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Entrepreneur Success: ZARL, Inc.

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 24th, 2013
Andrew Hageman and Zac Stahlhut were paired up with Chad McWhinney of McWhinney.

You may have missed our Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, but we can share the acceptance speech from one of our winners, and the great video that introduces them and their prestigious mentor. Meet ZARL, Inc. Andrew Hageman and Zac Stahlhut,… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: Critters and Creations

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 14th, 2013
Ingrid and Anders Martinson were paired up with Kristy Taddonio Mullins of Mile Hi Specialty Foods.

If you missed the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, then you missed an amazing night of creativity and community support for youth businesses.  But don’t worry, we have the great video from the event. Meet Critters and Creations The winners of… Read the rest



The Holiday Marketplace is Open for Applications

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 7th, 2013
The young men of A&G Fused Glass sell gorgeous jewelry each year.

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Start baking, start making, start mixing, and start fixing, because… The Holiday Young Entrepreneur Marketplace application is now online! Please click on this link to fill out the application. Keep in mind the Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace… Read the rest



Denver Startup Week + Carboard = Virtual Gloves (What?)

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 26th, 2013
The Smart Binder was a hit!

On Tuesday, September 17, four different youth entrepreneur groups brought together more than 60 people to host a competition around design thinking and rapid prototyping.  This youth-focused event during Denver Startup Week was called the Competitive Idea Lab.  It started… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: Alkaline Clothing Co.

By: Katie Payer Published: September 23rd, 2013
Taylor works the screen print machine, making a custom t-shirt.

On Saturday, September 14, the winners of the 2012 Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs opened the doors to their first workshop! Getting a space Alkaline Clothing Company, created by Taylor Palmie and Tanner Barkin, leased space near 64th Avenue in Denver… Read the rest



Announcing the 2013 CYE Winners

By: Katie Payer Published: September 12th, 2013
Ingrid and Anders Martinson were paired up with Kristy Taddonio Mullins of Mile Hi Specialty Foods.

We are so pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 youth business competition, the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs!  For the first time this year we hosted an “Affiliated Category,” which solicited applicants from larger groups, like high schools, scout… Read the rest



Make Denver Startup Week a Youthful Experience

By: Maura McInerney Published: September 5th, 2013
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September is full of entrepreneurial activities and events!  We’ll jump from our youth business competition awards straight into Denver Startup Week.  There are two fantastic events that are kid-friendly and bound to draw big crowds.  Join us for one or… Read the rest