DENVER – The Four Seasons hotel downtown is hosting this year’s Jake Jabs Center Business Plan Competition on June 19 at 8am. The presentations are open to the public.
Chosen from a pool of 50 applicants, 6 finalists are set to present their ideas in front of a panel of local entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The plans range from a propane grill improvement to a geothermal investment and operating firm. Read more
What do Patrick Collison, John Collison, and Terry Cavanagh have in common? They are all Irish-born entrepreneurs on Forbes’ “30 under 30” list. Named the “Celtic Tiger” in the 1990s and persevering through the 2000’s Great Recession, Ireland has been a hub for genius and entrepreneurship. For these reasons, University of Colorado – Denver Business School professor Jan Rutherford led a group of students to the Republic of Ireland for the Maymester course Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Ireland. Read more
University of Colorado Denver Business School Risk Management and Insurance students returned to Denver after studying abroad. The students spent a week, May 25 through May 31, in London visiting and attending presentations from insurance brokers, risk management companies, Lloyds of London, and reinsurers to learn how risk is transferred globally.
Here are some memorable moments during their trip:
The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition chose six finalist teams who will present their business plans in front of a panel of judges on June 19 starting at 8am at the Four Seasons in downtown Denver. The presentations are open to the public.
• Geocity – Vertically-oriented firm that finances, develops, and manages geothermal infrastructure assets. Read more