Over $2.5 Billion in Successful Returns…
Neal serves as the Managing General Partner of Bay Partners, which is one of the earliest Silicon Valley Venture Capital firms. The Bay Partners Way is to focus on the finish line. With Neal at the helm, Bay has helped over 100 companies go from start-up to successful liquidity, resulting in over $2.5 billion in exit returns. Funding a company is one thing. Bringing it to the perfect exit takes experience.
2018 Gates Volunteer Service Award Recipients.
Jan and Neal Dempsey, recipients of the 2018 Gates Vounteer Service Award, have supported the UW generously for more than 40 years.Learn More
So you want to be a Venture Capitalist
January 27, 2020
Over my career as a VC at Bay Partners, I’ve had many people ask me how to become a venture capitalist. In fact, my son is enjoying a…Learn More >
Approaching Venture Capitalists: Getting in the Door with Neal Dempsey
November 12, 2019
As an angel investor and venture capitalist, entrepreneurs often ask me the best ways to approach someone for investment. I am a strong believer that the best…Learn More >
Outside In – Foster’s adjunct faculty bring deep expertise into the classroom
June 30, 2019
This spring Neal Dempsey (BA 1964), the venture capitalist with the Midas touch (and namesake of Foster’s Dempsey Hall), joined Neil McReynolds in co-teaching the popular and…Learn More >
"The best investment is the entrepreneur with passion and perseverance and who understands the art of listening. Passion brings the life and energy required to drive innovation. Perseverance keeps the company going, no matter what obstacles come along. An ability to listen to customers, employees and advisors keeps them learning."
February 21, 2019
Silicon Valley investor Neal Dempsey praises Groningen’s startup sceneLearn More >
February 20, 2019
Silicon Valley Legend Neal Dempsey Sees Too Little Investor Money at Startups in GroningenLearn More >
February 19, 2019
US super-investor Neal Dempsey discovers Groningen: ‘Fantastic city’Learn More >
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