Team Formation & Startup Opportunities for Creative Students!

Upcoming Events

Most of these events are open to all students, advisers, and professors at UW. Join us!

Build Your Own Business is a drop-in workshop for any UW undergraduate who has an idea for a business, product, or service and would like to learn the next steps to turn that idea into a reality. No registration required, just come by, share your idea, have some pizza and get feedback from serial entrepreneur John Hansen! Next BYOB is Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6pm in Paccar 394. 

Straight Talk For Entrepreneurs is a speaker series hosted by the UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and is open to the public. This Straight Talk is the concluding event of the center’s October Entrepreneur Fest. Hear from Dave Parker of Code Fellows and learn the “10 Business Models That Make Money and the 3 That Could Cost You Everything.”  Straight Talk will be: October 27, 5:30 to 7pm, in Douglas Forum, 4th Floor, Bank of America Executive Education Center, UW Seattle Campus.

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Find Your Co-Founder!  Team Formation &  Networking Nights

Pitch your idea, share your skills, and meet students from disciplines across campus at these fun and casual meetup events.

Team Formation Night – Nov 2

Team Formation Night – Nov 9

Team Formation Night – Dec 1 

Team Formation Website

Got an idea? Want to join a startup team or build a team around your own idea? The 2017 Team Formation Website has launchedCreate your profile then check out the Showcase page. Open to all UW students.

Entrepreneurship Minor - deadline this Tuesday

Non-business majors can develop the entrepreneurial mindset and business skills needed to turn their ideas into a company or be innovative within a larger company through the entrepreneurship minor for non-business majors.  The deadline to apply is October 25 at 11:59 p.m. Visit: for more information 

*The Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship has a lot of exciting things going on! To help make it easy to digest, we’ll send you an “Advisers Digest” every other week full of opportunities for your students. Feel free to forward this digest to your students or colleagues, or copy sections of our digest into your own newsletters. Questions? Email Leslie:

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