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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...

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Alumni Spotlight: Dave Schaeffer

Dec. 4, 2019

Meet Dave Schaeffer, a Leeds alumni and founder of HIMALI , a Colorado Mountaineering Brand with roots in The Himalaya. HIMALI was founded in 2014 by Dave and legendary 13-time Everest summiteer and IFMGA climbing guide, Tendi Sherpa. Launching a company Dave graduated from Leeds School of Business in 2011...

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Community Spotlight: Aleš Vičič

Nov. 19, 2019

We recently had the pleasure of welcoming Aleš Vičič , a sports and performance psychologist with 20+ years of experience working with elite & Olympic-level athletes, to lead a workshop for MBA candidates in our High Growth Venture Fellowship program. Aleš expanded his work and expertise into the business-consulting field...