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How the ‘blockbuster effect’ boosts some crowdfunding campaigns

Feb. 22, 2024

A recent study from the Leeds School of Business has found that widely popular Kickstarter campaigns have a positive spillover effect on other projects.

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Moore v. United States: A Supreme Court case that could upend the tax code

Feb. 13, 2024

The case is a “structural threat” to the income tax system as we know it, according to a CU law professor and tax specialist. Sloan Speck gives his take on Moore v. U.S.

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Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator launches groundbreaking innovations

Feb. 2, 2024

A recent Embark Showcase was the pinnacle of the program’s first year working with selected entrepreneurs to provide IP rights, salary support, grant funds and investor introductions to launch startups with real-world impact.

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̨ͼⱦ spinout acquired by major government contractor

Feb. 2, 2024

LiteWave Technologies, the ̨ͼⱦ spinout and Orion Space Solutions subsidiary that revolutionized LiDAR, has been acquired by Arcfield, a leading government technology and mission support provider.

Marshall fire remains.

Crowdfunding after the Marshall fire overwhelmingly helped wealthy households

Feb. 1, 2024

Beneficiaries with incomes above $150,000 received 28% more support than those with incomes below $75,000, CU researchers find.

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Celebrating the single life

Jan. 30, 2024

While some people struggle with singledom, many others are thriving. Author and CU Professor Peter McGraw’s new book, “Solo,” toasts the rise and reinvention of singles.

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Will you benefit from lower interest rates in 2024?

Jan. 10, 2024

Borrowing costs may drop this year, but elevated interest rates are likely to linger.

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Colorado’s mellowing marijuana industry

Jan. 2, 2024

Ten years after the launch of recreational cannabis sales, the sector faces unique challenges.

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Investing in art: Solid financial move or abstract choice?

Dec. 14, 2023

Art investments involve unique risks but may protect purchasing power. Get Associate Professor Christophe Spaenjers’ take.

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Colorado economic outlook: Slowing growth in a turbulent economy

Dec. 4, 2023

Despite persistent inflation, elevated interest rates, a worker shortage and slowing consumer spending, Colorado’s economy should remain resilient in 2024, according to the Business Economic Outlook released by the Leeds School of Business.

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