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Alumna Entrepreneur Returns to Volunteer and Give Back to the IEC

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Creating access to and activating just-in-time knowledge within remote, distributed, diverse organizations has never been more important for employee development, growth, and belonging. Mentorship has always been a means to share knowledge and wisdom. However, unlike traditional mentorship programs that are based on titles, hierarchy, and status, Sarah Haggard believes that wisdom is gained from lived experiences in and outside of the workplace. She elevates the voices of every employee by using technology to break down the barriers to connection.
Aug 14, 2020

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Alum Dylan Bade '19 Reflects on the Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition

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BarBuddy is a new social bar guide application currently available for iOS - Android. The latest version will be released this fall 2020. Seattle U students will be able to use the app to discover new bars, find events and happy hours, and see where their friends are hanging out. BarBuddy encourages community engagement and the discovery of hidden gems in the bar scene.
Aug 4, 2020

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The IEC Gives Rise to Start Up Entrepreneurs

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Have you ever tried selling something on an online marketplace, but due to weeks without offers, you left it as clutter in your home? Using Up&Up's platform, you can soon donate goods to those who need them most, quickly, and conveniently. With the push of a button, you could give unwanted goods to recently rehoused individuals.
Jul 16, 2020

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In Memory of Don Leuthold

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The 2020 Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition was dedicated to the memory of Don Leuthold, a longtime supporter of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at Seattle University.
Jun 8, 2020

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SeattleU Teams Advance In UW Dempsey Startup Competition

Seattle University is the only university in UW's business plan competition with more than one team advancing to the final "Sweet 16" round, other than the school itself.
May 19, 2020

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