Jones Foundation Grand Prize —capping an incredible journey for a project that started in the lab and now moves closer to re-shaping part of the pharmaceutical industry. A-Alpha Bio developed an AlphaSeq technology which improves clinical trial success rates by helping companies fully characterize their drug candidates in the pre-clinical stage. In other words, their idea could eventually make drugs safer for everyone. Student competitors dined alongside of the top names in the Seattle startup ecosystem, including keynote speaker Amy Nelson.
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.
The tecBRIDGE Business Plan Competition (BPC) is a regional event that celebrates entrepreneurship, innovation and potential in NEPA. The BPC consists of two divisions (collegiate and non-collegiate) that allow aspiring entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas, start-ups, and early stage ventures to compete for cash and in-kind services. The Business Plan Program & Competition is back and better! The Enterprise Center has redesigned and expanded the Business Plan Competition for because we understand the importance of a business plan and recognize the value in getting business ideas vetted to improve business plans. The Wilkinson Plan, which underpinned the landscape structure for the Crawley campus. Harold Desbrowe-Annear's original competition winning entry took a beaux-arts approach, with just a few buildings placed geometrically in a landscape setting rather than creating spaces defined by buildings.
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.
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Contests for M.B.A. students to sell faculty judges on their business ideas have existed for decades, but the size, scope and stakes of the events have ballooned as business. UWA Cheerleaders compete in NCA Game day National Championship.
The UWA Cheerleaders took the mat to end the year for the year and when the dust settled the Tigers were 5th in the nation. NCA Nationals is one of the biggest cheer competitions in the world. Business Competition Both business plan competitions are overseen by America’s Small Business Development Center at UT Permian Basin (SBDC).
They are designed to assist entrepreneurs in expanding an existing business or starting a new one. Resource Nights bring in experts from the local community to teach various aspects of writing and presenting a business plan. Offered throughout spring semester, sessions are Location: PO Box , Pullman, WA, The Business Plan Competition Finals took place on April 11, at Storer Auditorium (Miami Business School, ground floor) at 4pm with our keynote speaker, Ms.
. SAVE THE DATE for the 20th Anniversary of the JHU BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION April 26, on the JHU Homewood Campus.