Colorado Start-up Pakems Launches Kickstarter Campaign Featuring Denver Broncos

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One of my favorite Colorado companies is Pakems- a stylish, lightweight, warm and packable shoe for post slopes. Check out the interview with the founder here.   The company is  launching a Kickstarter campaign to produce a new shoe called the Mile High Pakems, which play homage to the Broncos sporting a blue and orange. It’s not just […]

Q&A with founders of Bespoke Pedaler

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A hip new bike boutique has opened in the South Platte neighborhood. Inside the Bespoke Pedaler you will find clothing and accessories focused on the urban bicyclist. Bottom line – find clothes that are bike friendly and still cute enough to wear into the office. We catch up with owners Emily Hogle and Rick Evans, who […]

Proof Eyewear + Q&A with CEO

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There are plenty of stylish sunglasses out there, but Proof Eyewear sets itself apart from the pack with a focus on eco-friendly design. Proof Eyewear was founded in Eagle, Idaho in 2010 by three brothers who were inspired by their Grandpa Bud’s strong work ethic. He’d opened a sawmill 60 years ago that, despite setbacks, prospered […]

Q&A with Founder of Powder Gems

Q&A with Founder of Powder Gems
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Last week I scoped out the latest and greatest in snow sports during SIA 2014 at the Denver Convention Center. SIA is a trade show for buyers, the media, and other industry professionals to get a peek at what respected snow sports brands are launching next – and who the up-and-coming names to know are. One […]

Colorado Companies To Take Spotlight at SIA

Colorado Companies To Take Spotlight at SIA
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The SIA Show  (Snow Sports Industries America) is set to open at the Colorado Convention Center this Thursday. Among the thousands of retailers are several Colorado companies. One of those is Gyst Concepts (short for Get Your Stuff Together), which is based in Louisville, Colorado. Dominique Aris, who is originally from France, launched the company in […]

College Student Launches Successful Business Making Workout Headbands+ Your Chance To Win

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 Win a Roo Epic Workout Headband! 1. Like Catch Carri on Face Book.   2. Email carri@catchcarri.com and tell her your favorite work out! (Emails kept private and are used so we can notify the winners). Do you remember when you were 21-years-old and balancing college, work and still trying to fit an active social life?  Now imagine running your […]

Q&A: Founder of Customized Copper Mule Cups

Q&A: Founder of Customized Copper Mule Cups
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It has quickly become the “It Cocktail.”  A Moscow Mule is a simple concoction of vodka, ginger beer and lime, served in a shiny copper mug. With companies like Denver Based, Custom Copper Mugs, you can enjoy the cocktail with a design of your choice. The Mustache Mule Cups  are only variety offered that has surged […]

Denver Based ‘Pakems’ Adds Comfort Apres Ski

Denver Based 'Pakems' Adds Comfort Apres Ski
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When Denver resident Julie Adams left the corporate world to start a business, she was filled with uncertainty. Now, two years after launching Pakems, a paable shoe for apres ski, business is surging and she hasn’t looked back. We sat down for an interview with the Julie to gain more insight on the company. Carri: […]

Gift Ideas for Winter Enthusiasts- Pakems: Foldable Boots for Post Slopes

Gift Ideas for Winter Enthusiasts- Pakems: Foldable Boots for Post Slopes
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Colorado is THE destination for winter activities – so if you have a winter sports enthusiast on your shopping list, you’re sure to find a Colorado-made product they would love for the holidays. Whether you’re shopping for the occasional skier or a hardcore snowboarder, we found the perfect present. Consider a pair of  Pakems for […]

Boulder Based Newton Running Shoes Revolutionize Running Technique

Boulder Based Newton Running Shoes Revolutionize Running Technique
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Have you been searching for that versatile trainer that can take the heat of trails, roads, and urban paths alike? BoCo AT’s neutral, made by Boulder based Newton Running,  all-terrain trainer is the solution I’m crazy about, and think you will be too. Inspired by the trails of Boulder, Colorado these shoes were built for […]