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.
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.
Deliverables – Jan 16
Learn about the different deliverables you will submit as part of BPC.
Marketing & Sales for Startups – Feb 2
Learn all about marketing and sales for startups from WSU professional Kevin Chase!
Entrepreneurial Finance – Feb 9
Hear from Abdou Ndao of Pelion Ventures about entrepreneurial finance this Tuesday in Todd 409!
Appearance of Deliverables – Mar 9
Learn how to stand out from other competitors with the appearance of your deliverables! Hear from WSU professor Chris Cooney.
Pitching & Presenting – April 13
It’s almost time! Learn all about how BPC will run and the do’s and don’ts of BPC etiquette. Hear tips from past BPC winner Stephen Bone – Co-Founder & CEO of Crimson Medical Solutions.
Team Registration Opens: January 16, 2023
Team Registration Deadline: March 10, 2023
Executive Summary Due: March 24, 2023
Business Plan & Slide Deck Due: April 14, 2023
Business Plan Competition Presentation Round: April 21, 2023
Business Plan Competition Finals Round: April 27, 2023