4 Questions with Josh Pierce, Camp Inc. Director and Chief Camp Officer

Posted May 28, 2014 by

Josh Pierce – Chief Camp Officer at Camp Inc. in Boulder, CO – knows firsthand the importance of learning entrepreneurial skills early on as he’s built and sold several successful businesses over the years. Pierce is also well-acquainted with Jewish summer camp culture as he was a camper-turned-staff-member at Camp Chi, the Chicago Jewish Community […]

Top 3 Reasons Why Boulder is the Best Place to Build a Startup

Posted May 22, 2014 by

Over the past 50 years, Boulder has reeled in hippies, athletes, academics and foodies from all over – people thinking, and looking to live, outside the box. This eclectic melting pot makes the little town big on startups. Boulder has gained quite the reputation as a breeding ground for innovation and creativity. Consider the city’s […]

4 Business Skills Needed to Build a Successful Startup

Posted May 16, 2014 by

So you’re an innovative problem solver who’s got this great idea for a startup. You have the vision, you have the time, and you have the drive. You’re raring to go! But you’ve never built your own business before, much less a cutting-edge startup. Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, defines a startup […]

Camp Inc. Camper Val Weisler Up For Major Award

Posted May 15, 2014 by

Big news: one of our high school campers from New York is up for a major award! Valerie Weisler is a finalist for the Jefferson Awards, which is the Nobel Prize for Public Service’s Lead 360 Challenge. As the founder and CEO of her international organization named “The Validation Project,” Valerie is committed to uniting […]

5 Fast-Growing Industries to Start a Business In 2014

Posted May 8, 2014 by

With the economy still growing at a slow, gradual pace, you might be wondering if it’s really a smart idea to start a business right now. While it’s perpetually a tough market to start a new business, consider asking yourself, “If not now, when?” Scratch that entrepreneurial itch, and discover which of the following five […]