Foster in the Media

The faculty, students, alumni and staff of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business are in the news on a regular basis. From feature stories to faculty quotes, find a taste of recent media coverage below.

February 1, 2014
WSJ Blog gains big venture backers to bring crowdfunding to scientific research

Featuring: Microryza (Jones + Foster Accelerator 2012)

February 1, 2014
Stockbox grocery stores aim to end food deserts in Seattle

Featuring: Stockbox Grocers (BPC 2011)

August 7, 2017
Poets & Quants
100 MBAs To Watch In The Class of 2017

Which classmates will become your future co-founders and confidantes in business school? Perhaps the best place for answers is looking back at the dreams and achievements of the Class of 2017. Foster’s Aaron Tyler is featured.

August 6, 2017
The Wall Street Journal
CEOs’ Simple Trick on Earnings Calls: Saying ‘I,’ ‘We’ and ‘Us’

A study suggests that executives who use self-inclusive language can influence investors’ reactions to earnings conference calls. Dawn Matsumoto, a professor of accounting, is quoted.

August 2, 2017
Puget Sound Business Journal
Joe Chocolates lands funding to help increase production with new machinery and staff

Originally launched during a entrepreneurship class at the Foster School in 2015 with just $1,200, Joe Chocolates has pulled in just over $200,000 to fuel growth.

August 1, 2014
Catching Fire on Kickstarter: eight insider tips for crowd-funding success

Featuring: Buerk Center Advisory Board Member and BPC alum Marc Barros

April 1, 2014
Seattle Times
Bra with pockets lets you tuck it all away

Featuring: JoeyBra (Jones + Foster Accelerator 2013, BPC 2012)

April 1, 2014
Climate Solutions Journal
April 1, 2014
Science Daily
Lens turns any smartphone into a portable microscope

Featuring: Micro Phone Lens (formerly Cell Focus—BPC 2013)

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