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March 18, 2022

It’s 2:14 a.m. on a Wednesday night. You just finished your paper due at 9 a.m.. The library you’ve been working from is a 20 minute walk from home. Do you call a $55 Uber? Or do you walk home by yourself, constantly looking over your shoulder?

March 9, 2022

Life’s necessities: a warm place to sleep, food in your stomach, and clothes on your body. Grabbing a fresh pair of underwear is a normal part of the daily routine, but for those experiencing homelessness, this basic clothing item is often overlooked. 

February 22, 2022

Since 2018, the Georgetown Venture Lab has helped over 60 Hoyas launch and grow their businesses in the heart of Washington, D.C. Now, Georgetown entrepreneurs also have the opportunity to apply for the Venture Lab’s new Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA) – a recently launched program to help alumni take their startups to the next level.

December 15, 2021

On the very bottom floor, in the back corner of Georgetown University’s Lauinger Library, sits a glass-boxed room with a sticker reading “Maker Hub” on the door. To anyone walking past it, it might seem like any other inconspicuous place, but for entrepreneurs, researchers, and creators, it’s the ultimate place to connect.

December 1, 2021

On National Entrepreneur’s Day, Georgetown Entrepreneurship hosted its annual Demo Day to highlight the 13 early-stage startups from Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA). The event featured presentations from each startup as well as from keynote speaker Ted Leonsis (C’77, P’14, P’15), founder, chairman, principal, and chief executive officer of Monumental Sports & Entertainment.

November 19, 2021

Georgetown Entrepreneurship is excited to announce the reopening of the Georgetown Venture Lab. Located in downtown Washington, D.C., at 200 Massachusetts Ave NW, the space is the home for Hoya alumni entrepreneurs based in the area. At the lab, founders come together to launch, build, and scale their companies alongside a community of fellow entrepreneurs.  

October 6, 2021

The Georgetown Venture Lab launched its fall cohort of the Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA), a virtual, nine-week program, on Sept. 21st. The GSA brings together 13 early-stage startup companies founded by Georgetown University alumni, who will have access to the Venture Lab’s experienced network of mentors, peers, and top subject matter experts to accelerate their business. 

September 3, 2021

The average college student typically fills their day with classes, social activities, and preparing for exams, but Mackenzie Copley (C’15) was not your average college student. While he was a senior at Georgetown University, Copley started skipping his calculus class so he could go volunteer for an organization testing people in the D.C. area for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

July 28, 2021

Many entrepreneurs know that the thin line between success and failure can often come down to the simple art of just asking the right questions. The right questions highlight unmet consumer demand, which in turn can unlock solutions that open the doors to a successful business.

June 30, 2021

The inaugural Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA),  gave 12 startups access to some of Georgetown’s best entrepreneurial connections and learning opportunities. One of the many educational sessions was a workshop with Luke Cooper, one of Georgetown’s Entrepreneurs in Residence.

June 17, 2021

It is no surprise that whiskey and other spirits are commonly thought of as beverages made for men, a perception frequently reinforced through marketing campaigns that target male consumers.

May 21, 2021

In recent years, discussions surrounding the best ways to tackle climate change have become more prominent. With this in mind, Georgetown University alumni and entrepreneurs Phil Wong and Ann Yang were compelled to address the need to combat a growing climate crisis with their venture, MisFit Foods.  

April 23, 2021

What is one to do when they like one half of a mixed drink, but not the other? They change it. At least, that is what Tory Pratt (SFS’11) and founder of Pratt Standard, set out to do. 

April 15, 2021

On March 30, our inaugural Demo Day highlighted the 12 early-stage startups from the first Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA). 

February 11, 2021

Little Red Box Grocery Works to Get Food on Everyone’s Table

February 11, 2021

The Georgetown Venture Lab will launch the Georgetown Startup Accelerator (GSA), a remote, nine-week program, on Feb. 2.

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