Deming Center Venture Fund Members

Investment Updates from the Deming Center Venture Fund

Sept. 11, 2019

Richard Branson, founder, investor, philanthropist, and casual King of Marketing once said, “The best way to learn about anything is by doing.” For the student members of the Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF), nothing could be more true. DCVF is a graduate student-run investment fund, providing real capital to real...

chris woodruff last drop wrench

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Woodruff

Sept. 6, 2019

Meet Chris Woodruff, the Chief Experience Officer with Last Drop Wrench . Chris graduated from CU Boulder in 2001 with a degree in English and later received a Masters in Real Estate Development at Auburn University and an MBA from Clemson. While pursuing his MBA, Chris met Steven Owens, now...

Brad Revare from Careerwise Colorado

Alumni Spotlight: Brad Revare

July 10, 2019

Brad Revare is the Director of Business Partnerships at CareerWise Colorado.

CU Boulder to Host Global Entrepreneurship Research Conference

CU Boulder to Host Global Entrepreneurship Research Conference

July 10, 2019

The Leeds School of Business is a new sponsor and co-host of the Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference , joining the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, and the University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) in this...

Deming Center VEP program

Helping Veterans Start New Ventures

June 12, 2019

Last month, Erick Mueller , Executive Director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, traveled to Florida to teach veterans how to start and scale their ventures through the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP), a week-long bootcamp for disabled military veterans. EP is hosted at the University of Florida and veterans don’t...

Alumni Spotlight: Bruce Adair

Alumni Spotlight: Bruce Adair

June 11, 2019

Meet Bruce Adair, Co-CEO of freeTVee and an alumnus of our evening MBA program. freeTVee provides professional cord cutting services to anyone frustrated by the constantly increasing prices of pay TV. freeTVee helps customers find and install the best free and legal alternatives to pay TV. Customers typically save over...

rural colorado workshop

New CU Boulder partnership to grow entrepreneurship in Las Animas county

May 22, 2019

The City of Trinidad and the CU Leeds School of Business are hosting a public reception June 7 th to kick off a new five-year collaboration to support small businesses in the region. The City of Trinidad and the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business, have...

growth hacking workshop

Can Women be Hackers?

May 15, 2019

Absolutely! This spring we hit the road to find out how to help women entrepreneurs growth hack their business as part of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship Rural Coloardo Workshop Series . Faculty members Cynthia Banks and Visda Carson traveled to both Glenwood Springs and Vail, Colorado teaching " Growth...

Michael Marcoux CU Startup Club

Student Spotlight: Michael Marcoux

May 8, 2019

The CU Startup Club is relatively new, formed just last year by two CU Boulder students: one majoring in engineering and the other in business administration. The students felt there wasn’t enough overlap between the business school and the engineering school and agreed both majors would benefit from having a...

research insights

The Rise of Entrepreneurship Research

May 1, 2019

Academic research on entrepreneurship has emerged as a major focus area within business schools over the last 20 years. The Leeds School of Business has long sought to populate the field with highly-trained, effective researchers that have filled positions across the United States and the world. Leeds was one of...

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