Alumni Spotlight: Matt Holmes - Vela Apparel 

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Holmes - Vela Apparel 

Jan. 19, 2022

Meet Matt Holmes , a CU Boulder Alumni, and founder of Vela Apparel! Vela Apparel creates comfortable, versatile activewear from high-quality sustainable products and materials. Matt was born and raised in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He attended CU Boulder where he received a degree in Philosophy and German in 2006. While...

Staff Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Faculty Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Jan. 5, 2022

Meet David Brown , a teacher at the University of Colorado Boulder and Co-Founder of Techstars. Techstars has a mission dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed! They offer a variety of accelerator programs that allow startups to connect with mentors, receive funding, and participate in educational workshops. David attended McGill University...

Rich Turner

Student Spotlight: Rich Turner - Bulwark Coffee

Dec. 15, 2021

M eet Rich Turner, a current MBA student at the Leeds School of Business and Founder of Bulwark Coffee Company ! Bulwark Coffee Company is the first-ever coffee company to donate 100% of profits to first responders and veterans. It uses a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based, e-commerce model, and is set to...

Alumni Spotlight: Reed Gregory - Kenyan Orphan Support

Alumni Spotlight: Reed Gregory - Kenyan Orphan Support

Dec. 8, 2021

Meet Reed Gregory , a CU Boulder Alumni, Co-Founder of Twisted Wardrobe Designs, and partner of Kenyan Orphan Support. Twisted Wardrobe Designs is a Colorado-based women’s clothing boutique that carries apparel designed for everyday wear. Reed transferred to CU Boulder from Wisconsin during his Sophomore year. While attending CU Boulder,...

Hayley Harris

COventure Forward Mentor: Hayley Harris

Dec. 8, 2021

Hayley Harris is a wonderful mentor in our COventure Forward program. She’s worked with businesses such as Tocabe , Spark Mindset , and BeFriendlee. As the owner and lead consultant of ideali Consulting , Hayley is a master of metamorphosis. Going strong for 12 years, she assists companies with rebranding,...

Brian Saeger

COventure Forward Entrepreneur: Brian Saeger, Founder of Be Free Organizing

Dec. 8, 2021

When serene order seems like an impossible fantasy, why not call in an expert? If you’ve seen Pulp Fiction, Brian is essentially The Wolf—Although, he won’t help you cover up a murder. For 14 years, Be Free Organizing has been turning clutter into clarity when people need it most. Brian...

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Gutterman - Green Builder Media

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Gutterman - Green Builder Media

Dec. 1, 2021

Meet Sara Gutterman , a CU Boulder Alumna, CEO, and Co-Founder of Green Builder Media! Green Builder Media is North America’s leading media company focused on green building and sustainable living practices. Sara was born in Colorado and decided at a young age that she wanted to dedicate her professional...

Executive Director, Erick Mueller holding the Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines award.

Deming Center Wins Prestigious Award from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers

Nov. 18, 2021

Deming shined among the top entrepreneurship programs in the world for its trailblazing initiative for CU’s student-athletes, Buffs With a Brand. The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at Leeds School of Business celebrated an impressive win at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference last month, when it clinched the...

Student Spotlight: Jake Groth & Alex Smith - Shivoo

Student Spotlight: Jake Groth & Alex Smith - Shivoo

Nov. 17, 2021

Meet Jake Groth and Alex Smith , current seniors at CU Boulder and Co-Founders of Shivoo! Shivoo is a digital platform that allows users to discover public events in their area and plan private events of their own. Jake and Alex both attended high school in Denver, CO, and played...

Creative Distillation

How Stress, Emotional Intelligence and Technology Impacts Managers at Large Organizations Compared to Entrepreneurs

Nov. 11, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation research podcast delivers a spirited discussion on creating a sense of shared ownership and a pop-quiz on research from the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. What if “try walking in my shoes'' was more than a lyric but an actual approach to building a business? The famous idiom...

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