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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 2020-2021 events will be held virtually – there will be no in-person events.


Competition Application Deadlines & Dates

Prototype Funding Application Deadline: December 7, 2020

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.

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

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

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