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Univeristy of Washington – Technology Management MBA Program: Application Workshop

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Learn how to submit your best possible application to the Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. In this one-hour small group session…

Appy Hour

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We’re excited to host our March Appy Hour at SURF Incubator, an incubator and co-working space in downtown Seattle. If you’re new, here is what Appy Hour is all about:…

Learn How To Built A Website – No Coding!

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Presentations Beginner Presentation: Installing a Joomla Website- Series 2 of 5 What you will learn: • Installation process of new website • Creating a database • Installing and Configuring Joomla • Tour of the…

Spotlight on Startups for the Eastside

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“Spotlight on Startups for the Eastside: Resources and Relationships on the Eastside for Startups and People Looking to Work With Them” This is a two-track event. The first track addresses…

Alliance of Angels Pitch Clinic

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
How do you craft and deliver a compelling pitch to get angel or VC investors interested? As an entrepreneur you’re constantly competing for the attention of investors. It is absolutely…

Alliance of Angels Workshop: Demystifying Patents

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Startups often claim their product is protected by patents. Really, what does that mean? What questions should angels ask to gauge the value of a patent? What can and should angels do…

Alliance of Angels Pitch Clinic

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
About this class: -How do you craft and deliver a compelling pitch to get angel or VC investors interested? -As an entrepreneur you’re constantly competing for the attention of investors.…

Data Warehousing in the Cloud – Speeding up the journey from data to insight

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cloud computing has forever changed the way that technology organizations deploy infrastructure and services. Data Warehousing has become an essential function for many organizations that often requires specialized software and…

Startup Educational Series – Pitch Clinic

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This weeks event will be hosted by Alliance of Angels who are a group of more than 120 Investors who fund and mentor early stage companies based in the PNW.…

Daniel Todd – Is Your Business Model Scalable?

April 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Daniel Todd Repeatable and scalable business models Speaker: Daniel Todd Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next…

Foster Work + MBA Luncheon

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Is an MBA worth it? Is now the right time? Can I earn an MBA while I work? Big decisions are worth talking about. The decision to get an MBA…

Scaling Sales Development

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This week we will have Sales Hacker hosting one of their Series Events on the topic Scaling Sales Development. Their objective is to send attendees home with an arsenal of…

Non-traditional Roles in Education

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seeking an industry job is great for people who want to continue their research careers beyond the tenure track, but what about those of us who are passionate about education?…

IC3 DevOps Training Day

April 17
IC3 is a training conference for IT executives and their staffs looking to take the first step on the path to DevOps. DevOps changes enterprise IT organizations from cost centers…

Choose Your Entity Wisely

April 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
ELC Series with Stephen Anson & Ashley Hogan Choice of Entity Speakers: Stephen Anson & Ashley Hogan The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic connects students with pro bono attorneys and business advisors…

Choose Your Entity Wisely

April 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
ELC Series with Stephen Anson & Ashley Hogan Choice of Entity Speakers: Stephen Anson & Ashley Hogan The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic connects students with pro bono attorneys and business advisors…

Univeristy of Washington – Technology Management MBA Program: Information Session

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whether you are passionate about technology or have an entrepreneurial drive, or both, you will find that the 18-month Technology Management MBA Program (TMMBA) at the University of Washington Foster…

Spark Leadership through Mentoring

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Tamara Power-Drutis Leadership Development through Mentoring Speaker: Tamara Power-Drutis Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next step…

What Can Your Employees Disclose?

May 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
ELC Series with John Coughlan & Samuel Christensen Non-Disclosure Agreements Speakers: John Coughlan & Samuel Christensen The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic connects students with pro bono attorneys and business advisors to…

Alliance of Angels Workshop: The New Normal: Convertible Notes

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convertible notes used to be the exception for angel investments, but this has changed. Now they are commonly used for early-stage startups, with many considering them the preferred funding vehicle.…

Black Box 2.0

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - June 7 @ 3:00 pm
Black Box is the first international art, film and technology festival in Seattle. A program of significant scope, Black Box presents contemporary art in movie theaters, galleries, shipping containers and…

Scaling Up Business Growth Workshop

May 7
Discover how to Scale Up your business with the Rockefeller Habits tm 2.0 .The world-renowned Scaling Up Business Growth Workshop has empowered more than 20,000 executives and their leadership teams…

The Power of Crowd-Funding

May 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Joe Wallin Crowd-Funding Speaker: Joe Wallin Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next step and join our…

Your chance to face off with a Shark!

May 11 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
This is your exclusive invitation to be one of ten at an intimate breakfast with Kevin Harrington “one of the 100 best entrepreneurs in the world” – Entrepreneur Magazine! Take…

Albers Executive Speaker Series – Jeff Wilke, Senior VP of Consumer Business at Amazon.com, Inc.

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the dean’s office, the Albers Executive Speaker Series is offered twice a quarter in the fall, winter, and spring. Executives from around the Puget Sound region are invited…

Seattle University 2015 Business Plan & Pitch Competition – Finals and Awards

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Be our very special guest for the 17th Annual Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition Finals Pitch event and put the wings on the dreams of our student entrepreneurs!  As an…

Milestone9 – The 9Mile Labs Demo Day

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us in graduating our Spring Cohort on May 14th. The room will be filled with hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, mentors, service providers, friends, families and the Seattle startup…

Foster Work + MBA Open House

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Find out which program is right for you. Big decisions are worth talking about. The decision to get an MBA is no exception. Join us at the Work + MBA Open House…

Restore the Team Mentality

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Kristiina Hiukka You cannot do it alone! Brush up your skills in collaboration and team management. Speaker: Kristiina Hiukka Thinking about getting your work out of your lab…

“Hacking Innovation” in Healthcare

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Beth Kolko, Shift Labs Shift Labs Platform Speaker: Beth Kolko Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next…
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