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Book Review: Uncommon Stock, Power Play

Jeremy Shure | Posted 01.31.2015 | Books
Jeremy Shure

I read Power Play in one sitting. Actually, three sittings because I needed bathroom breaks, diaper changes, and coffee. Shady venture capitalists? Desperate founders? World-changing technology? A potent mix for a startup-junkie like me.

Anatomy of an Overnight Success

Phil Simon | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

As I know all too well, managing group activities can be difficult. Of course, in crisis there is opportunity. These days, nearly 7 million people a...

Facing Our Mortality: The Stomach Flu of the Soul That Sets Us Free

Kari Henley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

I have been thinking a lot about death lately. Not a fun topic, but one rich with interpretations, nuances, fears and murky voids. Our mortality is p...

Will the Net Neutrality Verdict Crush Startups?

Holly Hamann | Posted 04.16.2014 | Denver
Holly Hamann

The beauty of the Internet is that it essentially levels the playing field for small businesses by giving them the potential to reach audiences with low-cost marketing methods.

Should Venture Capitalists Dance?  An Interview With Foundry Group's Jason Mendelson

Phil Simon | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Phil Simon

While Foundry Group has made a reputation as a nationally-focused early-stage venture firm, they are also known for having a lot of fun. In 2011, they...

What Americans Can Learn From Viking Entrepreneurs

Renee Blodgett | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

While Silicon Valley may still be the technology and entrepreneur hub of North America and some say, the world, it's shortsighted for investors, businesses and even consumers not to be looking to global pockets for innovation and new ideas.

Understanding the Startup Life

Phil Simon | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

We all see the reports of 20-something kids making it huge and having glamorous events like an Initial Public Offering or a launch party. But that doesn't tell us the truth: the grind of entrepreneurship takes a toll on human relationship, on balance and on life itself.

Matt Sledge

Can Tech Push Obama Over The Top In Colorado? | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Once better known for its hard-hatted miners and conservative brewing moguls, Colorado's economy has in recent years acquired some new mascots: the li...

Brad Feld | Posted 01.17.2012 | Small Business
Brad Feld

As a young company, you want anyone interested in you to be able to reach you. While is theoretically useful, in my experience very few people actually use it because they have no idea where it actually goes.

Don't Do Marketing. Become A Thought Leader.

Brad Feld | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business
Brad Feld

One of the jokes in my little universe is that "every time I hear the word 'marketing' I throw up a little in my mouth."

Ignore The 'Bubble' Talk

Brad Feld | Posted 06.04.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

Today, there is once again enormous focus on entrepreneurship as the salvation for many things, with the naysayers starting to say "but it's a bubble" or some variant.

Boulder Businessman Called America's 'Most Respected Venture Capitalist'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder-based Brad Feld was named America's most respected venture capitalist by Business Insider this week. The influential business news website ra...

I Can Haz Funds? Cheezburger Raises $30 Million

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Never underestimate the power of a funny cat: Cheezburger, the publisher of esteemed sites like LOLcats and FAIL Blog, has just raised $30 million in ...

New Media Followers Converge at Boulder's First Digital Media Convergence Symposium

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

Who's a creative? Just about everyone, a panel of exceptionally creative people agreed at Boulder's DiMe Digital Media Convergence Symposium.

Why I Love Startups

Holly Hamann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Holly Hamann

Boulder's outdoor culture, innovative spirit and academic environment seem to attract creative types who want to nurture their ideas in a supportive, encouraging environment.

Boulder/Denver New Tech Meetup Helps Entrepreneurial Community

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Have you ever been to a networking event? Then you've had that cringing feeling in your stomach after entering a room full of strangers.