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Students are in the midst of navigating the recruiting process to score competitive jobs and internships in the financial world.

Students Vie for Internships

March 21, 2014 at 3:26 am 0 comments

It can be hard to imagine working 80-hour weeks during summer vacation while friends are traveling abroad or relaxing, but Georgetown students interested in the sometimes cutthroat world of finance and consulting welcome the opportunity to land lucrative paychecks and potentially a job offer. To attain these coveted positions, studentsRead More

Analytics Startup Gets $390K

March 21, 2014 at 3:20 am 2 comments

Social marketing tool Encore Alert, co-founded by a Georgetown alum and a current student, announced March 17 that it raised an impressive $390K seed round. CEO James Li (MSB ’13), VP of Product Tammy Cho (MSB ’16) and Chief Technical Officer Felipe Lopes, who joins Encore from Brazil, co-founded EncoreRead More

Saxbys Barista to Owner

Saxbys Barista to Owner

March 21, 2014 at 2:07 am 1 comment

Business ownership is a “one day” dream for many people. It definitely was for me, starting when I watched Jack and Elizabeth Egle build Saxbys Coffee — where I worked as a barista during my junior and senior years at Georgetown — into a successful coffee shop and a well-lovedRead More

Saatchi CEO Shares Advertising Expertise

Saatchi CEO Shares Advertising Expertise

February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi Kevin Roberts discussed how companies today are changing businesses through creative advertising Tuesday evening in the Lohrfink Auditorium during an event titled, “Winning the World: How to Succeed in the Age of the Idea.” The event was sponsored by the Georgetown Retail & LuxuryRead More

Microfinance: Business for Others

February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

At the beginning of my sophomore year, I was fairly confident that I wasn’t the only Georgetown student that was stuck between the dual aspirations of a career in business or working in development. In my mind, there was a clear distinction between these two fields: for-profit versus nonprofit. IRead More

Alum Refreshes Sock Drawers

Alum Refreshes Sock Drawers

February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

For entrepreneur Phil Moldavski (MSB ’10), the idea for his new start-up came out of a simple decision — to buy a new pair of socks. Moldavski, 26, together with co-founder Ricky Choi, 27, launched online startup Nice Laundry in August to offer men an easy way to purchase affordable,Read More

Apple an Essential Way of Life

Apple an Essential Way of Life

February 21, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

What philosophies are inherent in a big corporation such as Apple Inc.? I had the opportunity to obtain that answer firsthand. My time with Apple in the corporate sector from October 2012 to December 2013 was nothing far from remarkable. It was both enjoyable and eye-opening and personally, I thoughtRead More

LSE, USAID Experts Gather for Conference

LSE, USAID Experts Gather for Conference

February 21, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

World Bank executives, business and economics professors from all over the country and international investors celebrated the World Bank Group’s annual flagship report, which highlights regulatory barriers to entrepreneurship in 189 worldwide economies, at the 10th anniversary of the Doing Business Research conference held yesterday and today in Lohrfink Auditorium.Read More

GUASFCU, Corp Choose New Leaders

GUASFCU, Corp Choose New Leaders

February 21, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

There has been a changing of the guard at two of Georgetown’s largest student-run organizations, Students of Georgetown Inc. and the Georgetown Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, with both groups introducing new leadership into their executive boards. Laura Krivacek (COL ’15), the newly hired incoming CEO of GUASFCU, hasRead More

Startup Spirit Across Campus

Startup Spirit Across Campus

February 14, 2014 at 2:42 am 0 comments

‘So if you’re interested in entrepreneurship, why aren’t you in the business school?” I’m often asked this by my peers who don’t understand why I am part of StartupHoyas, the Compass Fellowship and have interned at the Small Business Administration and with D.C. Entrepreneurship Week — all while studying politicalRead More