Newsroom University of Denver (Project X-ITE)
2017
April
06,
2017
Hunger, poverty, crumbling infrastructure and inadequate clean water and sanitation are all serious issues facing millions of people around the world. In 2015, the United Nations established 17 goals — known as the sustainable development goals —...
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March
27,
2017
In 2015, the United Nations set 17 goals — known as the sustainable development goals (SDG) — for ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for everyone. The challenge now is to implement them within 15 years. With that in mind...
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February
28,
2017
The University of Denver is partnering with Japanese venture capital firm FVC Americas. The partnership is an opportunity for the University and its researchers who are eager to identify new ways to bring products to market. FVC Americas (FVCA) wi...
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January
31,
2017
Sustainability, reliability, security and cost effectiveness — all are important factors when considering how to best approach and solve the issue of how we get our electricity. Thanks in part to two research grants from the U.S. Department of En...
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January
19,
2017
During a time of political and social divide, a new app is giving users the opportunity to share their stories and ideas in an effort to ease the discord that became prominent as a result of the 2016 presidential election. The Whole Truth Boot...
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2016
November
28,
2016
The University of Denver is launching several new crowdfunding projects to coincide with Giving Tuesday. Entering its fifth year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It’s the unofficial kickoff o...
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November
17,
2016
For one day students and members of the University of Denver community had the opportunity to hear from businesses from around the world about the importance of social entrepreneurship. “The world’s problems can no longer be solved by politics or ...
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November
07,
2016
“Social entrepreneurship embodies what our students want these days. They want to be successful entrepreneurs, start businesses and launch new projects that positively impact the world around them.” That’s why Erik Mitisek, executive director of D...
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September
27,
2016
Despite thousands of miles between them, Israel and Colorado are strikingly similar when it comes to their entrepreneurial ecosystems. Highlighting these similarities and exploring new opportunities for collaboration were topics of discussion cove...
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September
22,
2016
What started with 159 teams, ended with just one standing. Last week DU’s Project X-ITE hosted the first-ever Denver Startup Week Challenge. It was an opportunity for small businesses and startups to pitch some of the best new ideas for a chan...
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September
09,
2016
As many as 15,000 participants representing small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs will gather Sept. 12–16 for Denver Startup Week, an annual summit of entrepreneurial energy, innovation and connection. Now in its fifth year, the event was ...
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August
19,
2016
Businesses across the country find that diversifying the workforce is one of the biggest challenges they face. But addressing it successfully is crucial to expanding innovation. This week, the University of Denver’s Project X-ITE explored this challe...
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August
18,
2016
A train filled with 26 millennials focused on making the world a better place through entrepreneurship and innovation rolled in to Denver’s Union Station this week. Their journey is taking them through Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Milwaukee an...
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August
11,
2016
This Sunday night, a different kind of train will make a stop at Denver’s Union Station. The vintage train consists of only a few cars, but inside will be more than two-dozen millennials who are motivated to become the next generation of leaders....
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