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Leeds’ Deming Center Wins Global Award for Entrepreneurship Education

Oct. 9, 2019

Leeds School of Business won the “Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation Award” at the Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Event in Stockholm, September 26-28, 2019. The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship’s innovative education on high growth ventures stood out from a pool of 50 centers that applied...

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New Venture Launch Class Initiates Pilot

Oct. 7, 2019

Sometimes our most entrepreneurial students can feel constrained by a university setting. After all, who is not familiar with famous college dropouts who went on to be successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs? This Spring, Leeds is launching an exciting new class targeted to...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sara Fruman

Sept. 24, 2019

Sara graduated from CU Boulder in 2011 with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication concentrating on Entrepreneurship and International Media. She was part of the first cross-campus entrepreneurship program that is now known as the business minor. “I spent the last 10 years asking myself when it would be...

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Student Spotlight: Kevin Haley

Sept. 18, 2019

A passion for renewable energy Kevin Haley is an evening MBA candidate here at Leeds focusing on entrepreneurship. He’s also the director of member value and engagement at the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) where he oversees the membership program, new business development and engagement with Fortune 500 companies on...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...