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Washington State University Entrepreneurship

2023 BPC Bites

At Resource Nights, now called BPC Bites, WSU students and community members receive guidance on all aspects of the startup process. From business formation to marketing strategies to equity finance, industry experts take the podium at these learning sessions to highlight ways in which you can achieve the best results.

BPC Event Schedule 

Upcoming BPC Bites 

Join us for one of our BPC Bites (formerly Resource Nights) series. Grab lunch and learn about important entrepreneurship topics in preparation for BPC. Each of these events is created specifically to serve the needs of student entrepreneurs and Business Plan Competition participants. These events are also a great opportunity to network and connect with industry professionals and other students – you might even find your next teammate! 

The Startup Den – Commons Building 

Thursdays, 12 – 1 pm 

Lunch will be provided

What is BPC & Teaming – Jan 19

Learn all the ins and outs of BPC, why it is a valuable learning experience, and network with other interested students looking for teammates.  

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Deliverables & Tips from Past Teams – Jan 16

Hear tips from past BPC winner Stephen Bone – Co-Founder & CEO of Crimson Medical Solutions and learn about the different deliverables you will submit as part of BPC. 

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Marketing & Sales for Startups – Feb 2

Learn all about marketing and sales for startups from WSU professional Kevin Chase! 

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Entrepreneurial Finance – Feb 9

Hear from Courtney Hastings of Freestone Capital about entrepreneurial finance!  

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Workshop & Resources – Mar 9

Take this time to workshop parts of your business plan and gain insightful feedback and resources to help you and your team! 

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Appearance of Deliverables – Mar 16

Learn how to stand out from other competitors with the appearance of your deliverables! Hear from WSU professor Chris Cooney. 

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BPC Etiquette – April 13

It’s almost time! Learn all about how BPC will run and the do’s and don’ts of BPC etiquette. 

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Important Dates


Team Registration Opens: January 16, 2023
Team Registration Deadline: March 10, 2023
Executive Summary Due: March 24, 2023
Business Plan & Slide Deck Due: April 15, 2023
Business Plan Competition Presentation Round: April 21, 2023
Business Plan Competition Finals Round: April 27, 2023


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Previous Resource Nights

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