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Announcing the Creative Distillation Podcast

March 11, 2020

The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship is excited to announce a new podcast, Creative Distillation . Co-hosted by Associate Professor Jeff York , our Research Director, and Instructor Brad Werner , our Teaching Director, each episode distills academic research on entrepreneurship into actionable insights. What is the Creative Distillation Podcast? The...

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Alumni Spotlight: Zhenghua "Z" Yang - Video Games with a Purpose

March 4, 2020

Last week we took a group of students on a field trip to Serenity Forge, a value-driven video game development company here in Boulder, CO. Founder “Z” is a 2014 Leeds alum, a TEDx speaker and was recently named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30. Why video games? A...

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Alumni Spotlight: Timothy Morrissey - A New Approach to Robotics

Feb. 26, 2020

Co-founder and CEO of Artimus Robotics , Timothy Morrissey, graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. After years of research and dedication, Timothy and his team launched Artimus Robotics in 2018. “When you think of a robot, you probably think of something like C-3PO made...

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Impactful Women Leaders in the Natural Foods Industry

Feb. 19, 2020

What do Tamar McKee, Jane Miller and Annie Ryu have in common? They’re all impactful women leaders in the natural foods industry. Last week, a new leadership program on campus, Impactful Women—hosted by the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative —brought this trio together to discuss their professional and personal journeys. Tamar...

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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...