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.
Gates Volunteer Service Award Recipients.
Jan and Neal Dempsey, recipients of the Gates Vounteer Service Award, have supported the UW generously for more than 40 years.Learn More
Speakers and Lessons From This Year’s CEO and Board Leadership/Governance Class Spring Quarter 2021
June 15, 2021
Even though everything is still virtual, Eileen O’Neill Odum and I were happy to be back and teaching another bright class of MBA students at the University…Learn More >
Encouraging More Women Into Careers in VC
March 18, 2021
We know that founders are looking for investors who value diversity and recognize the success that comes with diverse teams, so what can we do to attract…Learn More >
Turning the Tables: What Do Female Founders Look for When Seeking Out Investors?
February 24, 2021
As an investor, there are many factors that I consider when working with founders. Along with pitching a good idea, I’m also thinking of the biases that…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."