On Wednesday, the University of Colorado Denver Business School and the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship celebrated the grand opening of the new Jake Jabs Event Center, Innovation Suite, and classrooms. Spanning the first three floors of the 1475 Lawrence Street building, these new spaces will help accommodate the growing demand for entrepreneurial and collaborative programming, events, and extracurriculars on the CU Denver campus. Read more
Come celebrate the grand opening of the new Jake Jabs Event Center in downtown Denver!
Stop by the CU Denver Business School to check out the NEW Jake Jabs Events Center, innovation suite, classrooms, and collaborative spaces. After a $12 million donation from Jake Jabs in 2018, the Business School began this three-story infill project 15 months ago. We’re excited to now invite CU Denver students, faculty, staff, leadership, and community partners into the new space! Read more
Hans Mortimer is excited to begin a new career as a
public accountant after graduating from the MS Accounting program at CU Denver
in the spring of 2020, just one year after enrolling in the program.
Hans’ path to an accounting degree was not
straightforward, but his passion for continued growth and learning drew him
back to school to study accounting. Hans originally studied biology and K-12
education as an undergraduate at the University of California – Berkeley, where
he studied Vitamin A metabolism as a student researcher in the Napoli lab.
Denver offered flexibility and great networking opportunities
After moving to Denver to begin a career in education,
Hans realized he wanted to pursue a different career path. Read more
The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship’s Best of Colorado Speaker Series features Colorado’s greatest entrepreneurs and business leaders. Join us as leading scientists and physicians from CU Anschutz’s SPARK program share their work and exciting discoveries. As the night’s featured speaker, Stan Lapidus will share his journey as an inventor, disruptor, and advisor to the SPARK program. Read more
Although she didn’t present, Karissa Rund left this year’s Pitch Night as a winner.
At the final event for THE CLIMB, a collegiate business plan competition put on by CU Denver’s Jake Jabs for Entrepreneurship, Karissa took home the Social Impact Award for 8 Percent. Her idea wasn’t a product or service though, like those pitched by the other finalists. Instead, it laid out her plan to launch her own book and speaking tour. Read more
Whitney Setterberg and Peter Boardman, both students in the CU Denver Business School Professional MBA program, won the 2019 CLIMB Business Plan Competition on April 25 when they pitched their peer-to-peer storage service called STOWED. THE CLIMB, an annual event put on by Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, is designed to help student entrepreneurs transform their ideas into viable businesses through education, mentorship, networking, and financial support. Read more