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Worst of Colorado recession may be behind us, new report shows

Aug. 5, 2020

The worst of the COVID-19-induced recession may be in the rear-view mirror for Colorado businesses, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released on Aug. 5.

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New study shows brands advertising with more moral reasoning

July 22, 2020

Consumers are demanding that companies act more ethically. The good news: a new study shows moral reasoning is on the rise among advertising pros.

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Silicon Flatirons, Startup Colorado to launch policy academy for rural entrepreneurs

July 10, 2020

A collaborative group out of the University of Colorado Law School will develop and execute a three-day entrepreneurial policy academy for rural entrepreneurs and leaders in Colorado.

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Colorado business optimism shows historic rebound

July 1, 2020

Colorado business leaders’ optimism is rebounding from historic lows, though leaders are still generally pessimistic, according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index.

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Politics driving personal economic decisions amid COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Researchers found Republican traders were more optimistic about a stock market rebound than non-Republicans.

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How big ideas survive financial crisis

June 1, 2020

For people looking create the next big product, hard times offer new challenges and opportunities.

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Navigating business diversity, supporting employees in difficult times

June 1, 2020

Diversity and inclusion can be harnessed to weather tough days ahead, according to a new book from Stefanie Johnson, a Leeds School of Business associate professor.

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These 4 archetypes are shaping the way brands communicate during the coronavirus crisis

May 7, 2020

Inspired by a European agency analysis, Associate Professor Kelty Logan has compiled a framework based on American consumers and brands. She identified four brand archetypes: the warrior, the jester, the common man and the innocent victim.

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Colorado business filings decline, reflecting COVID-19 slowdown

April 29, 2020

Colorado business filings were undercut by COVID-19 in the first quarter of 2020, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released on April 29.

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New program helps entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 economy

April 28, 2020

The new CU Boulder initiative COventure Forward is one tool in the toolbox to help businesses weather this unprecedented economic storm.