Over $2.5 Billion in Successful Returns…
Neal Dempsey is the Managing General Partner of Bay Partners one of the longest-running venture capital firms in Silicon Valley with over $2.5 Billion in successful returns. Forbes has named Neal as one of the top 100 venture capitalists in the world . Neal also provides angel investment for entrepreneurs “in unexpected places” around the globe.
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
DNA of a Successful Entrepreneur: Resiliency in the Face of COVID-19
July 2, 2020
I’ve worked with entrepreneurs for most of my life. Some companies will make it, while other companies won’t. So, what leads to success? Especially during this trying…Learn More >
Wrap up for the Year
June 11, 2020
Eileen Odum and I have just wrapped up co-teaching this spring quarter of the CEO and Board Leadership class at the University of Washington’s Foster School of…Learn More >
Board Member Responsibilities During COVID-19
April 8, 2020
It feels like we’ve been in this state of uncertainty for a long time, but it’s really just the beginning. This COVID-19 pandemic isn’t easy for anyone,…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."