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Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition

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Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition awards over $50,000 to top five teams

An innovative app that connects bars to customers with special discount offerings won the collegiate first prize at this year’s THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition, an annual business plan challenge sponsored by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. Patrick Brown, Elliot Bath, and Devin […]

MBA student’s business plan advances to semi-finals of THE CLIMB Business Plan Competition

Each year, CU Denver’s Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship hosts its Business Plan Competition, in which young entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to established business leaders, with the winner receiving the financial support needed to start or grow their business. Recently, the Jake Jabs Center hosted a “Shark Tank” style pitch […]

THE CLIMB competition continues with “Shark Tank” style pitch night Oct. 13

Submissions for THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition are in and it is time for the next step in the competition – live pitches. All CU Denver students and the entire Denver startup community are invited to attend THE CLIMB Collegiate & Community Pitch Night at Galvanize Platte Campus (1644 Platte St.) on […]

THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition commemorates 15th anniversary

New look. New events. New startup pitch opportunities. The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the CU Denver Business School recently announced its upcoming annual business plan competition will include a series of new events and opportunities for competition participants, as well as feature a new name and icon. THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business […]

Scientists ‘Ink’ A Win

Firm that turns algae into ink takes top prize at Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition DENVER—Inspiration can strike in odd, even mundane, places. For biologist-turned-entrepreneur Scott Fulbright, it was in the greeting card aisle. “I was getting a card for my grandmother,” he said. “I thought, ‘We could actually use algae as […]

Algae Oil Makers Win Jake Jabs Center’s Business Plan Competition

Use waste from breweries to make supplements A novel way to create vegan spreads, cheese and dietary supplements using waste from breweries and ethanol plans won first prize Thursday in this year’s Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. Daniel Higgs and Benjamin […]