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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



A Class for Not-So-Young Americans

By: Amy Area Published: April 1st, 2013
Amy Area teaches a group of parents about allowance rates for younger children.

Young Americans has a new initiative – aimed at “Not-So-Young” Americans — parents! We recognize that parents are a crucial part of the community that teaches youth to be financially responsible.  That’s why we’ve recently started to offer a series… Read the rest



Building a Business from the Ground Up

By: Cheryl Prendeville Published: March 11th, 2013
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On Saturday, ambitious current and future business owners gathered in one place to learn from each other, discuss best practices, ask questions, brainstorm, and share successes. This was the Business Building Workshop and it kicked off a season of free… Read the rest