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Ted Leonsis (CAS ’77), center, founder and owner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, The National Hockey League and MSE donated 300,000 dollars to help fund repairs  to the Fort Dupont Ice Arena.

Alum Raises Funds to Repair DC’s Only Full-Size Skating Rink

Ted Leonsis (CAS ’77), founder and owner of Monumental Sports and Entertainment, donated $100,000 to help cover the costs of conducting repairs to the Fort Dupont Ice Arena, Washington, D.C.’s only full-size skating rink.   The NHL and MSE, which owns and operates the Washington Capitals, D.C.’s professional ice hockey[Read More…]

by February 13, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - 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
Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

After expanding to New York and Boston this year, Sweetgreen has again raised its national profile. Founded by two Georgetown alumni in 2007, the salad chain will receive a $22 million investment from venture capital firm Revolution Growth, the firm announced Wednesday. Revolution Growth, also based in Washington D.C. and founded[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

After expanding to New York and Boston this year, Sweetgreen has again raised its national profile. Founded by two Georgetown alumni in 2007, the salad chain will receive a $22 million investment from venture capital firm Revolution Growth, the firm announced Wednesday. Revolution Growth, also based in Washington D.C. and founded[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Alum Speaks to Business Success

Internet pioneer and venture capitalist Ted Leonsis (COL ’77) spoke about entrepreneurship and the importance of empathy to his business success Friday evening. His talk in Reiss Friday was part of Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. Leonsis owns the Washington Wizards, Mystics and Capitals and is the founder of SnagFilms, a website that streams independent documentaries. He[Read More…]

by March 24, 2012 0 comments News

Corporate Responsibility and Profitability Can Coexist, Say Business Leaders

Despite a lagging economy, Ted Leonsis has beaten the odds, fostering growth in three successful businesses in recent years. Ted Leonsis, former AOL vice president and owner of the Washington Capitals, recently published a book titled “The Business of Happiness,” in which he revealed that one of his secrets to[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News