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Aligning Business and Tech—and Teeth, Too

Feb. 14, 2022

If successful, a startup aiming at dental disruption will have Leeds' collaboration with engineers to thank. From left, Rachel Anderson (Law'22), Camila Uzcategui, Johnny Hergert, Jennifer Howard and engineering professor Robert McLeod. All have some connection to Vitro3D, a startup that's benefiting from Uzcategui and Hergert's technical expertise, as well...

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Climate Crisis, Meet Entrepreneurship

Nov. 27, 2021

Turns out, small businesses can create big impact on the most urgent problem of our time. According to new research from Jeffrey York, entrepreneurs promoting environmental protection may be more effective at addressing climate change than sweeping policies or legacy companies trying to go green. These findings could help rethink...

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Deming Center Wins Prestigious Award from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers

Nov. 18, 2021

Deming shined among the top entrepreneurship programs in the world for its trailblazing initiative for CU’s student-athletes, Buffs With a Brand. The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at Leeds School of Business celebrated an impressive win at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference last month, when it clinched the...

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Founders, Keepers: Leeds Research May Help Developing Countries Attract and Nurture Startups

July 8, 2021

New findings aim to empower entrepreneurs in becoming engines for emerging ecomonies. Entrepreneurs can be a very valuable asset for emerging economies striving to generate economic development, which is why many countries are interested in creating programs and entrepreneurial ecosystems to attract these individuals and their firms. But courting founders...

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Techstars’ Partnership with CU Boulder Gives Students and Startups a Leg Up

Nov. 11, 2020

A new partnership between Techstars and Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder creates exciting opportunities for students, graduates and entrepreneurs. The collaboration is a win-win proposition. CU students and graduates gain the unique opportunity to become associates of Techstars’ accelerator teams around the world. What’s more,...

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Leeds Partners With CU Athletics to Support Athlete Entrepreneurs

July 7, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Athletics program is launching a new initiative in September to support and prepare current student-athletes to capitalize on their name, image, and likeness ahead of pending NCAA legislation approval in January 2021. Spearheaded by Athletic Director Rick George, “Buffs With a Brand” brings together industry...

Creative Distillation Podcast

When Help Is Harmful: Eye-Opening Lessons of Entrepreneurship During a Crisis

May 8, 2020

The Creative Distillation Podcast - Episode 6. Spontaneous Venturing In the Wake of COVID-19

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Leeds School of Business Wins Innovation Program Award by the AACSB for Elevating Entrepreneurial Mindsets

April 21, 2020

The innovative Demystifying Entrepreneurship workshop series produced by the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business, has received global acclaim in the 2020 Innovations That Inspire challenge by AACSB International, the world’s largest business education alliance. Leeds is one of the 25 business schools chosen this year,...

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Harnessing Student Brainpower to Solve COVID-19 Challenges

April 4, 2020

They’ve been trained to think and act like entrepreneurs. Now, business minor capstone students in the new venture course at Leeds School of Business face their most challenging project yet: Create a business that solves a problem of the coronavirus pandemic. Problems can range from addressing supply chain challenges, efficient...