The Dempsey Startup Competition celebrated its 25th anniversary with surprise announcements and $90,000 in seed funding awarded to twelve student-created startups (detailed below). Surrounded by... Read More
The Buerk Center at the Foster School serves UW with exceptional academic programs and real-world experiences. Students and faculty who engage with the center make strong connections to the Seattle entrepreneurial community. Home to the Jones + Foster Accelerator, innovative courses, and extra-curricular programs like the Lavin Entrepreneurship Program, the Buerk Center also hosts multiple student competitions, including the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge, and the Dempsey Startup Competition (formerly the UW Business Plan Competition).