Alumni Spotlight: Pete Turner - Illegal Pete's

Alumni Spotlight: Pete Turner - Illegal Pete's

Jan. 26, 2022

Meet Pete Turner the President, and Founder of Illegal Pete’s! Illegal Pete’s is a Mexican restaurant dedicated to serving fast, healthy food to customers in an incredibly social environment. Pete was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado. In high school, Pete worked at several restaurants where he gained valuable experience...

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Holmes - Vela Apparel 

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Holmes - Vela Apparel 

Jan. 19, 2022

Meet Matt Holmes , a CU Boulder Alumni, and founder of Vela Apparel! Vela Apparel creates comfortable, versatile activewear from high-quality sustainable products and materials. Matt was born and raised in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He attended CU Boulder where he received a degree in Philosophy and German in 2006. While...

Staff Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Faculty Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Jan. 5, 2022

Meet David Brown , a teacher at the University of Colorado Boulder and Co-Founder of Techstars. Techstars has a mission dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed! They offer a variety of accelerator programs that allow startups to connect with mentors, receive funding, and participate in educational workshops. David attended McGill University...

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Student Spotlight: Rich Turner - Bulwark Coffee

Dec. 15, 2021

M eet Rich Turner, a current MBA student at the Leeds School of Business and Founder of Bulwark Coffee Company ! Bulwark Coffee Company is the first-ever coffee company to donate 100% of profits to first responders and veterans. It uses a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based, e-commerce model, and is set to...

Alumni Spotlight: Reed Gregory - Kenyan Orphan Support

Alumni Spotlight: Reed Gregory - Kenyan Orphan Support

Dec. 8, 2021

Meet Reed Gregory , a CU Boulder Alumni, Co-Founder of Twisted Wardrobe Designs, and partner of Kenyan Orphan Support. Twisted Wardrobe Designs is a Colorado-based women’s clothing boutique that carries apparel designed for everyday wear. Reed transferred to CU Boulder from Wisconsin during his Sophomore year. While attending CU Boulder,...

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Gutterman - Green Builder Media

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Gutterman - Green Builder Media

Dec. 1, 2021

Meet Sara Gutterman , a CU Boulder Alumna, CEO, and Co-Founder of Green Builder Media! Green Builder Media is North America’s leading media company focused on green building and sustainable living practices. Sara was born in Colorado and decided at a young age that she wanted to dedicate her professional...

Student Spotlight: Jake Groth & Alex Smith - Shivoo

Student Spotlight: Jake Groth & Alex Smith - Shivoo

Nov. 17, 2021

Meet Jake Groth and Alex Smith , current seniors at CU Boulder and Co-Founders of Shivoo! Shivoo is a digital platform that allows users to discover public events in their area and plan private events of their own. Jake and Alex both attended high school in Denver, CO, and played...

Lessons Learned: Hagan Kolanz -  Hyperion

Lessons Learned: Hagan Kolanz - Hyperion

Nov. 10, 2021

Meet Hagan Kolanz , a current Senior at CU Boulder and former Founder of Hyperion! Hyperion was a specialty glasses company that created liquid crystal lenses with the ability to quickly adapt to changing lighting conditions depending on the environment. Hagan was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado, and moved...

Student Spotlight: Max Young - Hooot

Student Spotlight: Max Young - Hooot

Nov. 3, 2021

Meet Max Young , founder of Hooot! Hooot is a mobile app designed to provide immediate assistance to those who feel that they are in a dangerous situation by allowing the user to say a codeword or phrase into their phone and the app will immediately alert the user’s emergency...

Student Spotlight: Steven Winterbach - Next Use 

Student Spotlight: Steven Winterbach - Next Use 

Oct. 27, 2021

Meet Steven Winterbach , Co-Founder of the Colorado-based composting and recycling company, Next Use . Steven is currently studying Management and Entrepreneurship with an emphasis in Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the Leeds School of Business. Steven was raised in South Africa and moved to England in 2011 where he...

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