Founder Fridays

Madeline Haydon founder of nutpods speaks at the Founder Friday event on January 24 2020

Learn from the Experts with Founder Fridays!

This regularly occurring event features a fireside chat with a Seattle University alumni founder who will share their entrepreneurial journey with Seattle University students, alumni, faculty, and the public. The event is open to the public, and will be held in person in the 2022-23 academic year. 

Past Founder Fridays

Upcoming Founder Friday Events

Friday, April 21, 2023

Founder Friday with Heidi Yu, MBA '12, CEO & Co-founder of

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SeattleU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (IEC)

Housed in the Albers School of Business, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center supports all Seattle University students and alumni as well as the greater Seattle entrepreneurial ecosystem with the mission to Accelerate Entrepreneurial Leaders for the common good. The Albers School of Business and Economics is a nationally ranked business school with the mission to develop exceptional business leaders who are values-driven and committed to advancing the common good.


Peter Rowan

Lawrence K. Johnson Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship

Amelia Marckworth

Director of Community - on leave

Headshot of Janie Ng with a white background

Janie Ng

Interim Director of Community