David Lopez, a junior majoring in business with an emphasis on real estate, has learned to not be afraid of failure. While his original startup idea (Airnovate) never materialized, he chose to rebound from his mistakes and start Internalyze (now Gritly). David reflects on his entrepreneurial journey, from failing and founding to everything in between.
Ted Thayer (EngrPhys '15) is no stranger to the CU Boulder startup world. As a student, he co-founded four companies – MyCoNet, Myra Makes, Nimb.ly, and Earable – and participated in several entrepreneurial campus programs such as Startup Summer, New Venture Challenge, Catalyze CU and countless others. Ted reflects on his startup journey for Myra Makes – a company that creates fun, educational activity books for creative kids.
A group of three engineering students and one business student at the University of Colorado Boulder are using their specialized skills to improve bike safety. Alex Mulvaney, who graduated from CU in the spring, tells CBS4 he came up with the idea two years ago.
The StrideTech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more.