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Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher

Q&A with Entrepreneurship@DU’s newest assistant professor, Neil Pollard Neil Pollard is the newest member of the Entrepreneurship@DU team. Born and raised in Canada, he completed his undergraduate degree in entrepreneurship at Brock University in Ontario and his...

In-Style Innovation

In-Style Innovation

Q&A With the Daniels Student Co-founders of Nadira: Catalina Sepulveda and Annika Sisac Nadira is an emerging startup born from the Daniels class, First Idea to First Dollar Sale. Nadira was founded by DU students Catalina Sepulveda, Annika Sisac, Channing Cole...

Spotlight on Entrepreneur Kevin Wilhelm

Spotlight on Entrepreneur Kevin Wilhelm

Kevin Wilhelm (MBA 2001) had zero desire to become an entrepreneur, and growing up, he wasn’t an environmentalist. So, it’s kind of strange that Wilhelm is now one of the nation’s leading sustainability experts, writing best-selling books, teaching classes at Harvard...

From Scones to Spirits

From Scones to Spirits

After crushing the bakery biz, Fritz Knoebel alumnus set his sights on the booze world Braving new frontiers is cool and all, but braving new frontiers in the food and beverage world—specifically the killer combination of baked goods and spirits—is next-level. That’s...

Deals on Wheels

Deals on Wheels

Q&A with Ben Burgert, founder of Ben’s Cycles Ben Burgert is a Denver native: he’s been in the same zip code pretty much his whole life. As a junior at DU, he's getting his degree in marketing with a minor in entrepreneurship. His business, Ben’s Cycles, has...

Don’t Just Do Something

Don’t Just Do Something

Q&A with the founder and CEO of the Global Livingston Institute and Daniels' Director of Experiential Operations Jamie Van Leeuwen is the founder and CEO of the Global Livingston Institute (GLI), a non-governmental organization in East Africa designed to engage...

Think You’re Too Young to Start Your Own Business? Think Again.

Think You’re Too Young to Start Your Own Business? Think Again.

Starting a business isn’t bound by age When you tell people that you want to start your own business venture, many will look at you with visible concern.  Starting a business? Now? Aren’t you too young? Absolutely not! Starting a business isn’t bound by age and it...

Extracurricular Entrepreneurs

Extracurricular Entrepreneurs

Two MBA@Denver students start their own businesses It appears that for some students, class time and homework just aren’t enough to keep them busy. No, some prefer instead to dive headfirst into entrepreneurial waters even while navigating full-time jobs and their MBA...

Farm to Table (of Investors)

Farm to Table (of Investors)

Q&A with the managing partner of the Pioneer Venture Group Kate Kourlis is the managing partner of the Pioneer Venture Group, the University of Denver’s first venture capital group run by a team of graduate students of varying disciplines. Whether you’re a student...