Post Tagged with: "entrepreneurship"

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Sept. 5 that a new Inclusive Innovation Fund, in partnership with the Marathon Foundation, will invest in minority-owned Washington, D.C. businesses beginning in 2019

Innovation Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned DC Businesses

A new Inclusive Innovation Fund is set to invest in developing Washington, D.C. businesses owned by minority entrepreneurs, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Sept. 5. The fund, which is being organized in partnership with The Marathon Foundation, is meant to benefit people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

MUCHOW: Re-Engineering Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs seek to transform ways of doing business to create better results. But we can re-engineer how entrepreneurship is taught at Georgetown University so it can better meet the real problems entrepreneurs face when they leave the classroom to start companies. Georgetown has made real progress in the teaching of[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Food Entrepreneurs Share Startup Advice, Experiences

Successful entrepreneurs should offer special products and learn from their experiences in the industry, founders of Washington, D.C. food startups said during a panel discussion on entrepreneurship in the food industry Tuesday. Featuring the founders of Eat Pizza, JRINK and Snacklins and the CEO of Union Kitchen, the panel focused[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: GUSA Promises Remain Unmet

Halfway through the term, the administration of Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) has made minimal progress on the core proposals of its campaign. A lack of cohesive vision and a disparity between the priorities of the president and vice[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Editorial
STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA
GUSA President Kamar Mack, left, Chief of Staff Brody Loan and Vice President Jessica Andino.

Halfway Through Term, GUSA Executive Revisits Campaign Promises

After Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the 2017 GUSA executive election in February by a 34-vote margin, they promised to establish a “Fresh GUSA” focused on affordability, health resources and student entrepreneurship. Since then, Mack and Andino have[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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
GEORGETOWN VENTURES

New Student Group Aims to Boost Undergraduate Startups

William Zhu is a staff writer for The Hoya As a student entrepreneur, Anthony Marshi (COL ’18) learned firsthand the difficulties new startups encounter and the lack of resources to guide them through the process. In response, Marshi and Theodore Montgomery (SFS ’18) founded Georgetown Ventures, a new student club[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
COURTESY STARTUPHOYAS
Nitin Iyengar, left, Sebastien Garcia (GRD ’17), Rainier Go (MSB ’17), Shivum Bharill (COL ’17) and Chris Gabon attended Entrepreneurship: A Force for Good, where 16 student startups competed.

Students Pitch Startups at Competition

StartupHoyas hosted a competition titled Entrepreneurship: A Force for Good, at which 16 student-led startups pitched their ideas and products on Feb. 14. Grants were awarded based on a four-tier system. A people’s choice winner was chosen using the popular vote and received $500. The third-, second- and first-place teams[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Jack’s Snacks Rolls Onto Campus

Jack’s Snacks, a convenience cart service run by students for students, made its first rounds in freshman dorms across campus earlier this month, offering wares from simple over-the-counter medicines to drinks and snacks. Five McDonough School of Business students founded the for-profit business as a project in the first-year MSB[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top