Community Spotlight: Olivia Pedersen - Sustaio

Community Spotlight Update: Olivia Pedersen - Sustaio

April 13, 2022

The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship is excited to share an update on former spotlight feature , Olivia Pedersen! Olivia Pedersen is the Founder & CEO of Sustaio , a platform that empowers individuals to achieve a sustainable lifestyle with a Sustaio Score. About Sustaio Sustaio is a business-to-business-to-consumer company using...

Deming Event Spotlight - Startups & Sandwiches

Deming Event Spotlight - Startups & Sandwiches

April 6, 2022

Introducing Startups & Sandwiches hosted by the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship ! Startups & Sandwiches provides students with an opportunity to network with seasoned entrepreneurs, while enjoying some of the finest sandwiches Boulder has to offer…for free! About Startups & Sandwiches Startups & Sandwiches occurs once a month during the...

Aaron Friedland and friend posing in front of a rocky structure on a hike.

Aaron Friedland: COventure Forward Entrepreneur

April 5, 2022

You’ve undoubtedly heard of the rising trend of campervans as an alternative to living in a house or apartment. What you may not know is how expensive these vans are to obtain; a fully-equipped campervan can cost upwards of $100,000. This is why Aaron Friedland started Oasis Campervans , which...

Eboni Freeman in business professional attire

Eboni Freeman: COventure Forward Mentor

April 5, 2022

An absolute powerhouse in the Boulder community, Eboni is Vice-Chair of the Arts & Culture Commission and Senior Director of Programs at Boulder’s Watson Institute. She also hosts her own creative studio and podcast Wonder Stars of the Universe , “built on creative exploration at the vortex of art, design,...

Community Spotlight: Roger Hosea - DocuPots

Community Spotlight: Roger Hosea - DocuPots

March 30, 2022

Meet Roger Hosea , a former Rural Colorado Workshop Series attendee and founder of DocuPots! DocuPots are biodegradable planting pots made entirely out of paper. Roger was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Science and Natural Resources degree in 1982. Roger spent...

CU's Climate Prize Night winning team Agraaze accepting their $10,000 check

CU Climate Prize Night

March 29, 2022

Three weeks ago at the New Venture Challenge Climate Prize Night, five finalists competed for the chance to win a share of $20K. Teams showcased their passion and innovation to tackle pressing climate issues. Their solutions ranged from eliminating landfills to underwater vacuums. In first place was Agraaze with their...

Alumni Spotlight: Brandon Slade - Untapped 

Alumni Spotlight: Brandon Slade - Untapped 

March 16, 2022

Meet Brandon Slade , CU alumni and founder of Untapped Learning! Untapped uses research-backed methods to assist students who struggle with learning disabilities. Brandon grew up in Boulder, Colorado. Upon high school graduation, he attended college in Ohio on a football scholarship. He later went on to complete his Master’s...

Alumni Spotlight: Mitch Rivard - Wittit

Alumni Spotlight: Mitch Rivard - Wittit

March 9, 2022

Meet Mitch Rivard , CU Boulder alumni and founder of Wittit! Wittit is a housing and roommate search platform exclusive to college students. Mitch lived most of his life in Aurora, Colorado. He graduated from CU Boulder in 2013 with a degree in Economics. Upon graduating, Mitch pursued a career...

Alumni Spotlight: Chase Prieve - Hi There Solutions

Alumni Spotlight: Chase Prieve - Hi There Solutions

March 2, 2022

Meet Chase Prieve , CU Boulder alumni and founder of Hi There Solutions! Hi There Solutions is a mobile app that provides communication solutions for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. In 2014, Chase graduated from CU Boulder with a degree in Marketing and Management. He also received Business of...

Community Spotlight: Marie Soleil - Mind Body SOLEiL

Community Spotlight: Marie Soleil - Mind Body SOLEiL

Feb. 23, 2022

Meet Marie Soleil, founder of Mind Body SOLEiL! Mind Body SOLEiL is a fitness and specialty massage studio located in Durango, Colorado. At the beginning of the Covid19 pandemic, Marie was working in Sequoia, California as a massage therapist. As the world began to shift online, Marie noticed a rise...

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