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Entrepreneurship Events

Entrepreneurship Events

Jump into the world of entrepreneurship! The calendar below features events and sessions such as Team Formation Events, Information Sessions, Build Your Own Business, Drop-In Hours, and more.
All Fall Quarter events will be held virtually – there will be no in-person events.

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Competition Application Deadlines & Dates

Prototype Funding Application Deadlines: TBD

Student teams are invited to apply for funding to build prototypes for the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge and the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge. Awards typically start at $500 and most are between $500 and $2,500! Limited funding is available for student teams from non-UW colleges and universities.

HIC

Hollomon Health Innovation Deadline to apply: Monday, February 1, 2021

Virtual Live Round: Wednesday, March 3 | 1:00-5:00 pm
Teams will host a virtual booth and judges will visit throughout the afternoon.

Video Awards Presentation: Thursday, March 4 | 12pm

EIC

Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Virtual Live Round: Thursday, April 1 | 1:00-5:00 pm
Teams will host a virtual booth and judges will visit throughout the afternoon.

Video Awards Presentation: Friday, April 2 | 12pm

DSC

Dempsey Startup Competition Deadline to Apply: Monday, April 5, 2021

Virtual Investment Round (top 30 teams)
Wednesday, May 5 | 1:00 to 5:00 pm
The top 30 teams demo their business ideas in virtual booths and pitch to over 250 judges!

Virtual Sweet Sixteen (top 16 teams)
Wednesday, May 26 | Afternoon

Virtual Final Round (top 4 teams)
Thursday, May 27 | Morning

Video Awards Presentation
Friday, May 27 | 12pm