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Student Spotlight: Anya Berlova

Nov. 13, 2019

Anya Berlova is a junior at Leeds School of Business studying finance. She’s very engaged with the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship and involved in cross-campus entrepreneurship activities, including the CU Boulder Entrepreneurship Passport program. We caught up with Anya to learn about her unique approach to combating bullying and her...

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The BOLDERBoulder: Running America's Best 10K

Nov. 6, 2019

People often think of an entrepreneurial path as one born from the spark of an idea never thought of before, or at the very least, never acted upon by someone else. This was not necessarily the case for Cliff Bosley, race director of the BOLDERBoulder. Cliff’s father Steve, started the...

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Call for Papers: 2020 Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference

Nov. 4, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2020 Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference 25-26 June 2020 in Cambridge, UK Paper submissions are due on 14 February 2020 The University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the National Tsing Hua University College of Technology and Management, and...

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Student Spotlight: Zach Klaus

Oct. 30, 2019

Zach Klaus has always like tools and it’s part of the reason he chose to study mechanical engineering here at CU Boulder. He’s a sophomore in the College of Engineering & Applied Science and is also pursuing a minor in applied mathematics. We caught up with Zach to learn about...

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Faculty Spotlight: Cynthia Banks

Oct. 23, 2019

Cynthia Banks has been teaching entrepreneurship at Leeds School of Business for over three years. In addition to teaching, Cynthia is the Faculty Director for Global Initiatives and runs a consulting business, New World Vistas. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in business and an MS in...

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Field Trip to Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha

Oct. 16, 2019

Last week, a group of CU Boulder students were introduced to the quickly growing Boulder-based kombucha company, Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha , on a field trip with the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at Leeds School of Business. The startup story Early on Friday, we gathered around a conference table in their...

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Founders of Ratio Beerworks Return to CU

Oct. 9, 2019

This article is part of a new series, Connecting Community and Classroom, where students will share stories from guest speakers in their entrepreneurship classes. Jason zumBrunnen and Scott Kaplan, founders of Ratio Beerworks recently returned to CU Boulder after graduating almost 20 years ago. “It’s a bit strange” commented Scott...

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Leeds’ Deming Center Wins Global Award for Entrepreneurship Education

Oct. 9, 2019

Leeds School of Business won the “Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation Award” at the Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Event in Stockholm, September 26-28, 2019. The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship’s innovative education on high growth ventures stood out from a pool of 50 centers that applied...

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New Venture Launch Class Initiates Pilot

Oct. 7, 2019

Sometimes our most entrepreneurial students can feel constrained by a university setting. After all, who is not familiar with famous college dropouts who went on to be successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs? This Spring, Leeds is launching an exciting new class targeted to...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sara Fruman

Sept. 24, 2019

Sara graduated from CU Boulder in 2011 with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication concentrating on Entrepreneurship and International Media. She was part of the first cross-campus entrepreneurship program that is now known as the business minor. “I spent the last 10 years asking myself when it would be...