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CEO and Board Leadership: PAC12 and Weyerhaeuser

May 8, 2019

The speakers for our third class were Larry Scott the Commissioner of the PAC 12! and Dan Fulton long time CEO of Weyerhaeuser and now sitting on…

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CEO and Board Leadership Class: Alaska Air Group CEO and JP Morgan N.W. Chair

April 29, 2019

Our second class had two very special guests. Brad Tilden CEO of Alaska Air Group and Phyllis Campbell Chair of JP Morgan N.W.   Brad of course…

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Neal Speaks to UW Honors students.

April 18, 2019

Neal is talking to some of the students enrolled in the UW Honors program. It a special group of students clearly among the best and the brightest….

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The first day of our Spring Quarter class: The CEO and Board Leadership

April 9, 2019

This Insiders View of Corporate Governance taught to Second Year MBA’s at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Our first distinguished guest speaker…

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Neal Goes Dutch – Part 2

March 13, 2019

Innovation for Humanity In my last blog post, I spoke about some of the challenges facing entrepreneurs and the investment gap in the Netherlands, as well as…

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Neal Goes Dutch – Part 1

March 8, 2019

Does the best innovation in the world come from Silicon Valley? For sure, many good things happen here.  But if you saw my last blog on diversity,…

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The New Year Trilogy 3: Mentoring in 2019

February 24, 2019

In 2018, my investment strategy was geared mostly towards angel and seed investments, as my true passion is mentoring entrepreneurs. And to extend on that, I became…

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Silicon Valley Legend Neal Dempsey Sees Too Little Investor Money at Startups in Groningen

February 20, 2019

Dempsey talked in Groningen with professors, entrepreneurs, administrators and Prince Constantijn. The renowned investor from Silicon Valley determined that there are many opportunities in the North. ,,…

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Silicon Valley investor Neal Dempsey praises Groningen’s startup scene

February 20, 2019

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Neal Dempsey: tips from a Silicon Valley investor

February 19, 2019

Silicon Valley VC investor Neal Dempsey visited Groningen this week, to check out the scene and meet with promising startups and scale-ups. Dempsey is a General Partner…

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