IEC News

Innovating On: How Our Programs are Adapting

With all of the change that is going on in the world, our programs are adapting; The Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition is moving online...
Mar 30, 2020

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Announcing the 2020 Harriet Stephenson BPC Semi-Finalist Teams

Overview of competition dates

Congratulations to our 2020 Harriet Stepheson BPC Semi-Finalist Teams! Save the date to see them compete (virtually) on April 24!
Mar 23, 2020

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Madeline Haydon (MBA ’05)'s Company nutpods is Named Amazon Small Business of the Year

Madeline Haydon and the nutpods Team at the 2015 Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition

Nutpods has deep ties with Seattle University and the Albers Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center is Amazon's Small Business of the Year.
Mar 11, 2020

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SU Students Tackle the Problem of a Lack of Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors at the Jones Idea Challenge Corporate Reverse Pitch

Sharon Ideguchi and Veronica Garcia proposed an innovative solution to the problem of a lack of resources of sexual assault survivors at the Jones Idea Challenge Corporate Reverse Pitch.
Mar 10, 2020

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All about the Jones Idea Challenge Program Corporate Reverse Pitch

a college of four teams of students presenting during the 2020 Jones Idea Challenge Final

Want to learn more about the Jones Idea Challenge Corporate Reverse Pitch program but have little time? Here is all the essential information presented in an easy to read F.A.Q. format.
Mar 9, 2020

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Students Pitch Innovative Ideas for Tech for Social Impact in Jones Idea Challenge Corporate Reverse Pitch

2020 Jones Idea Challenge Winners

Fifteen undergraduate student teams proposed innovative technology-based solutions to real-world company problems during the 2020 Jones Idea Challenge Corporate Reverse Pitch Finals.
Feb 28, 2020

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SU Students Tackle the Problem of Food Waste at the SJIM-Albers Business Plan Competition

Prod-use team wins the grand prize at the 2020 Albers-SJIM Virtual Business Plan Competition

Maria Blocker and her team proposed an innovative solution to the problem of food waste at the 2020 SJIM-Albers Business Plan Competition.
Feb 25, 2020

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Seattle U Gives Day Raises More than $3000 for RAMP up Program

Albers Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center Ramp.up Program participants

On February 6th, 2020, Seattle University came together for a massive 24 hour day of giving. Albers Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center's Rampu.up program was one of the chosen funds highlighted at Albers.
Feb 7, 2020

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Madeline Haydon Speaks at IEC's Founder Friday

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

Founder Friday is a new speaker series open to the public hosted by the IEC to highlight the stories and lessons of entrepreneurial alumni. Madeline Haydon (MBA ‘05), the founder of nutpods – the nondairy creamer with a cult online following spoke at the second Founder Friday on January 24, 2020.
Jan 25, 2020

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2019-20 Jones Progress Award Participants Selected

ALMi Apparel (Jonas Harris, BA ’13) & Green GrubBox (Ted Wallis, MPA ’15) accepted to the Alumni Accelerator
Oct 2, 2019

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Both Jones Progress Awards Candidates Take the Gold!

Both candidates became award winners after stellar final presentations.
Mar 1, 2019

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RAMP Central District Excursion

Our RAMP team set out to explore the Seattle Central District on November 2nd, and did more than just have a fun time together. We learned how gentrification, red-lining, and displacement effects Seattle, and more importantly, the businesses within it.
Nov 28, 2018

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International Connections: Coming Oct. 2018!

We will welcome two Professional Fellows from Russia this October, get a chance to meet them here!
Sep 28, 2018

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Amelia Marckworth

Amelia Marckworth

Interim Director