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HOYAPRENEURS IN THE NEWS

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Spindrift, founded by Bill Creelman (C'96), raises $20M in Series B Round - Read more

Bridges Ventures, which was co-founded by Partner Michele Giddens (MBA '91), to raise $75m impact fund for Israel investment - Read more
Joel Montaniel (C'06), Co-founder and CEO at Seven Rooms, partners with TripAdvisor to expand reach of its direct reservation offerings for international hospitality operators - Read more
Missy Robbins (C'93) is on the shortlist for the James Beard Award in NYC for her restaurant LiliaRead more
Andrea Durkin (MSFS '96), editor-in-chief of CSIS’s TradeVistas website and founder of Sparkplug LLC, highlights impact of trade on daily life in rural America during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season at the Nebraska Innovation Campus - Read more

Serial entrepreneur David McCourt (C ’79, P ’05) awarded SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Technology and Innovation- Read more

Louis Latour Agencies signs deal as distributor of Castello Banfi, led by proprietor Cristina Mariani-May (C'93) - Read more
Peter Gasca (MBA '03), founder of GascaCo, puts forth a theory on the demise of Toys 'R' Us that does not include Amazon - Read more
Salad with a side of style: Why Sweetgreen, co-founded by Nicolas Jammet (B'07), Jonathan Nemen (B'07), and Nathaniel Ru (B'07), is Investing in design - Read more
DCINNO covers the efforts of Dan Berger (MBA’10), Founder & CEO of Social Tables, to make the DC region a stronger startup hub - Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Join the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance during John Carroll Weekend when four finalists have been selected to pitch in front of a live audience and panel of judges at the WeWork Holyoke Building in the heart of downtown Seattle. 

For ticket information, please visit the JCW site for more details.

We hope to see you in Washington to help us celebrate these incredible Hoyapreneurs!

 

Sponsored by:

Devon George (B'01)

 

How to Build It: Healthcare Startups and Innovation

April 4, 2018
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Harvey Amphitheater (Georgetown School of Medicine)
 
  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm – Refreshments (Wine & Appetizers)
  • 7:00 – 8:00 pm – Panel
  • 8:00 – 9:00 pm – Break-Out Sessions
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Georgetown University invites you to attend the first university-wide Women's Forum, a two-day event to be held May 3-4, 2018 at the InterContinental at The Wharf. Uniting smart, passionate women from across the country and abroad, the forum will provide an opportunity to share experiences, ideas and expertise. It is our goal that the Women's Forum 2018 will serve as a true recognition of women's progress, as well as a vision for what we hope the next generation will achieve.

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FROM THE COMMUNITY

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Help judge at the 2018 StartupHoyas Challenge!

The StartupHoyas Challenge is our flagship entrepreneurship event and is open to all Georgetown graduate and undergraduate students. Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of experts; the eight top-rated teams will progress to a final round in late April, where they will compete for cash prizes, technical and professional support, and a place in the Georgetown Summer Launch Program, our campus-based incubator.

This year's preliminary rounds take place on Monday, April 9th, Tuesday April 10th, Wednesday, April 11th, and Thursday, April 12th, at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. Following a brief judges orientation session, the pitches will begin at 6:30pm. Each team has 6 minutes to present, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A from the judges.
 
REGISTER TO JUDGE

Do you know any Hoya-founded healthcare companies?

Ted Cho (MD/MBA '21), President of StartupHoyas Med, is working to build a community of Hoya-founded healthcare companies and needs your help!  

Are you such a founder? Know someone who is? Please consider taking/sharing our survey!

ENTREPRENEURIAL VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Patrick J. McGinnis (F’98), the author of the international bestseller The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job (Penguin Portfolio), will go deeper into how you can invest 10 percent of your time and resources to become a successful entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck.
If you are interested in presenting a webinar to Georgetown alumni on any aspect of entrepreneurship, we would love to hear from you! 
 

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