In 2019, Venture Partners at CU Boulder—the university's commercialization arm—launched the state's first-ever showcase for research-based startups spun out of Colorado universities and federal laboratories. Destination Startup® aims to connect these startups with investors and the greater innovation ecosystem in hopes of securing capital and making industry connections to advance their companies.
When he and his co-founders launched Boulder Media House, Jeremy Elder (CritMedia’20) was still a full-time student. Today, the young crew of CU graduates behind the boutique production company has created content for businesses from luxury expedition vehicles to high-end fashion, and they continue to elevate their game.
“In quarantine I had nothing to do, and I was sitting at home, and I felt like I needed a project to keep me going,” Hannah Richardson said. “I started looking back at some other songs I had written … and just started writing based off of how I was feeling.”
In the summer of 2017, Joel Holton was one of nearly 600 personnel fighting the Keystone Fire, from which he narrowly escaped. A few years later––as a senior studying information science––he teamed up with classmates to develop new navigation aids with the needs of wildland firefighters in mind.
Congratulations to the CU Boulder Entrepreneurship Center for Music (ECM) and ECM Director Jeffrey Nytch ! Dr. Nytch will be awarded the Sharon Alpi Award for Innovative Pedagogy by the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education and the ECM recently won the Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Award from the Global Consortium...
University of Colorado Boulder alum Andy Hackbarth, a classical guitarist/singer-songwriter, is currently renovating the historic Saguache Hotel, slowly turning a dilapidated seasonal antique shop into a functioning hotel and mixed-use creative venue.
Berkley Bering Gamble is the creator of zero-waste fashion line Past Life the Collective. Throughout November and December, 10 percent of profits from sales will go to the nonprofit Protect Our Winters. (Nikki Nixon/ Courtesy photo)
Two CU Boulder spinouts and one technology were among 37 Colorado startups approved for funding as part of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)’s Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program. The awards went to Darwin Biosciences, Think Biosciences and assistant mechanical engineering professor Carson Bruns.