ferment team

More Than a Starter

Nov. 30, 2020

Amid a pandemic, entrepreneurial students Andre Gruber and Rafaelo Infante rise to the challenge by launching a small-scale bakery, Ferment.

andre and rafa in kitchen

Student Spotlight: Andre Gruber - Ferment Boulder

Nov. 10, 2020

Meet Andre Gruber, a senior studying Creative Technology & Design with a minor in Computer Science and the CEO of Ferment, an artisanal bakery in Boulder, CO, that emerged during the pandemic.

ben bailet

Student Spotlight: Ben Bailet - Working Through COVID

Oct. 26, 2020

Meet Ben Bailet, a rising CU Boulder senior studying Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business and a sales and business development intern at a Saber Astronautics.

pufferfish robot prototype

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Oct. 21, 2020

PufferBot is the brainchild of graduate student Hooman Hedayati and his colleagues at the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder. It’s a skittish machine: This hovering quadcopter drone comes complete with a plastic shield that can expand in size at a moment’s notice—forming a robotic airbag that could prevent dangerous collisions between people and machines.

andrew ferraro

Undergrad Andrew Ferraro makes Colorado Inno's 2020 Under 25 List

Oct. 12, 2020

The CU Boulder undergrad has been an entrepreneur since 2011, founding and running a variety of businesses to profit. He founded Exchanging303, a premium clothing reseller, and Flippers, a business buying, fixing and reselling cracked iPhones. He has interned at Northwestern Mutual and Boulder’s Boomtown Accelerators and is now a venture intern at Denver’s Stout Street Capital.

entrepreneurial solutions team

Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurial Solutions 2020

Sept. 29, 2020

For MBA students looking for an unconventional internship alternative, Entrepreneurial Solutions (ES) provides students at Leeds School of Business with the opportunity to start their own consulting business.

Alexis Harris

Three winning groups of undergraduates recognized by the SKO Together Challenge for their creativity in trying to come up with ways to adjust to life during the pandemic.

Sept. 25, 2020

Each team was given $1,500 to launch their ideas, allowing them to turn their plans into reality.

daniela withaar

Student Spotlight: Daniela Withaar - The Boulder Alt. Protein Project

Sept. 17, 2020

Meet Daniela Withaar, a senior studying Business Administration and Environmental Studies with a Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate through the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship! As the Project's Chief Marketing Officer, Daniela manages their social media and is responsible for email marketing, graphic design, and web development. By cultivating a community that is excited about alternative proteins, the club aims to make Boulder an even bigger hub for the innovation and commercialization of alternative proteins.

Areyana Proctor

Media student captures life stories with video startup Mamabird Interviews

Sept. 9, 2020

Determined to make the most of her life and have an impact on the world, sophomore Areyana Proctor helped launch a video production company that produces legacy interviews to preserve families’ history and memories.

art piece of four multiethnic women hugging

Student Spotlight: Hailey Breaker - theinbetween2020

Aug. 26, 2020

Meet Hailey Breaker, a rising senior and co-founder of theinbetween2020, a digital media platform for womxn, femmes, and non-binary POC. Hailey is pursuing a major in Environmental Studies and a minor in Leadership Studies.