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A Touch of Green This Holiday Season

December 18th, 2014

Christmas and the surrounding holiday season can truly be a magical time filled with snow, family, scrumptious food, sweaters your mom still makes for you every year (even though you’re 35 and it’s a bit weird now), roaring fireplaces and general warm, cozy goodness. However, the weeks leading up to this warm, cozy goodness are not quite as comfortably endearing. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the shear materialism of the holiday season, you’re not alone. It seems as though everyone has lists of gift requests, ribbons, bows, bags, wrapping paper, trees, ornaments,... Read More

FestPix: Your New (Free) Event Photographers

December 11th, 2014

Co-founders Colton Chorpenning, Alex Goodwin, Adam Cardenas and Mark Fleming created FestPix in early 2014 as a means of providing free (yep, you read it right, free) photos to event goers of all kinds. As an event promoter and frequent patron, Chorpenning, a grad fresh out of CU Boulder, was noticing a lack of accessibility to all of those images you always see photographers running around snapping at concerts, festivals, marathons and the like. “I would have tons of people asking me to post or send them photos from the event. A real hassle if you have ever done it. I also experienced... Read More

A Think Tank With a Twist

December 4th, 2014

Frustrated by the lack of success at traditional networking events, Toma Bedolla, Colin Adair and Tim Williams founded House of Genius in November 2010. Simply put the organization is an innovative think tank for entrepreneurial road blocks facing businesses today. Global Director Jacqui Dietrich describes the process as, “transforming networking into interactions that help entrepreneurs meet their challenges with greater success.” This is how it works: once a month 15-18 people sitting conference-room-style listen as three businesses present problems to be solved. After the geniuses hear them... Read More

A Cause to Be Thankful For

November 27th, 2014

Two-year-old Arabesque Yoga, a non-profit operating under the Boulder Yoga Project, launched its #GivingTuesday campaign this week to raise awareness and funds for a cause many of us here in Boulder can get on board with: bringing yoga to children in need. Arabesque Yoga was one of a lucky few to be selected to participate in Indiegogo’s #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign. Like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday encourages spending money, but instead of splurging on sale items it’s a day of giving to businesses and non-profits doing their best to make a difference in their community. The... Read More

You Can’t Spell Startup without Boulder

November 20th, 2014

Boulder is bursting with startups; from restaurants to big data and tech companies, we all know someone who is involved in a fledgling business. When it comes to startups though the question asked so often is, why Boulder? Its obvious why Boulder is a great place to live: its home to a well-respected university, sits below unique natural surroundings, and carries plenty of cultural clout. What isn’t clear is why it’s a haven for entrepreneurs. Out of all the mighty hubs of capitalism in the U.S. why is a relatively small, extremely liberal city the center of lucrative capitalistic ventures? Many... Read More