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Georgetown Students Launch NewsRoom App

Anthony Marshi (COL ’18) officially launched the smartphone news aggregate application NewsRoom after months of work and preparation April 7. The app currently functions at Georgetown University, Harvard University and Babson College, and it is now open to the public after undergoing beta tests in the fall of 2016. Marshi[Read More…]

by April 19, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
WAYPOINT Alumnus Ryan Summe (COL ’10) launched a new app that allows users to share reviews with their friends.

Alum Founds Community-Based Travel App

Last week, Georgetown alumnus Ryan Summe (COL ’10) launched Waypoint, an app that helps users organize and share their favorite places with their friends. Summe’s idea for the app originated from problems he encountered frequently when he travelled and could not find a way to organize and share his favorite[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
OWEN EAGAN/THE HOYA
Traffic flows by Georgetown University on Canal Road. Lyft offers a new luxury service allowing customers to ride in comfort and style.

Lyft Unveils Luxury Service in D.C.

Ride-sharing company Lyft introduced a new service in Washington, D.C. last week called Lyft Premier, which promises riders comfort, style and consistency in luxury sedans and SUVs in the midst of an extensive overhaul of the D.C. metro system. The service, which costs roughly twice as much as a standard[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
THE GW HATCHET
Eytan Nahmiyas, junior at The George Washington University and co-founder of Radius, works to develop the mobile app.

Student App Secures Investor

The app Radius, co-founded by Georgetown student Tali Salhon (MSB ’17), recently obtained a starting $50,000 investment from the Turkish company, Galata Business Angels Group.   Valued at $1.25 million, the location-based messaging app is headquartered in Turkey and the majority of its users currently reside in the United States,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY BLUECART
In July 2014, BlueCart co-founders, Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and Konstantin Zvereff (GRD ’11) launched an app that allows restaurants and vendors to place and manage orders more efficiently.

Startup Transforms Restaurant-Vendor Interactions

Two Georgetown University alumni have created a free online and mobile app called BlueCart that aims to revolutionize the way that restaurants and vendors interact. Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and Konstantin Zvereff (GRD ’11) launched BlueCart in July 2014to make interactions between suppliers and restaurants more efficient by helping restaurants[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
ROBERT CORTES FOR THE HOYA 
Bulldog Tavern debuted a new mobile ordering platform at the end of October. The app, called Tapingo, is targeted at busy students and hopes to ease the process of ordering food to-go by cutting out wait times.

Tavern Caters to Busy Students With App

Bulldog Tavern began usage of a new mobile ordering app in an attempt to make its to-go service more convenient for students Oct. 26. The app, titled Tapingo, allows customers to order menu items for pickup at the restaurant’s special to-go window behind the first floor staircase in the Healey[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESTY SPLIT
Split offers budget rides in Washington, D.C.’s core. The startup launched in May and its ridership has grown about about 75% monthly.

Alum’s Rideshare App Competes in Crowded Marketplace

Ario Keshani (SFS ’05) wants to change the way Washingtonians think about city transportation. His startup app Split allows users to call for cars and save money by sharing rides with strangers who are traveling in the same direction, similar to Uber’s microtransit platform, UberPool, which launched in the District[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Passion for the Process

Passion for the Process

Driven by sheer passion and a desire to gain experience in entrepreneurship, Tali Şalhon (MSB ’17) and his long-time friends Eytan Nahmiyas and Sinan Koc from his hometown in Istanbul, Turkey, have launched their innovative app: Radius. After putting in the necessary dedicated hard work, this group has released Radius,[Read More…]

by May 1, 2015 1 comment Features, The Guide

Upgrade to Safer Rides

Those of us who live in and around Georgetown’s campus appreciate the usefulness of SafeRides. Whether it’s walking home late at night after studying or returning home after a night out, SafeRides is a safe and convenient way to get to our destination. But despite its usefulness in theory to[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ERICA WONG/THE HOYA
Metro riders will be able to make payments using a mobile app at select metro stops beginning in January 2015.

Metro Launches Mobile Payment App

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced the launch of a pilot program Sept. 9 that allows riders to make mobile payments. Although the pilot program will not officially begin until January 2015 and will only be available at select metro stops and bus routes, it could become the standard[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top