Colorado Law’s LLM in Entrepreneurial Law is one of the only LLM programs of its kind nationwide. The program provides the breadth and depth of expertise needed to expand an attorney’s practice to serve emerging companies as both outside and in-house counsel. The competitive advantage of our Entrepreneurial Law LLM graduates is how they understand the needs of a growing business from both a legal and business perspective and can move a client’s business forward in today’s complicated and fast changing environment. Jump start your career with a degree that gives our graduates the legal expertise necessary to effectively counsel the innovative and “disruptive” companies of tomorrow.
In its third year, the CU New Venture Challenge is a campus-wide initiative connecting students and faculty with teammates in a broad range of disciplines and with mentors from the business community. The goal is to provide knowledge and experience making entrepreneurship accessible to anyone with the enthusiasm and creativity required to start a new business.
Silicon Flatirons provides a forum for entrepreneurs, lawyers, industry professionals and policymakers to discuss the changing technologies in the information and telecommunications industry as well as the new business models and the relevant legal issues associated with them. Entrepreneurs are constantly developing new businesses and regulators are ever seeking to adapt to a dynamic marketplace marked by fast-moving technologies. Examining what legal and regulatory reforms are necessary to meet the challenges created by technological change constitutes the core of Silicon Flatiron’s mission.
The Robert H. and Beverly A. Deming Center for Entrepreneurship prepares undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral students for entrepreneurial careers. Students affiliated with the center can practice class concepts during internships, mentorships and collaborations with the business community.
The Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society (ATLAS) is an innovative campus-wide initiative in education, research, creative work and outreach in which information and communication technology is the enabling force. ATLAS programs bring together students, educators, artists, writers, scholars and leaders from the academy, industry, non-profits and government to create a multidisciplinary environment that contributes to the understanding of the interaction of ICT and human society.
The mission of the CU Technology Transfer Office is to aggressively pursue, protect, package, and license to business the intellectual property generated from the research enterprise and to serve faculty, staff, and students seeking to create such intellectual property.
Engineering Entrepreneurship and Management (E-ship) courses prepare engineers to be effective leaders and managers of technology. Our faculty possess real-world experience in technology-based organizations and bring that experience into the classroom via a selection of core business management courses.
Often, the determining factor for a successful start to a professional career in music is not the ability of the artist to perform, but a matrix of skills that help to present and promote the artist, as well as the art. Responding to the need to enhance career training in such an evolving industry, the Entrepreneurship Center for Music was established to educate, develop, and promote entrepreneurship in the arts.
eSpace, the Center for Space Entrepreneurship, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed from a partnership of the University of Colorado, a national leader in aerospace engineering, and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems Group. Our mission is to support the creation and development of an important national resource – entrepreneurial space companies; to commercialize the technologies that they create; and to develop a diversified 21st century workforce to catalyze their growth.
The Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business helps students become outstanding leaders in business by preparing them to meet the ethical challenges posed by an increasingly competitive, globally-connected business world. CESR offers courses in which graduate and undergraduate students gain first-hand experience in social entrepreneurship by providing business advice to social entrepreneurs and social ventures around the world. CESR is the campus sponsor for the social venture track of the New Venture Challenge case competition and also supports student clubs focused on socially responsible business and social entrepreneurship, including the Net Impact Club, Leeds Social Impact Consultants (founded by MBA students) and the cross-campus Student Center for Social Entrepreneurship.
StartupCU is a cross-campus club for entrepreneurship. It encourages student startups by connecting student entrepreneurs (treps) with other students and the Boulder community. This monthly event is open to anyone interested in learning entrepreneurial “how-to’s,” sharing ideas, giving creative feedback, and connecting with like-minded people. We also invite to community to pitch startup job openings, upcoming events, and pitch ideas and businesses if you are looking for student involvement.
The Active Entrepreneurs Club is built around a collection of student-founded companies. The group helps build and grow these companies by connecting them to knowledge, customers, and investors. At the same time, AECU is working to build a cross-campus community of students interested in entrepreneurship to encourage students to found their own companies. We do this through monthly meetings with in-depth discussion on the challenges our student companies are facing, as well as by getting students involved in hackathons, meetups, and other community entrepreneurial events.