Post Tagged with: "entrepreneur"

COURTESY BENJAMIN VON WONG
A promotional poster for the student startup Fiber Filters, which seeks to keep microplastics out of the world's oceans.

Georgetown Student Startup Addresses Microplastic Pollution

Student-run startup Fiber Filter is promoting its new fiber-catching laundry bag prototype in a promotional video that aims to pressure washing machine companies to take social responsibility for microplastic pollution. Fiber Filter startup founders Lola Bushnell (COL ’18), Carter Cortazzi (COL ’19), and Jaime Farrell (COL ’19) released the video[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA 

Midnight MUG, located on the second floor of Lauinger Library, is offering student entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their new products in a Startup Hotel installation opened in mid-October.

Startup Hotel Promotes Student Entrepreneurship

Startup Hotel, an installation in Lauinger Library, is giving aspiring entrepreneurs a new opportunity to show off their startup projects. The about 8-foot-tall translucent tower with shelves holding the products opened in mid-October in Midnight MUG, a Students of Georgetown, Inc. storefront on the second floor and first floors of[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
REPUBLIC KOLACHE

Hoya Alumnus Honors Roots With Republic Kolache

Family traditions shape lives. The most recent business venture of Texan native Chris Svetlik (SFS ’09) is a testament to the enduring influence of tradition and heritage. Republic Kolache, co-founded with fellow Texan Brian Stanford, embraces not only Texan culture but also the old customs of Svetlik’s Czech family, the[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Features, Food & Drink, The Guide
STEHPANIE YUAN FOR THE HOYA 
The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, run out of the McDonough School of Business, accepted 29 sophomores. The fellowship offers programming to students interested in entrepreneurship.

Fellows Program Welcomes Entrepreneurs

The McDonough School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Fellows Program accepted 29 new fellows from the Class of 2018. This year’s admits include 16 students in the MSB, 11 students in the College and two students in the School of Foreign Service. Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Co-Director Daniela Brancaforte declined to comment on[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY TERESA MANNIX
Victoria Schramm (COL ’12) announced the Georgetown Startup Stipend Program at last Friday’s Entrepreneurship Day.

Stipend Aids Entrepreneurs With Debt

StartupHoyas recently announced its new Georgetown Startup Stipend Program, which aids aspiring entrepreneurs with student debt, no strings attached. The program, funded by a donation from the Schramm family, aims to give students the fiscal support they need to pursue a startup after graduation. While the program will not pay[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Entrepreneur Brings the Beat

With a hit single on iTunes and his songs circulating Internet radio stations, Darnell Bland,Jr. (MSB’15)  is anything but your typical business student.  Double-majoring in marketing and management and having a concentration in entrepreneurship, Bland is also quickly making a name for himself in the music world. How did you[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Entrepreneurship Day Promotes Student Innovation

More than 300 people attended the third Georgetown Entrepreneurship Day on Nov. 9. The event, which was sponsored by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, the Hoya Challenge and the MBA Entrepreneurship Club, provided students with the opportunity to reach out to business owners in the D.C. community. According to Director of[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Website Will Connect Entrepreneurs to Alums

AlumniFunder, a website that aims to connect Georgetown students with alumni who are working on startup ventures, will launch Sept. 29, according to site founder S. Ryan Meyer (SFS ’99). AlumniFunder, a website that aims to connect Georgetown students with alumni who are working on startup ventures, will launch Sept.[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Budding Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Makes Headway

Budding Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Makes Headway

Angela Morabito (SFS ’12) began her own company, Headlines, with support from a Compass Fellows  grant. Headlines, which sells scarves and other accessories with inspirational messages, has gained popularity. She hopes that it can send a message about female empowerment. Originally from Georgia, Morabito hopes to pursue research in anthropology[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Student Site Rouses Startups

The entrepreneurship advice website asitchanges.com created by Georgetown students Rahul Singh (CED), Austin Yoder (COL ’11), David Liu (MSB ’12), Ivan Batischev (SFS ’08) and Ankit Goyal (SFS ’12), aims to inspire those looking for ideas for their own startup. The website specializes in the compilation and development of materials[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News