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UM-designed software launches into space

UM programmers excited for blast-off In May when a billion-dollar NASA satellite the size of a semi-truck sitting on top of a "huge" rocket blasts into space carrying UM designed software, programmer Andrew Neuschwander will…

Fitzsimons University of Colorado campus in Denver could drive economy -Nearly 16,000 on-site jobs forecast by 2010

The University of Colorado’s Fitzsimons campus could become an engine of Colorado’s economy, potentially creating 15,728 jobs by the end of the decade, according to a study released Thursday. By Mark P. Couch Denver Post…

Entrepreneur America site updated and improved to provide even more guidance for entrepreneurs

Rob Ryan and the team at Entrepreneur-America http://www.entrepreneur-america.com/ have redesigned and improved the website to make it more useful and accessible for entrepreneurs and professionals. Among many improvements, the site now utilizes the eService customer…

Proposed center at the University of Montana would focus on Montana’s rivers

Local research could help rivers all over the world Two UM geology professors want to create a research center that would bring a variety of researchers from all over the world to UM to study…

Rule #3: Leadership Is Confusing As Hell

You think the past five years were nuts? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet! It’s only going to get weirder, tougher, and more turbulent. Which means that leadership will be more important than ever — and…

Private placements can be ideal for successful startups.

Q: My husband and I own an aquatic furniture business where we sell unique and customized waterfalls and aquariums. We began operations in April 2001. We’ve made moderate sales, which increase as the word gets…

Dot-com content that works?- The success of Classmates.com

When Classmates.com was founded in 1995, the company decided to use the subscription model. "If customers are not willing to pay," said CEO Michael Schutzler, who joined in 2000, "it’s not a business." By Tom…

Patents, long the tech world’s currency, come under attack

The patent office has been criticized for allowing a thicket of patents to grow in recent years. By Julie Landry Redherring.com In today’s economy, driven as much by ideas as by actual products, patents are…

Lecturer describes the rise and fall of the Industry Standard

Prominent journalist shares details of Internet experience In 2000 Jonathan Weber became the founding editor of one of the fastest-growing magazines in history. Kellyn Brown for the Kaimin In 2001, when the bearings broke on…

Companies that cut pollution for profit

Look past climate treaties, clean-water laws, and environmental regulators. The real way to clean up the planet is through nimble entrepreneurs. By Laurent Belsie | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor (Thanks to A….