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News and Announcements
Position Opening - Venture Lab Manager
We are excited to announce that the Venture Lab Manager position with GUEI is open! Our current manager, Victoria Della Torre (C'12), is moving back to the Bay Area as her husband has received a dream opportunity to run a budding startup. Victoria will still be involved in our initiatives at a remote level. We're so grateful for all that she's done for us, and she will definitely be missed!

Help us find a fantastic replacement: we're looking for a "super connector" who can help our Venture Lab companies grow and get connected with our broader alumni community. Check out the job posting here.
Summer Launch Program 2019
Georgetown Entrepreneurship kicked off its 2019 Summer Launch Program on May 30th, with a cohort of 10 excited and ambitious entrepreneurs. Look for updates on their progress as the summer continues!

Meet the cohort:

Tefetal Energy - creating a healthy, nutritionally satisfying energy bar using an Ethiopian ancient grain called Teff, and sending a portion of all profits to benefit the Ethiopian educational sector.
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Nomads Gym - a fitness app that gives users access to partner sports facilities without any membership, commitment, or cancellation fees.
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ABG Elite Homes LLC - a real estate investment company that connects motivated sellers to potential buyers in order to invest in and revitalize underserved communities.
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Sohby Squash - seeks to disrupt the squash coaching industry and gain majority market share through strategies such as client acquisition, creation of coaching certifications, and development of relationships with court owners.
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Delegate Dash - the optimal Model United Nations (MUN) web-based conference management system, designed to streamline MUN committees. 
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Farley Craig Capital - a diversity-focused venture fund empowering minority and women entrepreneurs by providing financial, information, and human capital.
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Ecclesia - an online platform for advancing thought on social and political issues from a wide array of perspectives. Ecclesia acts as a space for discussion and debate, news source for users, and place for academics and experts to share their research0based ideas.
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Unveil - a women's intimates line with a social enterprise 1-1 business model. For every item purchased in the domestic market, a washable, reusable period panty will be given to a girl in a developing country through a partnership with Be Girl.
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LightAfterDeath - the world's first Solar-Powered Illuminated Monument Company, which offers illuminated tombstones allowing you to treasure your loved ones' memorial sites through the night.
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To learn more about the program, visit: 
https://eship.georgetown.edu/summer-launch-program/
Summer Launch Showcase - July 25th!
To learn more about the companies and to see the founders in action, come see the Summer Launch Showcase on Thursday, July 25th at the Venture Lab! Information and registration can be found HERE
Dream Big Awards
The annual Dream Big program is committed to celebrating the success of small business and entrepreneurs. Hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, applicants are eligible to receive:

- The Dream Big Small Business of the Year award, which includes a $25,000 cash prize;

- One of six Business Achievement Awards;

- The Young Entrepreneur Achievement Award, which recognizes a small business owner, founder, or co-founders, aged between 14 and 22, who have attained outstanding business achievement.

All winners will be recognized during the U.S. Chamber's national small business summit, CO– , October 16-19, 2019 in Washington, DC. Applications can be submitted at www.uschamber.com/dreambig, and must be submitted by July 12, 2019.
Entrepreneur in Residence Podcast Interview:

Dave Terzian

Check out this podcast interview with Georgetown alumni and Entrepreneur in Residence Dave Terzian!

Listen to Dave discuss his experiences as an entrepreneur in the foodservice industry, his involvement with Georgetown Entrepreneurship, and his insight into the best ways to find success in the Startup world.

Find it here: https://lnkd.in/ezY79sf


Summer Networking Event: Private Equity/Venture Capital

Long Ridge Equity Partners, a leading growth equity firm based in New York, is inviting those interested in learning more about its full-time Analyst program to attend a "meet and greet" event with Long Ridge investment professionals this summer in New York City. 

The firm is considering rising seniors with with summer internships in the New York City area for the event, and ask interested candidates to submit their current resume, including their summer 2019 internship, to careers@long-ridge.com by July 15th.

Invited candidates will receive a confirmation email with details prior to the event, which will take place on a weekday evening in Late July.

For more information, see this handout!

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Upcoming Events:
 
Summer Launch Showcase
July 25th
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