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Entrepreneurship Events

Team Building & Networking Night

Thursday, January 24 7–8:30 pm
Anthony’s Executive Forum, Dempsey Hall room 302 Final ( and largest) networking event before the 2018 competitions!
Business Plan Practicum (ENTRE 440/540) Begins Tuesday, January 8, 6:00-7:50pm
Speakers and resources that will help you understand how to build a business plan. Great prep for the HIC!

Workshop: Legal Issues and Intellectual Property with the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

Tuesday, Jan 15 | 12:30-2pm | HUB 332
RSVP (tba)
How do you know if you should worry about intellectual property? When should you submit a patent? How should your company be structured, as a C-corp, LLC, non-profit, or other entity? When should you actually form your company? These and other things you should think about will be discussed. This will be in conjunction with the UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic.

Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, Mar 6, 1:00-6:00pm, HUB North Ballroom, U Washington.
Teams set up demos/simulations in the morning and pitch to a room full of judges early afternoon. Reception follows.

Alaska Airlines Environment Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, April 3, 1:00-6:00pm, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

Dempsey Startup Competition Investment Round

Monday, April 15
Announcement of the 36 teams advancing to the live Investment Round

Dempsey Startup Competition Sweet Sixteen and Final Round

Thursday, May 23
Sweet Sixteen (top 16) and Final Round (top 4)

Dempsey Startup Competition Competition Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 24
Dinner and Awards Ceremony (all teams from Investment Round, judges, sponsors)