Creative Distillation Research Podcast

Leeds School of Business award-winning podcast is co-hosted by the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship's Research Director Jeff York and Faculty Director Brad Werner. Each episode distills academic research on entrepreneurship into actionable insights.

Demystifying Entrepreneurship: Rural Colorado Workshop Series (RCWS)

This interactive certificate course takes a pragmatic approach to entrepreneurship using a highly interactive setting and flexible, scalable sessions throughout rural Colorado. The result: Small businesses, startups and local governments in rural Colorado gain the tools to solve business and organizational challenges through the entrepreneurial mindset.

CU Entrepreneurs Mentor Network

Are you interested in helping other entrepreneurs better their businesses? Signup for the CU Entrepreneurs Mentor Network and share your expertise with campus ventures, entrepreneurial curriculum and programs.

K-12 Programs

Through a combination of exercises, sessions and workshops, we can effectively leverage our entrepreneurial expertise to bring quality programming to elementary, middle, and high school students while preparing the next generation of undergraduate and graduate students.

Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Hosted at universities throughout the country, we give back to our disabled military veterans so they can start and grow ventures.

Read About Our Community Impact

2023 Rural Colorado Workshop Series participants in Craig, Colorado

Revolutionizing Rural Colorado: $5,000 Grant Win to Escalate Entrepreneurship!

Nine years ago, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business launched... Read more
2022 RCWS Yampa Valley attendess standing together looking up at the camera

StartUp to ScaleUp in Northwestern Colorado: Rural Colorado Workshop Series Yampa Valley Returns!

The Demystifying Entrepreneurship Rural Colorado Workshop Series (RCWS) in partnership with Northwest Colorado Small Business... Read more
The year four RCWS team in Telluride

Shore Up Your Business: Rural Colorado Workshop Series Finale in Telluride!

Over the past four years, the Telluride Venture Network (TVN) and the Leeds School of... Read more
16 participants from Demystifying Entrepreneurship – StartUp to ScaleUp on August 11 and 12 standing together for a group photo

The Third Rendition of the Demystifying Entrepreneurship Workshop Comes to Ignacio, CO

[Ignacio, Colorado, August 17, 2023] The Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the Deming Center for... Read more
Participants and faculty from last year's Demystifying Entrepreneurship Workshop

Rural communities get demystified when starting their businesses

University of Colorado teams up with the Southern Ute Tribe to help business ideas come... Read more
Kayla Toledo, member of the Jemez Pueblo

Empowering Native American Communities: Kayla Toledo’s Journey with RCWS Ignacio 

Kayla Toledo , a member of the Jemez Indian Tribe located in Albuquerque, New Mexico,... Read more
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