Neal Dempsey is an American entrepreneur, angel investor, and managing general partner of Bay Partners. Dempsey is also a public speaker, author, and lecturer at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. As a speaker Dempsey is known for delivering presentations on topics with presentation titles such as Living the Dream by Building a Diverse Team, How to Get Investment, Be the Best Damn Board Member You Can Be - It Matters, and How Philanthropy Can Change Your Life.
Notable investments made by Neal Dempsey include Coconut Software, The Hustle, Therapydia, SafetyTek, SalonScale, Relationship Hero, Womply, MotiveMetrics, Basket, Ample, Bright.md, PreferUS Healthcare, Onerent, Mytonomy, Fundpnb, Kinder's Meats & Deli, and Golden.
Dempsey founded the Dempsey Foundation in 1988 and focuses the companies efforts to improve conditions involving higher education, children, and the environment. Through the Dempsey Foundation Dempsey helped establish the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at the University of Washington Business School. The Dempsey Foundation also regularly offers educational scholarships to students, athletes, and junior faculty.