Berkley Bering Gamble

Boulder native and CU grad creates high-end, zero-waste fashion line, where the people and planet come before profit

Nov. 20, 2020

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)

faran nouri

Alumna Faran Nouri charts path as venture capitalist

Nov. 3, 2020

When she first arrived in Boulder in the late 1970s, Faran Nouri was a scared girl from post-revolutionary Iran who spoke very little English. Today, Nouri is a powerhouse venture capital executive who discovers and helps support the best and brightest new tech companies.

nora barpal

Music grad’s solution to spendy college auditions: Recording studio in a box

Sept. 20, 2020

College of Music graduate Nora Barpal wants to break down barriers that can keep young music students from becoming professional musicians. One of these barriers is the oftentimes onerous process of auditioning to get into music schools.

robert deming

In Memory of Alumnus Robert H. Deming

Sept. 17, 2020

We remember and celebrate the life of Robert H. Deming, two-time Leeds alumnus (Acct’56 and MS Mgmt’59) and longtime, generous supporter of the Leeds School of Business and namesake of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship. Bob Deming passed away peacefully at his home in Maui, Hawaii, on September 4 with his wife of 67 years, Beverly A. Deming, at his side.

brennie pellegrini

Alumni Spotlight: Brennie Pellegrini - From Techstars to Challenger

Sept. 10, 2020

Meet Brennie Pellegrini, a CU Boulder Alumni and Head of Growth at Challenger Finance, a FinTech company that offers super-powered bank accounts as a financial wellness perk for employees.

clay crusher

Alumni Spotlight: Derek Van Wagner - Not Your Average Board Game

Sept. 3, 2020

Meet Derek Van Wagner, CU Boulder Alumni and creator of Clay Crusher, a creative board game. Derek graduated in 2010 with a BS in Business Administration, focusing on Marketing and International Business.

fletcher richman and halp team

Enabling the ways we work

July 8, 2020

CU Engineering alum Fletcher Richman's (ElCompEngr’14) startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools. His company, Halp, was recently acquired by Atlassian.


Alumni Spotlight: David Goldberg - Social Gaming with Friends

May 14, 2020

Meet David Goldberg: A 2010 Leeds School of Business graduate and CEO of Cyberspaces, a platform to play social games with friends that has video chat built in.

ron basak-smith

Alumni Spotlight: Ron Basak-Smith - Sustainable Packaging Solutions

April 30, 2020

lee granas

Lee Granas' Company for Productivity

April 29, 2020

Alumna Lee Granas (EPOBio, Hist’01) is the co-founder of focused, a San Francisco-based company providing space for people seeking distraction-free work.