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The 36 student teams who competed represented eight colleges and universities across the Pacific Northwest and featured teammates from places like Carnegie Mellon, USC, Maryland, and the University of British Columbia.
They left the entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, and competition alums from the Seattle-area in awe at the variety of businesses and business ideas being pitched.
Student teams dressed in matching outfits, scrubs, even color-coordinated suspenders, and built elaborate booths with their products and plans on display. Nelson launched The Riveter, a female-forward platform, workspace, and online community in at two locations in Seattle. In the past 21 years, 4, student participants on 1, teams have entered the BPC.
More than a hundred of those BPC companies are still going strong today.
A-Alpha Bio A-Alpha Bio aims to improve clinical trial success rates by helping pharmaceutical companies fully characterize their drug candidates in the pre-clinical stage. University of Washington-Seattle Bioengineering BeeToxx is a carbon-based microparticle solution that protects Honey Bee colonies exposed to harmful pesticides.
Our company develops profit-maximizing software, performs data analytics, and conducts process improvements for industrial mining operations. University of Washington-Seattle, Seattle Colleges Business, Physics, Informatics, Computer Science Culture Bites Creating and maintaining a great company culture is hard—Culture Bites makes it easier through a subscription box service featuring curated content for monthly team-building tune-up.
Presidio Graduate School-Seattle MBA Feros Freight Innovations Feros is utilizing freight trailers to seamlessly integrate EV technologies into the trucking system, transforming the trailer into a value-creation asset that enables companies to move freight cheaper, faster, and cleaner.
University of Oregon, Carnegie Mellon University MBA, Robotics Lonely Produce We set out to answer the question, what if there was a place where farmers can find willing buyers for their left over perishable goods? Using our application, farmers can list, sell and distribute goods that previously would have gone to waste.
University of Washington-Seattle Pharmacology, Bioengineering, MBA Novita Our company, Novita, is developing a software application to help patients and family caregivers plan and manage long-term dementia care, while also connecting users with the right senior care services and senior living solution when the time comes to make that transition.
With 3x more caffeine than traditionally brewed coffee, Seattle Strong still remains balanced enough to drink with no additives, creating a better kind of buzz.Law, Justice and Development Week is a major knowledge sharing event organized by the Legal Departments of the World Bank Group.
The theme of this year is Financing and Implementing the Post Development Agenda. A business plan scholarship presented by Fit Small Business for higher education students with disabilities. Scholarship is based on original essay. The Business Journals' sites feature local business and industry news from 43 different markets around the nation along with a full menu of tools and resources to help business owners and.
Business Plan Competition. Teams entering the University of Washington Tacoma VIBE’s Business Plan Competition must have at least one Veteran or Active Duty member. The business plan must be developed during the student’s tenure at the university.
Students working with outside entrepreneurs must create an original business plan. The Business Plan Competition (BPC) Every year for the last 18 years, teams of student entrepreneurs from all over the state of Washington have gathered in Seattle to follow their passion with the UW Business Plan/New Venture Competition (BPC).
Here are the 16 student-led teams that advanced in the University of Washington’s business plan competition by John Cook on April 30, at am May 5, at am Comments Share Tweet.