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Alumni Startup Dressmate to Officially Launch

Dressmate, a women’s clothing rental network founded by Georgetown alumna Jennifer Simons (COL ’18), plans to officially launch its program at Georgetown University and expand to at least eight other college campuses in and around Washington, D.C. and New York City this year after a beta launch at Georgetown in[Read More…]

by October 8, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

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
Asli Acar (COL '18) and Gamze Keklik, a George Washington University Student, started a new clothing brand in August 2016.

Students Expand Clothing Brand to New York

The student-founded fashion label Bassigue will soon expand its presence in the American market with a boutique in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City five months after its launch in August 2016. The fine clothing firm founded by Asli Acar (COL ’18) and Gamze Keklik, an undergraduate at the[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 2 comments Business, Business - Top
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
Humble Beginnings and Printed Skylines

Humble Beginnings and Printed Skylines

You’ve just arrived home after being away for a long time. You get off the plane or start driving through your hometown and you begin to recognize the things around you. The weather, the buildings, the people — they are all familiar in some way. You get excited about whom[Read More…]

New Online Startup Lets Buyers Set the Price Worth Paying

Carlos Cheung (MSB ’13) is at the center of a new and exciting start-up frenzy called Zaarly, an online service that allows users to post items they’re looking to buy and how much they’re willing to pay for them. From sofas to personal assistants to concert tickets, virtually anything can be found on Zaarly’s website,[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide
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