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Student Spotlight: Zayna Pieper - More Than Just a Phone Accessory

Feb. 12, 2020

Zayna Pieper is a senior at CU Boulder and founder of Frenz. Her company helps prevent involuntary drugging through a phone accessory that allows you to test your drinks for common date-rape drugs. Two best friends and CU students, Molly and Clayton, took Frenz out with them for a user...

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Student Spotlight: Felipe Jacob - Vintage Clothing Side Hustle

Feb. 5, 2020

Meet Felipe Jacob, a senior at Leeds School of Business and owner of HammyDownVtg , a vintage and streetwear shop. Coming from Brazil and Miami, Felipe didn’t grow up around snow and his desire for something new and love for snowboarding, Felipe decided to attend the University of Colorado. His...

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Alumni Spotlight: Kelsey Kinzer – Sustainable Glitter Gel

Jan. 29, 2020

CU alumna and Founder of Gaia Glam , Kelsey Kinzer participated in a dual degree program, where she received an MBA in Marketing & Entrepreneurship and a Master’s in Theatre & Performance Studies. Graduate school was an intense experience where she worked hard to devote time to each department and...

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Student Spotlight: Daniel Strangfeld - The Collapsible Keg

Jan. 22, 2020

Daniel Strangfeld started at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2016 on a path towards becoming an architect. Early on, Daniel knew that he needed creative freedom, but once he learned that drawing wasn’t his favorite thing to do, he decided to switch into the Technology, Arts and Media...

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Alumni Spotlight: Max Horwitz - The Value of an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Diplomacy

Jan. 15, 2020

This past week, we had the chance to catch up with CU alumni and Director of International Development for the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), Max Horwitz . Max graduated from CU Boulder in 2012 with a degree in political science and said his time here was very special:...

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Instant Coffee That Actually Tastes Good

Jan. 7, 2020

This is a part of the Connecting Community and Classroom series. People and businesses featured here were guest speakers in a business course and a current student wrote the following piece. Coffee is an essential part of many morning routines. Founder of Alpine Start , Alex Hanifin, is no exception...

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Alumni Spotlight: Harrison Neff, Changing Commercial Real Estate

Dec. 18, 2019

Meet Harrison Neff, Head of Product and Co-Founder of BlueSuit , a company transforming the way brokers and owners collaborate in privately held commercial real estate. Harrison graduated from Leeds School of Business and with a degree in Finance and a certificate in Operations and Information Systems in 2012. While...

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Leeds’ High Growth Venture Fellowship Lands in Top Tier of Innovative Programs Worldwide

Dec. 13, 2019

In our fast-paced, ever-changing business world, MBA programs must continue to evolve how they deliver a forward-looking education. This is what the MBA Roundtable association looks for in awarding its global MBA Roundtable Innovator Award : new ideas, approaches, programs, curricula and processes at business schools that advance innovation in...

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Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Cagle

Dec. 11, 2019

This week, we had a chance to speak with Tyler Cagle, CU alumni and co-founder/CEO of Drivewayz , an app that allows home and business owners to rent out unused parking spaces at an hourly rate, custom to their day to day schedule. Getting started During his time at CU,...

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Glut(t)on for Knowledge: Learnings from Startup Founders over Sandwiches

Dec. 9, 2019

This semester, I’ve had the pleasure of growing and iterating on one of our flagship programs, Startups & Sandwiches. What started as a desire to get the university to fund my addiction to gourmet sandwiches has evolved into an opportunity for students to have lunch with the founders of some...