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Bitten By The Startup Bug

Bitten By The Startup Bug

What do Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have in common — besides Silicon Valley? They’re bad examples. As successful entrepreneurs, we look up to them and look to be inspired by them, but perhaps we do this a bit too much. In my experience, college students fawn over[Read More…]

by July 24, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Chao Explores Entrepreneurship at MSB Commencement

Former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao spoke about the importance of entrepreneurship in a free market society yesterday during her address to the Class of 2015 at the McDonough School of Business’ commencement ceremony yesterday evening. After a short period of thunderstorms, the MSB’s ceremony was relocated from Healy Lawn[Read More…]

by May 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cove founder Adam Segal discussed the unique neighborhood feel of each of Cove’s nine locations in an exclusive interview.

Cove Founder Discusses Entrepreneurship

Adam Segal is the founder of Cove, a startup that operates a network of cheery, modern “productive spaces” in nine of D.C.’s unique neighborhoods. Somewhere in between the informal atmosphere of Starbucks and the buttoned-up traditional office environment, Cove’s productive spaces allow members to study quietly, collaborate, hold meetings and[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Startup Prize Comes to GU

Georgetown students and alumni are now able to submit their business plans through the university for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and startup platform for social good, and will be able to skip past an applicant pool of 10,000 and go straight to regional competitions by competing[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Zia Yusuf (GRD ’93), co-founder of startup Streetline, delivered the MSFS program’s Philip Sachs Lecture on Leadership, speaking on leadership, new ventures and the path to success in Silicon Valley.

Striking Gold in Silicon Valley

Zia Yusuf (GRD ’93), a leader in the private sector and co-founder of a startup in Silicon Valley called Streetline, spoke about startup companies, leadership and steps to success in Silicon Valley at the Philip Sachs Lecture on Leadership, sponsored by the master’s of science in foreign service program. The[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Venture capitalist John Doerr highlighted non-traditional career paths in entrepreneurship in Lohrfink Auditorium on Friday afternoon.

Investor Encourages Risk-Taking

Venture capitalist John Doerr spoke at the latest installment of the Stanton Distinguished Leader Series in Lohrfink Auditorium Friday afternoon, speaking about entrepreneurship, staying current in rapidly changing times and finding the “next big thing.” Doerr’s presentation was centered around questions from the audience, which he wrote on a whiteboard.[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Investing in Innovation

Sometimes it seems like every Georgetown graduate is going into consulting or investment banking. This trend exists for a reason — these jobs provide a clear pipeline and recruitment process, and a competitive starting salary that can help recent graduates start to pay off student debt. In a commendable effort[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Michelle Xu

5 Forecasts for the Hilltop’s Entrepreneurs

I can’t speak conclusively for Georgetown’s community of entrepreneurs, but having assisted in the planning of Georgetown’s startup weekend this year, here are some thoughts on Entrepreneurship Day. 1. Entrepreneurship at Georgetown has undergone a serious evolution over the past several years. Over 200 people showed up for this year’s[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Members of Startup Hoyas celebrate the 2013 Georgetown Entrepreneurship Day. This year’s Startup Weekend will begin Sept. 19.

Initiative Aids Student Thinkers

As the need for entrepreneurial education has grown over the past few years, Georgetown has remained at the forefront of the movement with its Entrepreneurship Initiative, under the banner of Startup Hoyas. Founded by Jeff Reid, an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship in the McDonough School of Business, Startup Hoyas offers[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Entrepreneurship Series Fosters Startup Culture

This weekend, the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative will hold Georgetown Startup Weekend, Entrepreneurship Day and TechBuzz, a series of events in the Rafik B. Hariri building that reflect the growing commitment to encouraging startups on campus and in the Washington, D.C. area. The events will feature a keynote address from Washington[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top