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Entrepreneur Success: Fragile Glory Impressions

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 31st, 2013
Mary Sorteberg was paired up with Colleen Abdoulah of WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone.

The Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs was a huge success, and want to share some of our favorite moments.  After applying to the competition four different times, Mary Sorteberg finally won!  Learn more about her here. Meet Fragile Glory Impressions Mary… Read the rest



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





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



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