Alumni Spotlight: Steven Hlavac - Safest Games

Alumni Spotlight: Steven Hlavac - Safest Games

Sept. 15, 2021

Meet Steven Hlavac , founder of Safest Games ! Safest Games is a video game review platform that provides objective journalistic content on a variety of genres. Steven is a recent CU Boulder alumni. He came to Boulder for his graduate degree in Journalism and Entrepreneurship. The idea to become...

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Seighman - Rocky Mountain 3D Printing

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Seighman - Rocky Mountain 3D Printing

Sept. 8, 2021

Meet Chris Seighman , Founder and CEO of Rocky Mountain 3D Printing ! Rocky Mountain 3D Printing creates a variety of unique 3D printed pieces for consumers to purchase on Etsy and social media platforms. Chris graduated with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2020 at CU Boulder. Growing...

Alumni Spotlight: Eli Stone - Bouta

Alumni Spotlight: Eli Stone - Bouta

Sept. 1, 2021

Meet Eli Stone , a recent CU Boulder graduate, and Founder of Bouta! Bouta is a Gen-Z consulting firm that specializes in marketing and advertising. Bouta exists to bridge the gap between Gen-Z and the current business generation. Eli grew up in Centennial, Colorado, where his entrepreneurial journey started at...

Alumni Spotlight: Mark Leonard - Modscholar

Alumni Spotlight: Mark Leonard - Modscholar

Aug. 25, 2021

Meet Mark Leonard , a CU Boulder Alumni, and co-founder of Modscholar ! Modscholar is a scholarly communications platform that combines research institutions into a centralized network to make scholars’ lives more productive, connected, and allow for easy access to all scholarly research. Mark was initially drawn to Boulder because...

Creative Distillation EP 20

Entrepreneurship and Competing in a Growing Craft Industry

Aug. 19, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation research podcast delivers a spirited discussion with the entrepreneur Alastair Brogan. In Episode 20 of the Creative Distillation research podcast, hosts Brad Werner and Jeff York join Alastair Brogan, owner of Boulder Spirits at his distillery in Boulder, Colorado. According to podcast Producer Joel Davis this...

Alumni Spotlight: Dustin Ramsay - Sarus Lifting

Alumni Spotlight: Dustin Ramsay - Sarus Lifting

Aug. 11, 2021

Meet Dustin Ramsay , a recent CU Boulder alumni, and co-founder of Sarus Lifting ! Sarus Lifting creates lift planning tools for construction companies and heavy lifting contractors. Dustin recently graduated from CU with his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was initially drawn to Boulder by the...

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How the ‘Entrepreneurialism Ideology’ and Worker Rights are Shaping the Future of the Gig Economy

Aug. 4, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation research podcast delivers a spirited discussion on the positive and negative impact entrepreneurialism can have on businesses and communities through employer relations. Freelancing, subcontracting and tapping into the gig economy is common practice in Silicon Valley. And why not? Organizations reduce overhead and offset risk while...

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The Evolution of a Movement to a Market, how Yoga Evolved into a Global Industry.

Aug. 4, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation podcast delivers a spirited discussion on authenticity and when ‘meaningful commercialization’ can be beneficial. With roots dating back to the 2nd century B.C., how can Yoga’s growth over the last five decades be contextualized in business terms? And what lessons can modern entrepreneurs glean from the...

Alumni Spotlight: Morgan Kauss - Exo-Seat

Alumni Spotlight: Morgan Kauss - Exo-Seat

July 14, 2021

Meet Morgan Kauss , CU Boulder Almuna and founder of Exo-Seat! The Exo-Seat is a powered wheelchair accessory that provides postural support and assists upper body movement for wheelchair users with limited trunk stability. While attending CU Boulder, Morgan studied Mechanical Engineering with a Biomedical Focus. Morgan was involved in...

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What Distillers and Food Trucks Can Teach us About Authenticity

June 18, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation podcast delivers a spirited discussion on the importance of authenticity to build a credible venture using research from Food Trucks. Things don’t always resonate with everyone; however, remaining true to your ‘authentic self’ ensures a venture is following the right path. A venture is dependent on...

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