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News and Announcements
Congratulations to the Winners of the KEEN Pitch Competition!
Congratulations to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams for impressing the judges at the KEEN pitch competition!

First Place: TextbookOwl
Second Place: Snap Button Helper
Third Place: SleepSurf

Congratulations to all participants and a special thank you to Keen for co-hosting this event.
Entrepreneurship Fellows Program: Deadline to Apply is Approaching!
Deadline: Wednesday 10/31

The deadline to apply for the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program is quickly approaching!

The Fellows program is open to ALL undergraduate students, not just business students. If you want to learn how to think entrepreneurially, study successful startups, have the chance to work at a startup for credit, and gain preferential access to MSB entrepreneurship electives, don't miss your chance to apply!

Get your applications in by October 31st.
Apply here
 
Attention Seniors: For-Credit Startup Internships Available, Spring 2019: Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures
In Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures (MGMT 229), students are placed with a local DC startup or growth company, and develop a case study of that company for class discussion.

Enrollment is normally restricted to students in the Entrepreneurship Minor and Entrepreneurship Fellows Program; however, we currently have some openings next semester and invite seniors from all undergraduate degree programs to apply.

Preference will be given to students who have taken STRT 220 or 280 (Foundations of Entrepreneurship) and STRT 224 (Launching Entrepreneurial Ventures).

For more information, please contact Professor Lovegrove: alyssa.lovegrove@georgetown.edu
 
Save the Date for our Bark Tank Pitch Competition: November 28
Wednesday 11/28
Lohrfink Auditorium
5 - 7:30 PM


Mark your calendars for the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative's annual Bark Tank Pitch Competition, where $100,000 in prize money will be on the line! Come out and watch Georgetown students pitch their business ideas shark tank-style to a panel of esteemed entrepreneurs. Wednesday, November 28, 5-7:30pm in Lohrfink Auditorium. More information to come!
Off Campus Opportunities
Techstars Startup Weekend GMU
Nov 9-11
Location: George Mason University


Mason’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be hosting Techstars Startup Weekend GMU on November 9-11, 2018. Running from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening at George Mason’s main campus in Fairfax, VA, this event will be a great opportunity for entrepreneurially-minded students to work in teams to develop startup concepts. The event is detailed here, and you can register here.
 
Attend the Fall CONNECTpreneur Forum

Thursday 11/1
7 AM - 11 AM
Location: The Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park 


CONNECTpreneur is a great networking event for entrepreneurship, tech, investing and CXO to CXO networking.  

Fireside chat with CEO George Davis, and meet over 300 CXOs, founders, entrepreneurs, angel investors, etc. and company showcases rocket pitches.  

Register Here.


Apply for the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA)
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is a seed stage tech accelerator in NYC with 165+ portfolio companies who have gone on to raise $300M in VC. They are the leading tech accelerator in NYC and have recently opened applications for their Winter 2019 investment class.

Early Application Deadline: Oct 8th
Final Application Deadline: Nov 5th midnight EST
Program Start: Jan 7th

Apply here
News from the Venture Lab!
This Week's Feature Business From the Venture Lab: One Tent Health

This week we are featuring Venture Lab member, Mackenzie Copley (COL '15) who is working on his business, One Tent Health.

In his words, "I am solving DC's HIV epidemic by creating a platform for over 700 undergraduate volunteers to do 15 minute HIV screenings outside of local grocery and convenience stores with a 10' x 10' canvas tent."

Learn more about One Tent Health in this recent article published in Plus Magazine and keep up with Mackenzie's business by following @OneTentHealth on social media!

If you are interested in volunteering with One Tent Health, sign up here.

 

EIR Office Hours
Week of 10/29

Monday 10/29
Talia Fox
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Fiona Macaulay
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM 

Tuesday 10/30
Miguel Monteverde
1 PM - 3 PM 

Friday 11/2
Khuram Zaman
12 PM - 2 PM


Sign up for Office Hours Here!
Entrepreneurship Career Counseling
Week of 10/22

Thursday 10/25
Jill Monk
10 AM - 12 PM

Week of 10/29


Tuesday 10/30
David Fogel
10 AM - 12 PM
Mark Your Calendar
Events: 
GMU Startup Weekend
November 9-11

CONNECTpreneur Fall Forum
November 11


Deadlines: 
Entrepreneurship Fellows Application 
October 31


Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator 
November 5


 
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