Students and community members chat and enjoy refreshments in the Start Up Hub during the New Venture Challenge kickoff night at Williams Village in 2018.

Photo of the Week: New Venture Challenge

April 15, 2021

Know any budding CU entrepreneurs who need only a good push to get their business off the ground? Point them to the New Venture Challenge (NVC).

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Sweet Gig

March 18, 2021

CU grad Jessica Dee Sawyer (ArtHist’03) is a fifth-generation candymaker with an eye for innovation.

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Simple Wealth

Feb. 16, 2021

Accredited Financial Counselor® Holly Morphew shares her proven system for eliminating debt, building savings, creating wealth, and reaching financial independence-allowing you to live your best and most joyful life, both today and in the future.

Richard Wobbenkind

The COVID Economy

Nov. 10, 2020

Senior economist Richard Wobbekind, associate dean for business and government relations, has worked for the Leeds School of Business since 1985. Here he discusses our nation’s economy in a pandemic world.

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Buffs With a Brand

Nov. 10, 2020

Coinciding with the latest NCAA sanctions, a new CU Athletics program teaches student-athletes personal branding, entrepreneurial skills and financial literacy.

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Tom Garfinkel Is Made for Miami

Oct. 1, 2019

Tom Garfinkel, a big success in the business of the NFL, proves a Buffalo can become a Dolphin.

Kyle Redfield

Q&A with Kyle Redfield, CEO of KonaRed

April 18, 2018

As CEO of cold-brew coffee company KonaRed, Kyle Redfield (Econ’06) keeps one thing in mind: Sustainability. Annually, the Kona, Hawaii-based company reduces 40 million tons of waste by using the often-discarded coffee fruit, the fruit surrounding the coffee bean, in its products.

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Talking About Revolutions

March 1, 2018

Gregory Crichlow has transformed a former drug den into a boutique bike shop that also sells artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate.

Beyond the champion

Beyond the Champion: Institutionalizing Innovation Through People

Large, mature companies often struggle when it comes to the uncertain process of breakthrough innovation. But innovation is an imperative in today's cutthroat business environment. To fulfill its potential, there has to be a better way—and there is.

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How to Acquire Your First Million Customers: Scaling Your Online Business by Laying the Foundation for Growth

April 11, 2017

How to Acquire Your First Million Customers is a book for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of growing an online business.

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