Pat Moynihan DataFox

Alumni Spotlight: Pat Moynihan

Feb. 27, 2019

Pat Moynihan - a Leeds alum and the founder of AF Reducer - has had quite the entrepreneurial career path. He attended the Leeds School of Business from 2009 to 2013 where he majored in operations management, double minored in entrepreneurship and TAM (Technology, Art, and Media), and got a...


Community Spotlight: PocketChange

Feb. 19, 2019

Reyn Aubrey is the CEO and Co-Founder of PocketChange , a fundraising platform that allows individuals to take action wherever and whenever they are inspired. PocketChange is especially unique because the donation limit is between 25 cents and 2 dollars. This range makes it a ‘one of a kind’ all...

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How Platforms Can Orchestrate Innovation

Feb. 13, 2019

Entrepreneurs and startups are increasingly turning to platforms nowadays—whether it is about creating a new platform, or providing product offerings and soliciting ideas on a platform. Consider Kickstarter’s platform that features listings of thousands of entrepreneurial projects to connect with the millions of registered backers online, or Apple’s iOS platform...

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Trekking to Austin

Feb. 6, 2019

Last week, we took 20 students – eight graduate students and 12 undergraduate students – to Austin, Texas to meet startups and scaling ventures working to make the world a better and more sustainable place. We partnered with the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) here at Leeds to...

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Community Spotlight: Arieann Defazio

Jan. 23, 2019

Arieann Defazio is the Founder and CEO of Kitables , a company that gives people the confidence to build. Kitables makes building kits for DIY projects in a variety of fields for both customers and big businesses alike. A former biochemist, Arieann has been founding, managing, or working for startups...

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Alumni Spotlight: Spencer Turk

Jan. 9, 2019

Meet Spencer Turk. She graduated from Leeds School of Business in Spring 2018 with a Certificate in Social Responsibility and Ethics. Spencer is one of our amazing young alums we’ll be keeping a close eye on. As an outdoorsy sophomore with an interest in entrepreneurship, Spencer took a business ethics...


Community Spotlight: RVLove

Dec. 19, 2018

Marc and Julie Bennett from recently visited one of our Venture Planning classes to talk about their entrepreneurial journey and adventure. They shared some great lessons and demonstrated that entrepreneurship comes in all shapes, forms, and sizes. Making it Happen - The Lifestyle About four and a half years...


The Funding Fantasy

Dec. 12, 2018

Why entrepreneurs are asking for funds earlier than ever before Recent years have given way to the popularity of fundraising. Think Shark Tank. Demo Days. Seed, Pre-Seed, Stage A-Z Rounds. The widespread amount of capital flowing to startups, media attention of reality TV shows like Shark Tank, and proliferation of...

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A Co-Founder Always Striving for More

Dec. 5, 2018

Last week, we welcomed our final Lunch-n-Learn guest of the year, Michael Horvath . Our most packed lunch of the semester likely had something to do with Michael’s biggest claim to fame—his role in the founding of Strava . But to students’ delight, Michael dug deeper into his career and...

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Erick Mueller Named Campus Global Citizen of the Year

Nov. 28, 2018

Led by the Office of International Education, the Global Citizen Awards recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the CU Boulder community. The Global Citizen of the Year nominees are submitted by students and represent someone they consider a champion for international and/or education abroad students. This years’...