Category: Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

How to Grow a Community of Makers and Creators with Mundi Ross

June 20, 2017 1 min to read

How to Grow a Community of Makers and Creators with Mundi Ross

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Mundi Ross is the founder of Salt+Butter Cookie Company, Colorado Collective and COCO Crafted. She discovered an amazing community of creatives and small business owners, which led her to start a publication that tells their stories, in an effort to grow the community and highlight all the talented individuals in Southern Colorado....

How to get Creative with Cupcakes with Lisa Potts and Andrea Fleischmann

May 16, 2017 1 min to read

How to get Creative with Cupcakes with Lisa Potts and Andrea Fleischmann

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Lisa Potts and Andrea Fleischmann are friends who met through their husbands who race triathlons professionally. Their friendship grew over the years and they quickly realized they had a lot in common including their love for cupcakes, cocktails and shoes. They struck up a cupcake conversation while wedding dress shopping for And...

How Baristas can Band Together to Open a Coffee House with Tyler Hill

May 9, 2017 1 min to read

How Baristas can Band Together to Open a Coffee House with Tyler Hill

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Tyler Hill is a touring poet and public speaker as well as a barista and coffee shop co-owner. He placed 12th at the United States Barista Championship, and he was a founding team member of The Principal’s Office. He’s also one of six co-founders and visionaries behind the unique barista-owned and operated coffee shop Loyal Cof...

How to Establish a Custom Home Building Company with Lain Chappell

May 2, 2017 1 min to read

How to Establish a Custom Home Building Company with Lain Chappell

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Lain Chappell is the owner of Solid Rock Custom Homes, and for the past 22 years has been remodeling and building beautiful custom homes throughout the Pikes Peak region. With the slogan “building extraordinary homes that bring family and friends together” he believes the home building process is more than constructing a beauti...

How to go Caving with Dave Jackson

April 18, 2017 1 min to read

How to go Caving with Dave Jackson

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Dave Jackson is the inventor of CaveSim, a life-sized artificial cave that you crawl through, coupled with electronic sensors to give you feedback on your careful caving skills. It can be used both for fun and for rescue training. Dave holds two patents on cave simulators, with additional patents pending. Dave has a background in e...

How Rising Professionals Can Grow into Leaders with Sandy Wenger

April 18, 2017 1 min to read

How Rising Professionals Can Grow into Leaders with Sandy Wenger

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Sandy Wenger is probably best known as the founder of the Rising Professionals, a group she started under the Chamber of Commerce and EDC to facilitate young professionals getting more involved in the community so that they can become the leaders of tomorrow. Today she manages and oversees the local chapter of The First Tee of Pikes...

How to Enjoy Chocolate with Sam Lang

April 11, 2017 1 min to read

How to Enjoy Chocolate with Sam Lang

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Sam Lang is a serial entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the food and beverage industry. She has a degree in baking and pastry and previously worked at two restaurants in Denver that have made the 25 Best list in 5280 Magazine on both the savory and sweet side. Her business is a manufacturer, retailer, and future desse...

How to Sell Houses with Lauren Collier

April 4, 2017 1 min to read

How to Sell Houses with Lauren Collier

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

We’re switching things up! Today, Lauren will be the guest! Lauren Collier graduated from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a degree in biology and later earned her Master’s in Elementary Education. She put her passion for teaching to non-traditional use working at a community center with teens and seniors, and w...

How to Run a Food Tour with Samantha Wood

February 28, 2017 1 min to read

How to Run a Food Tour with Samantha Wood

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Co-founder, owner, and lead tour guide of Rocky Mountain Food Tours, Samantha Wood became disenchanted with her boring desk job. So, she went into business with her mom, which has grown to become one of the top food tour companies in Colorado! This leap of faith propelled her into figuring out the odds and ends of being an entrepren...

How to Master Graphic Design with Tanya Jeffrey

February 21, 2017 1 min to read

How to Master Graphic Design with Tanya Jeffrey

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Tanya Jeffrey is a graphic designer and owner of the graphic design studio Ginseng Creative. She enjoys translating art, design, and activism into meaningful work, creating brand identities for music festivals, book publishers, and nonprofits. Before rocking out her current business full-time, she served as editorial art director a...