Pride merchandise.

Amid culture wars, here’s how companies can cultivate authenticity in Pride Month and beyond

June 8, 2023

Pressure campaigns targeting major brands like Target and Bud Light are testing companies’ commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community. Smart organizations should double down, Sabrina Volpone explains in this Q&A.

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‘Mobile money’ has been a game-changer in developing countries, but it may not be serving those who need it most

June 7, 2023

A new study exploring digital currency offerings in sub-Saharan Africa shows that as poverty gets more pervasive, a business model created to serve the poor breaks down.

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The impact of the $5 challenge on Colorado students

May 25, 2023

CU Boulder's Deming Center for Entrepreneurship is transforming local high schools by showing how $5 can create a difference for students and their communities.

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University of Colorado soars into top 5 for launching startups

May 23, 2023

The University of Colorado is a national leader in startup creation with a growing suite of entrepreneurial resources giving innovative researchers opportunities to spin ideas into businesses.

Jay Parry speaks at the CU Boulder Leeds School of Business Recognition ceremony

‘Be the ones who do’: Leeds grads urged to create meaningful impact

May 18, 2023

Recognition ceremony speakers shared perspectives on teamwork and leadership amid complexity and challenges as the Leeds School of Business's Class of 2023 headed into the business world.

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High-impact research drives increase in Leeds School rankings

April 11, 2023

As research productivity soars worldwide, Leeds School of Business professors continue to enjoy outsized influence in advancing business knowledge.​

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Model behavior: How a financial theorist’s insights help explain activity in markets

April 11, 2023

Fresh out of college, Brian Waters found himself working with White House financial advisors during the Great Recession. As this year's Pardo Memorial Finance lecturer, he utilized games to help students understand strategy and decision-making.

panel discussion on opportunities for the industry as it shifts out of the pandemic

Forum’s move a reminder that in real estate, location is tops

April 5, 2023

The CU Real Estate Center’s showcase attracted top industry players to discuss pandemic recovery, new projects and policy challenges.​ For the first time, the annual forum moved from the skyscrapers of Denver to the foothills of Boulder.

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Business confidence index improves, remains pessimistic in Colorado

March 24, 2023

Prepared and released by the Leeds School of Business research division, the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index—which gauges Colorado business leaders’ opinions about economic trends and how their industry will perform in the coming quarter—marks the third-longest period of pessimism in the index’s 20-year history.

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Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse ‘eerily reminiscent’ of 2008 crisis

March 14, 2023

We’ve seen this movie before, so how could history be repeating itself so soon? Experts from the Leeds School of Business reflect on the Silicon Valley Bank collapse and discuss what went wrong.