Grads & Undergrads: Entrepreneurship Info

ATTEND: Team Formation Night #2: Build a Sustainable Future

Thursday, November 1 | 5:30-8 pm | Gould Hall Court | RSVP

At this installment, you’ll hear about the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship competitions, meet students who have ideas or could be on your team, and learn from angel investor Eric Carlson about how environmental innovations help to build a more sustainable future.

ATTEND: Build Your Own Business (BYOB)

Thursday, November 1 | 6 – 7:30 pm | Deloitte Commons, Paccar Hall
Students pitch an early idea, collaborate with one another, receive feedback and mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs Jana and Andy Kleitsch, and work through the steps to successfully launch their startup OR move forward with a new idea

ATTEND: Open House – Master of Science in Information Systems

Monday, November, 5th | 6 – 7 pm | UW Medical Center, South Lake Union | RSVP
Join us for an Open House to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Information Systems Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During this session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.

ATTEND: Team Formation Night: Health Care and Life Sciences Innovation

Tuesday, November 13th  | 5:30 – 8 pm | BIOE N130

Calling all biology, health science, bioengineers, public health, and other students interested in bringing an idea through a Buerk Center competition. Members from one of our past teams, Nanodropper, will talk about their amazing experience in the competition and beyond as their idea caught national attention. 

APPLY: Student Executive Leadership Committee:

Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge  

Contact Terri Butler by November 15thTLButler@uw.edu, if you are interested in joining the student leadership team for the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge:

The Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge Student Executive Leadership Committee plays a key role in the development of innovative health-related solutions by inspiring students to form teams to bring new, game-changing ideas forward through the Challenge. Working with the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship staff, committee members connect with students across campus to promote the Challenge. The committee will also interact with local business professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors who will serve as mentors and judges to the student teams.

Work Shop Series:

Customer Discovery and Market Validation Shakeout

Thursday, November 8th | 12:30 – 2 pm | HUB 145

Have an idea but aren’t sure of how it would hold up in the real world? Do you even have a market? Considering customer needs up front can save a lot of time downstream when costs start to add up. Join our experts in a shakeout studio designed to help you learn how to reach out to your customer base early for feedback, even before you have a prototype, scope out the competition, and pilot your idea.