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GEORGETOWN MCDONOUGH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative named eighteen entrepreneurs-in-residence on Sept. 24.

Eighth Cohort of StartupHoyas Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Named

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative recently named its eighth annual cohort of Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, a team of entrepreneurs and investors who will spend time on campus throughout the academic year to advise both undergraduate and graduate students on starting their own companies. The EiRs for the 2018-19 year are: Laura Clark; David[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - 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
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
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Doug Grant (MBA '16) won $10,000 at Entrepalooza for his pitch of Hemeos, a blood cell stem registry startup

Entrepalooza Celebrates Student Startups

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and StartupHoyas hosted the annual Entrepalooza event in the Healey Family Student Center last Tuesday, where blood stem cell registry startup Hemeos received the first-place grand prize of $10,000 in the StartupHoyas Challenge.   The challenge, which is StartupHoyas’ largest and final competition of the year,[Read More…]

UNSUNG HEROES
The Facebook page Unsung Heroes, which seeks to increase recognition for Georgetown’s workers, has featured 11 posts, including food and service worker at Einstein Bagels Co. Frankie Carper.

Unsung Heroes Looks to Recognize Georgetown Workers

With the mission of increasing recognition for Georgetown’s workers, Facebook page Unsung Heroes captures their personal stories through videos and photography on its Facebook page, which has gained more than 1000 followers since its April 1 launch. Sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative University, the page has featured eleven posts[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUSA, StartupHoyas Initiate Weekly Leavey Marketplace

GUSA, StartupHoyas Initiate Weekly Leavey Marketplace

The Georgetown University Student Association and StartupHoyas will implement a new weekly marketplace for the student body in the Leavey Center this spring. The market, which will serve as an indoor version of the Wednesday Farmer’s Market in the fall and spring months — named the Startup Market — will[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Energy Startup Grows with $3.1 M Investment

Energy Startup Grows with $3.1 M Investment

Logan Soya’s (GRD ’13) energy analytics and management start-up, Aquicore, is gaining traction in the technology industry. In September, Aquicore became the first recipient of a D.C. incubator’s seed fund fully valued at $3.1 million. The incubator, 1776, provides business networks, mentorship and funding for startups. In October, city news[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY JEFF REID 
First place StartupHoyas Rocket Pitch winner Eric Wu (SFS ’17) displays his $1,000 prize following the competition Tuesday evening. Wu pitched a mobile cooking application that provides hands-free guidance.

Students Compete at Pitch Competition

Twenty-nine students pitched business ideas ranging from portable charger kiosks to loans for immigrants taking citizenship tests at the StartupHoyas’ annual Rocket Pitch Competition on Tuesday evening in the Rafik B. Hariri Building. Eric Wu (SFS ’17) took home the $1,000 first prize for his business pitch of the mobile[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

StartupHoyas Solicits Pitches on Twitter

Fifty-four Georgetown students submitted startup ideas to the annual Startup Hoyas Twitter Pitch competition, which ended Oct. 23. The competition received approximately 15 percent more submissions than last year’s contest, according to StartupHoyas co-president Beatrice Fabris (COL ’16). The competition asked undergraduate and graduate students to propose startup ideas in[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Entrepreneurship Challenge Begins

Georgetown Enterprise Initiative’s annual StartupHoyas Challenge began with preliminary rounds March 23 and March 24 and will culminate in the event “Entrepalooza,” which will be held in the Healey Family Student Center on Monday, April 27. According to GEI Founding Director Jeff Reid, the current school year has seen a[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top