Dejun “Tony” Kong

Research Spotlight: The Data Behind Who You Should Ask For Funding

Feb. 2, 2023

Experienced founders and investors are the heartbeats behind any new venture ecosystem. They have the right funding, resources, and expertise to make a new business thrive. Dejun “Tony” Kong, associate professor at the Leeds School of Business, is one of the scholars spearheading difficult-to-answer questions about entrepreneurial investments.

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Instrument Design Lab explores the science of music

Feb. 2, 2023

Assistant Professor of Composition Annika Socolofsky blends the realms of art and science through the Instrument Design Lab (IDL). The course offers a science-based context to instrumentation, sound and musical creation.

Allen Lim

Alumni Spotlight: How Skratch Labs’ sports drinks are the key to success not only for athletes but for founder Allen Lim

Jan. 26, 2023

Allen Lim didn’t grow up with the dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Through coaching CU Boulder cycling, USA Cycling and multiple Pro Cycling Tour teams, he was surrounded by athletes throughout his life. One thing that was always a concern was the sugary sports drinks they consumed.

Classic cutlet

Mushroom protein company Meati Foods opens 'mega' facility

Jan. 26, 2023

TechCrunch—Meati Foods, a CU Boulder spinout, is closer to full-scale production of its whole-food protein made from the structural fibers of mushrooms, known as mycelium. The company announced Thursday the opening of its production facility, dubbed “Mega Ranch,” in Colorado.

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For hotel leadership, student perspectives on industry’s challenges offer something suite

Jan. 20, 2023

Putting students to work on a company project helps them apply their learning in meaningful ways. But it can also help companies consider innovative ideas.

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'Smart' walking stick could help visually impaired with groceries, finding a seat

Jan. 19, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder are tapping into advances in artificial intelligence to develop a new kind of walking stick for people who are blind or visually impaired.

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CU Boulder startups named 2023 Startups to Watch

Jan. 18, 2023

ColoradoInno—CU Boulder startups Vitro3D, Chembotix and Tynt Technologies named Startups to Watch.

Eddy Connors

Alumni Spotlight: Eddy Connors—Goodie Bag Food Co.

Dec. 8, 2022

University of Colorado Boulder graduate Eddy Connors has a track record of creating companies that achieve economic, social and environmental wealth.

Air monitoring device

LongPath Technologies raises $22M Series A to meet accelerating demand for its patented methane monitoring network

Dec. 5, 2022

CU Boulder startup LongPath Technologies, a leading provider of patented continuous emissions detection and quantification technology, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. The round included Buff Gold Ventures, a firm focused on deep tech investments coming out of the University of Colorado.

Tyler Hernandez and Michael Strand

Cofounders of CU Boulder startup named Forbes 30 Under 30

Dec. 1, 2022

Forbes—Using a technology called reversible metal electrodeposition, Tynt makes windows with the ability to adjust their tint to optimize visual and thermal comfort and reduce building energy consumption from light and HVAC use. Cofounders Tyler Hernandez and Michael Strand were named on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list.