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Weekly Newsletter | July 29th, 2019
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Summer Launch Showcase 2019
 
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2019 Summer Launch Showcase on July 25th, 2019! We heard from eight extraordinary Summer Launch companies who worked tirelessly these past eight weeks. We give special thanks to our mentors, Entrepreneurs in Residence, donors, participants, and everyone else who helped make this a success. The results of the showcase are as follows:

Rocket Pitch Award, $2,250 each:
Delegate Dash
Roundtable
Lean Startup Excellence Award, $1,500 each:
Teff Bar
Unveil
Spirit of Georgetown Award, $1,000:
Life After Death
Attend GOODDay 2019

 GOODProjects is taking over D.C.'s hottest new stadium, Audi Field, on Saturday, August 10th for GOODDay 2019. This year will include a back to school giveaway for all the Dreamers living in SW, live go-go bands, food, fun, funnel cake, and much much more. You don't want to miss the hottest event of the summer brought to you by GOODProjects, #DontMuteDC, Audi Field, and Broccoli City! Please use the link below to register for the event.
REGISTER FOR GOODDAY 2019
Pivot Program Applications Now Open for 2019-2020

The Georgetown Pivot Program is a new, non-credit-bearing certificate in business and entrepreneurship created specifically for formerly incarcerated individuals. Designed and delivered by Georgetown faculty, the Pivot Program is a one-year transition and re-entry program centered on a blend of academic work and supported employment that takes place at the Georgetown Venture Lab and the university’s downtown campus.
 
If you are interested in applying to the Pivot Program, please fill out the application below.
APPLY TO THE PIVOT PROGRAM
FREE Consulting Services for Qualifying Local Startups and Small Businesses

 There’s an opportunity through Washington DC’s Small Business Technical Assistance (SBTA) program for qualifying local startups and small businesses to get *FREE* consulting services to help them launch and scale.  (That’s right – business support at no cost to entrepreneurs and business owners.)
 
Greg Payne, a Venture Lab member of Seedspot, supports the SBTA program. He would love to get connected to great DC-area startups and small businesses that you know about that may need support! Please use the link below to connect with Greg and he'll send over the next steps. 
 
GET FREE CONSULTING SERVICES
Episode 3: The CAVALL Story of Venture Forward is Out Now!

Venture Forward is a series of conversations with Georgetown entrepreneurs that explores the roads they’ve travelled to launch their companies, and the peaks, valleys, and unexpected turns that mark their paths.

Venture Forward just launched Episode 3: The CAVALL Story — take a listen now!

LISTEN TO EPISODE 3 NOW!
Georgetown Entrepreneurs and Startups, You're Invited to the SBIR Road Tour at the University of Maryland

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas

College Park, Maryland, will serve as a SBIR Road Tour stop for the state of Maryland, and will provide 300 attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from the participating federal agency program managers that administer over 5,000 new awards annually and to meet one-on-one with program decision makers.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER + FOR MORE INFO
Georgetown Venture Lab
Entrepreneurship Spotlight
 
"Good Projects is committed to providing youth and their families opportunities to live fulfilling lives free from poverty and violence. The youth and families in our programs receive jobs, degrees, and housing and are prepared for success despite the systematic inequalities they have had to battle."
—Darius Baxter, Co-Founder of Good Projects

Be sure to check our Instagram every Wednesday for the most recent Georgetown Venture Lab Entrepreneurship Spotlight!
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