Got two minutes? Georgetown students enter the battle of ideas at this “elevator pitch” competition designed for early-stage ideas. Thousands of dollars are at stake and any student with a bright idea can apply. 

Support your fellow students and provide Feedback through the Peoples Choice Awards at 4:30pm during Venture in the Capital January 26th!


1st prize for $2000 - People's Choice

Waypoint Homes 

Mark El-Rayes, James Hart, Hashma Khan, Davin Michaelis

2nd prize for $1500 - People's Choice


Michael Korvyakov 
3rd prize for $1000 - Entrepreneurship for the Common Good Prize


Heran Zhang

Waypoint Homes
Vital Vet
  • 1st Place Shanda, Dumi Mabhena (MSB’24) – 1st Place – $1500

  • 2nd Place CultivateMonty Singer (MSB’26) – 2nd Place $750

  • People’s Choice Award DiscubbleAidan Ng (SFS’25), Benjamin Manens (SFS’26), Caroline Tan (SFS’23) – People’s Choice – $500

  • The Eisenberg Prize for First-Generation Student Entrepreneur SoleStep, Mika Rhabb (MSB’24) Omar Wilson (MSB’24) , James Hart (MSB’24) – First Gen Prize – $1000

  • Entrepreneurship for the Common Good Prize Procure, Blake Taurone (MED’24 ) Varsha Harish (MED’25) , Gabriel Jabbour (MED’25) – Common Good – $1000


  •  Shanda, Dumi Mabhena (MSB’24)

  • CultivateMonty Singer (MSB’26) 

  • DiscubbleAidan Ng (SFS’25), Benjamin Manens (SFS’26), Caroline Tan (SFS’23) 

  • SoleStep, Mika Rhabb (MSB’24) Omar Wilson (MSB’24) , James Hart (MSB’24)

  • Procure, Blake Taurone (MED’24 ) Varsha Harish (MED’25) , Gabriel Jabbour (MED’25) 

  • UnstuckBrian Yu (COL ’24)

  • Preserved Petals, Lucinda Bakken (MSB ’25)

  • Campaign Crafters, Michael Korvyakov (MSB ’27)

  • Wallet Walk , Saif Alremeithi (MSB ’24)

  • Post Op DropMarcus H. Cunningham (MED ’25), Nithin K. Lankipalle (MED ’25)

Individual students or teams of up to three may enter. Click the button below to learn more about eligibility requirements.

Find out how you can enter the Rocket Pitch Competition! 

Learn about all of the tips and techniques you need to give a successful pitch. 

Have more questions? Click the button below!

See previous Rocket Pitches here!