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Kate & Paul McCann

 


Kate and Paul McCann were working corporate jobs in London – positions that many would perceive as being highly successful, as they were paid well and the work held a certain status. Yet, they found that they were deeply unsatisfied and not particularly happy. Paul realized, while traveling in India, how much his happiness was tied to material goods, and how this was, in turn, leaving him feeling more empty than anything. After a … CONTINUE READING

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Jung Park

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Jung Park is a dynamic human being, and when you meet him you can’t help but want to sit and talk to him – about his story and life in general. He immigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen, and settled in Brooklyn, New York with his family. After high school he attended Parsons School of Design, where received his BFA in communication design. His work brought him out to Denver, CO … CONTINUE READING

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Be Yourself

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If you are anything like me, you hear the phrase “Be Yourself” and you either are left feeling inspired or just incredibly frustrated. Without context, this phrase can be cliché and rather empty. If you are in a moment of confusion or uncertainty Be Yourself can just leave you asking – what does that even mean?

In today’s world we are inundated with messages and curated images and endless articles prescribing, “If you do these … CONTINUE READING

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2015 Denver Startup Week
Part II

Denver Startup Week, September 28th – October 2nd, celebrated its fourth year in existence, with its goals being to:  1) enhance the sense of community amongst Denver entrepreneurs, 2) highlight Denver as an entrepreneurial center on the local, regional and national stage, and 3) provide education, inspiration and networking events for the Denver entrepreneurial community. The BE Stories highlighted some of the week participants’ stories when they stopped into Chase Basecamp – click on … CONTINUE READING

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Jacqueline Ros

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Revolar started, like most successful companies, out of both a personal passion and as an attempt to solve a problem. Jacqueline (Jackie) Ros, the founder and CEO, was looking for a way to protect her younger sister after she was attacked twice before the age of 17. She wanted to find a way to provide her sister, and other women, with a device that could help keep them safe. She knew that she needed to … CONTINUE READING

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2015 Denver Startup Week
PART I

Denver Startup Week, September 28th – October 2nd, celebrated its fourth year in existence, with its goals being to:  1) enhance the sense of community amongst Denver entrepreneurs, 2) highlight Denver as an entrepreneurial center on the local, regional and national stage, and 3) provide education, inspiration and networking events for the Denver entrepreneurial community. The BE Stories highlighted some of the week participants’ stories when they stopped into Chase Basecamp – click on … CONTINUE READING

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Michelle Roark

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Michelle Roark is an Olympic freestyle skier turned business entrepreneur. Michelle joined the US Freestyle Ski Team at the age of sixteen and skied competitively for sixteen years! She overcame 7 knee surgeries and continued to compete even while she earned her degree in chemical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. She is a decorated skier who has directly applied what she learned on the mountain to her 3 businesses – Phia Lab, Voila … CONTINUE READING

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Paul Laurie

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The first time I met Paul Laurie he was running through a venue in a grey top-hat attending to the 100s of people who had shown up for his Silver Spork Social Bacchanal event last November. I later learned that it was the emergency venue, because the warehouse where it was supposed to be had flooded. Yet you never would have guessed it, as Paul seemed very calm and collected, and definitely in his element.… CONTINUE READING

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