ENTRE Digest 1-8-19

Advisers ENTRE Digest | January 8, 2019

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS!

APPLY:Prototype Funding!

Whether you are working in a technical, medical, consumer, environmental, digital, or another space, awards are available between $500 and $3,000! Some restrictions apply.

Fill out the application now and if you have questions, please contact the Buerk Center for more details.

The final deadline to apply for funding is Friday, January 11th.

ATTEND: Business Case in 60 Seconds: A Pitch Competition

Thursday, January 17 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM | Anthony’s Forum

Come watch your peers pitch their early-stage ideas in 60 seconds or less. If you have an idea to pitch, plan to submit your idea for preapproval in early 2019. Good ideas will win cash prizes, and every idea gets a quick piece of feedback from the panel of judges. Refreshments will be provided and after the pitches there will time for networking among audience and participants. RSVP to attend or to pitch: bit.ly/BC60seconds

MEET UP: Networking & Team Formation Night (after the Science Technology Showcase)

Thursday, January 24 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Anthony’s Forum

The Science and Technology Showcase is a closed door event, but all poster presenters will be around after the Showcase to talk to the public about their work. This is a great opportunity to find teammates or to seek to join a team as you see excellent examples of current projects and research on display.

ATTEND: Resource Nights (aka ENTRE 440/540)

Thursdays, 6-7:50pm| Shansby Auditorium (PCAR 192)

Open to All UW Students as a drop-in audit

Students who are curious about the various aspects of creating a startup venture can learn directly from local experts during this weekly course! Regular guest speakers from industries ranging from software, healthcare, finance, food and fashion will join us to share their entrepreneurial experiences.

Resource Nights lectures are open to the community, and UW students may register to take the class (2 credits). Lectures will also be posted on our website if you can’t join in-person!

ATTEND: Consumer Product Workshop

March 2, 9am-12pm | Anthony’s Executive Forum (Dempsey 302)

All Students

Students who are considering applying to the Dempsey Startup Competition with a consumer product or retail, software or app, or a non-profit idea can get valuable feedback on their first drafts from mentors at this pre-screening workshop!

ATTEND: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Information Session

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 4 – 5 p.m. | Dempsey Hall 233
Join us to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.

Register Here

APPLY: Competition Entry Deadlines!

College students from across the PNW are invited to apply for student innovation and new venture competitions hosted by UW Foster School of Business’ Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

Feb 11 | TLButler
Feb 19 | brohal
Apr 8 | sstuder

APPLY: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Application Review

January 13, 2019 | Midnight

Looking for a master’s program that combines intensive entrepreneurship education with the time to work on accelerating your own idea? Apply to the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship! Admissions is underway and the 2nd round deadline is January 13. All applications received by this date will receive an admission notification by Feb 28. This is also the final deadline for all international applicants.

Learn More

ATTEND: A Taste of UW Entrepreneurship (Hosted by Master of Science in Entrepreneurship)

Thursday February 7 | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

PACCAR Hall 2nd Floor, Jiambalvo Hearth
Want to get a feel for the Seattle entrepreneurship community? Come mix and mingle with current Master of Science in Entrepreneurship students at the Foster School of Business, then join a student host and head to the classroom! Observe a popular course which brings in experts from the local entrepreneurial community to teach various aspects of creating a startup venture.

The topic in class will be “Your play – picking your bet/market entry strategy to win”. Guest speakers include: Tom Gonser – Founder, Docusign, and Xiaoyu Wang – CEO, Castbox.

Register Here

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