Destination Startup

CU Boulder brings together top spinoffs from Colorado research institutions for Destination Startup

Jan. 24, 2019

A collaboration among Front Range research universities and federal laboratories, Destination Startup seeks to connect Colorado’s most promising ventures with funding and networking opportunities so they can take the next step toward commercialization.

Kevin Emory

Respect Your Mother Recycling Student Founder Tells His Story

Jan. 23, 2019

CU Boulder student Kevin Emory chats with fellow mechanical engineering student Tyler Edens about Respect Your Mother (RYM) Recycling — his Boulder-based startup that’s striving for zero waste through a university-based recycling model. Emory shares how he got his idea off the ground, being an underdog and why time management...


Startups and Students Podcast Miniseries Launches

Jan. 15, 2019

What's the best way to share stories about student startups? Well, to hear directly from the student founders, of course. This is what the new podcast miniseries called Students and Startups aims to do. The Innovation Action Team, a group of student leaders within the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, have...

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CU Boulder among US universities offering programs to nurture entrepreneurship

Jan. 12, 2019

CGTN America profiles CU Boulder's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative and interviews Director Sarabeth Berk about the rise of entrepreneurship programs across U.S. college campuses.

Corey Neu pitching his new innovation next-generation dermal fillers

Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising ventures, including artificial muscle and dermal filler innovations

Nov. 20, 2018

Fourteen finalists pitched their innovations at the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), a funding competition run by the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and designed to help commercially-promising technologies accelerate into impactful business ventures.

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Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Leeds Business School’s MBA program #10 for entrepreneurship

Nov. 13, 2018

Tiffany Harbrect reports that Leeds has direct access to an incredibly distinctive, vibrant entrepreneurial business community with a wealth of venture capital and startup opportunities.


Validator Helps Students Test Early Stage Ideas

Oct. 28, 2018

As mentors, experts, staff, and professors who care about nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit, we get approached by students who are eager to put their ideas into action. Want to tell us about your new service to improve 2am food delivery on campus or how you're going to disrupt the burrito...

Justin Gold from Justin's

Justin's Inspires at First Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff

Oct. 4, 2018

Before an idea can come to life, it first has to be imagined. In other words, it takes a spark to ignite new ideas, and that’s exactly what CU Boulder's first Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff was all about. The purpose of the night was to inspire the audience with...

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Samsung Venture, Hyundai join BMW with investment in CU Boulder battery technology

Sept. 12, 2018

Bloomberg recently reported that Solid Power Inc., a Colorado-based developer of next-generation solid-state batteries, has completed a $20 million deal with Samsung Venture, Hyundai and others.

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Media takes note of CU Boulder and entrepreneurial ecosystem

Sept. 12, 2018

CU Boulder and the rich entrepreneurial ecosystem in which it thrives were spotlighted in a Colorado Daily article this week. The piece highlighted the recent and first-of-its-kind Boulder Innovation Report , which was released earlier this year by the Boulder Chamber’s Boulder Economic Council. Data for the report was compiled...