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
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 >
Wrapping up the Year: What 2020 Has Taught Us
December 17, 2020
In just a few words, 2020 was wild, unpredictable, and exhausting. We all thought the chaos of COVID-19 would only last a few weeks or months, but…Learn More >
Battling With Mindset: How To Stay Focused Even When the World Is Burning Down
October 9, 2020
As if the spread of COVID-19 isn’t challenging enough to navigate, we’re also facing tragic fires, unpredictable social and political environments, job losses, financial troubles, personal problems,…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."