Business

Student Works to Create Custom Apparel

March 30, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

Headed by Sales Director Sophia Ronga (COL ’18), the Georgetown branch of the custom apparel company Fresh Prints has established a growing presence on and around campus, handling clothing orders for various student groups and events on the Hilltop. Ronga became involved with the company her freshman year after seeingRead More

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Joseph Hwang (MSB ’19), left, and Chas Newman (MSB ’19) launched their french fries company at the year’s first farmers’ market.

Georgetown Students Start French Fries Company

March 23, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

Spud Buds, a french fries company started by three Georgetown students, debuted at the Georgetown University Farmers’ Market on March 22. Founded by Matthew Wang (MSB ’18), Joe Hwang (MSB ’18) and Chas Newman (MSB ’18), Spud Buds uses locally sourced ingredients to offer customers five different french fries recipesRead More

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Co-founder and president of Unocoin, Sunny Ray said blockchain technologies such as the cryptocurrency bitcoin have the potential to revolutionize how business transactions are conducted.

Business Leaders Encourage Use Of Blockchain

March 23, 2017 at 11:13 pm 1 comment

Business leaders promoted the potential of  blockchain technology and its ability to revolutionize the world at the second annual Blockchain Summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy in the Lohrfink Auditorium on March 15 to 17. The three-day event featuredRead More

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Jonathan Rothwell, Philippe Le Corre and Anders Åslund discussed the implications of the recent rise of golbal populism on international trade relations and immigration.

Panel Examines Impact of Populism

March 23, 2017 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

Speakers for the event included Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Anders Åslund, Gallup Senior Economist Jonathan Rothwell and Brookings Institution Senior International Affairs Analyst Philippe Le Corre.  The panel was moderated by Managing Director of the Business and Public Policy Initiative at the McDonough School of Business James Moore. Moore saidRead More

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After renovating its former hibachi grills, Epicurean and Company has opened a noodle and rice bowl station open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., which will allow customers to customize their orders.

Epicurean Launches Noodle Station

March 16, 2017 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

Epicurean and Company opened a noodle and rice bowl station offering custom-made pho and rice and noodle bowls with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu and vegetables March 8. Georgetown students encountered the new addition upon returning to the restaurant for the first time after spring break. This is not the firstRead More

Seeking Your Alpha

Seeking Your Alpha

March 16, 2017 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

By the time you graduate from business school with a degree in finance, you can value assets, optimize investment portfolios, structure complex transactions and more. The problem is, when you step out into the real world, those skills are a dime a dozen. To be a top-tier employee, you willRead More

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Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18), left, Christian Conroy (GRD ’18) and Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18) each received $20,000 for their projects.

Baker Grant Winners Tackle Global Issues

March 16, 2017 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

Georgetown graduate students Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18), Christian Conroy, (GRD ’18), Jacob Ford (GRD ’18), Rebecca Gerr (GRD ’18), and Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18) are each working find ways to enact meaningful and realistic change on global policies issues within a year with the $20,000 from the Baker Innovation Grant.Read More

Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

March 14, 2017 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

To introduce Georgetown students to the intersection between food and entrepreneurship, Students of Georgetown, Inc. hosted Greg Menna and Jesse Konig, respective founders of local businesses District Donut and Swizzler, for the second installment of the Food Entrepreneurship Series on Feb. 28. The event was co-sponsored by Startup Hoyas, SpoonRead More

University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

March 13, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team is to compete in the VCIC Global Finals after earning first-place honors at the VCIC 2017 South Regional Finals, held at Rice University in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 10. The team, composed of Chris Cottrell (MBA ’17), Shreya Adiraju (MBA ’17), Sofocles Papas (MBARead More

The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

March 11, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

Brazil and South Africa all stood to benefit from the immense expansion of infrastructure that came with hosting the World Cup. In Brazil and South Africa there was an increase in gross domestic product following the competition. Qatar, which is slated to host the next World Cup, there is aRead More