The Leonsis
Venture Lab

Georgetown University’s Entrepreneurial Hub for Alumni Located at WeWork, 200 Massachusetts Ave NW

Supporting Alumni to

Create the Future

The Leonsis Venture Lab is a dedicated workspace for full-time alumni entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses with support from the Georgetown Entrepreneurship ecosystem. The Venture Lab is located conveniently at a WeWork in downtown Washington, D.C. where alumni entrepreneurs have the ability to build their startups in a collaborative environment alongside fellow founders.

We know that starting and scaling a business is challenging so we’re here to help and be a partner in your success. With a vibrant community of Georgetown entrepreneurs, experienced entrepreneurship coaches, private investor events, and dedicated partners, the Venture Lab’s network of support is ready to help you and your startup create the future. 

Our Space

The Venture Lab is equipped with everything an entrepreneur needs—from an array of workspaces and a lounge area to conduct business. 

  • Hot Desk: $275/month/desk for access to the Venture Lab and ability to use an available hot desk for the day within the space;
  • Dedicated Desk: $375/month/desk for a dedicated desk within the Venture Lab, which includes access to your own, personal desk and storage unit;
  • Keycard access: $50/keycard/month for additional team member(s) to have access to the space several times a month. 

Check out all the amenities WeWork at Capitol Crossing has to offer – a suite of common areas, your pick of conference rooms, unlimited coffee and tea, mail/printing services and a fitness center are just a few highlights.

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Our Benefits

We support alumni in the pursuit of their dreams by giving them the tools and resources they need. 

Grow your business

with access to a subsidized desk rate and all WeWork membership perks

Work 1:1 with dedicated coaches

on a regular basis for business guidance and advice

Gain Exposure

and engage with potential investors through private pitch events

Receive Facilitated Business Connections

and introductions across industries and within the Georgetown network

Host meetings and Events

with exclusive access to private event spaces with views overlooking our nation’s capital or host clients in any of the facility’s conference rooms

Access A Variety of Discount Services

through our network of partners ranging from legal, accounting, PR, and marketing to Hubspot and AWS. 

What our alumni Say About Us


Meet our Expert Mentors

Venture Lab Coaches

We curated a team of expert coaches exclusively available to Venture Lab members. These coaches are seasoned entrepreneurs with backgrounds in a wide array of our industries who are ready to take your startup to the next level.

Current + Former Lab Members

The Venture Lab’s diverse community is made up of a wide range of alumni entrepreneurs and their teams dedicated to getting their ideas off the ground. Georgetown alumni entrepreneurs from all industries, company types, and founder backgrounds are encouraged to apply for membership at the Venture Lab. Check out some of our amazing members over the years!

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The Georgetown Venture Lab is supported by Ted Leonsis (C’77, P’14, P’15), a longtime entrepreneur, investor, and founder, majority owner, chairman, and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment; his wife, Lynn; his son, Zach (MBA’15), senior vice president of strategic initiatives of Monumental Sports & Entertainment and general manager of Monumental Sports Network; and his daughter, Elle (C’14), digital marketing director of SnagFilms, Inc.

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