Resource Nights (ENTRE 440/540 "Business Plan Practicum")

Business Plan Competition/Environmental Innovation Challenge Resource Nights, offered throughout winter quarter by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, bring in experts from the local entrepreneurial community to teach various aspects of writing and presenting a business plan. Attending BPC/EIC Resource Nights is a great way to prepare for the Business Plan Competition, the Environmental Innovation Challenge, and your future career.


Resource Nights:
Thursdays (Winter Quarter)
6-7:50 p.m.
Paccar Hall, room 192

Optional class credit:
Learn more about taking the Resource Nights (ENTRE 440/540) for credit

Find a Team for the BPC:
Do you have your company idea but still need team members? Interested in joining an existing team? On the Buerk Center's TEAM FORMATION WEBSITE you can create a company and/or professional skills profile and find a team/teammates.

Resource Nights 2015 Schedule

Resource Nights are open to students and the public.
Can't make it in person? Classes will be live-streamed, and class recordings will be available online. Please note that the live-stream videos are available at 6 p.m. on the day of the class. Slides for each presentation will be posted the following Friday morning.

 Date Subject Location\Time
Thursday
Jan. 8, 2015
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Guest Speakers:
Chris DeVore, Founders' Co-op
Matt Erlichman, Porch.com

View the 1/8/15 class video
View class PowerPoint


Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Jan. 15, 2015
Research Tools
Guest Speaker:
Jason Sokoloff, Foster School Librarian

View the 1/15/15 video
Paccar Hall 192
6:00-6:50 p.m.
Thursday
Jan. 15, 2015
Science & Technology Showcase/Team Building & Networking Night
Hosted by SEBA and the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship. Great networking and team building opportunity!


Dempsey Hall 302 (Anthony's Forum)
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Thursday
Jan. 22, 2015

Business Planning and Risk
Guest Speakers:
Terry Drayton, Storrage
Adina Mongubat, Spiral Genetics

View the 1/22/2015 video
View class PowerPoint

Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Jan. 29, 2015

Marketing
Guest Speakers:
Todd Fishman, Evergreen Salads
Nathan Kaiser, 2Bar Sprits
Sharelle Klaus, Dry Soda

View the 1/29/2015 video
View class PowerPoint
Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Feb. 5, 2015

Business Models and Financials
Guest Speakers:
Jesse Proudman, Bluebox Group
Adam Tratt, Haiku Deck

View the 2/5/2015 video
View class PowerPoint

Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Feb. 12, 2015

Legal Issues for Startups
Guest Speaker:
Bill Bromfield, Fenwick & West

View the 2/12/2015 video
View class PowerPoint

Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Feb. 19, 2015

Insights from Past BPC Participants
Guest Speakers:
Adam Davis, FDCares
Katie Frasier, Stash
Daniel Sedlacek, Uphill Designs
Carly Holstein, FluFinder

View the 2/19/2015 video
View class PowerPoint

Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
Feb. 26, 2015

Bootstrapping the Startup
Guest Speakers:
Faith Anderson, WA DFI
John Gabbert, Pitchbook

View the 2/26/2015 video

Bank of America Executive Center, room 110 (Boeing Auditorium)
6:00-7:50 p.m.
Thursday
March 5, 2015

Raising Investor Capital

Guest Speakers:
Geoff Entress, Angel Investor, Voyager Capital
Charles Seybold, Liquid Planner

View the 3/5/2015 video

Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.

Thursday
March 12, 2015

Dreaming Big!
Guest Speaker:
Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources

View the 3/12/2015 video
 
Paccar Hall 192
6:00-7:50 p.m.

Click here for archived slides and videos from 2014 Resource Nights