Date: Monday, April 8th
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Healy Family Student Center
The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Challenge is the largest annual, campus-wide pitch competition. Preliminary rounds have been going on throughout March and April. Teams will compete in the final round for prize money totaling a recently doubled amount: $70,000 in total!!! Prizes include categories such as Top Environmentally-Minded Venture and People's Choice Award decided by the audience, and research and development services worth $25,000 will also be awarded compliments of Transfotech!
Join us to hear some amazing pitches from your peers, enjoy food and drinks, and meet successful entrepreneurs in the Georgetown network.
Here is the list of the 12 teams that will compete on Monday:
2019 Presenting Pitches (UNDERGRADUATE PITCHES)
CAVALL, Juliette Silvain (B’20)
CAVALL, meaning “horse” in Cátalan, connects buyers and sellers of horses via a mobile app at competitions.
DELEGATE DASH, J.J. Woronoff (B’19), William Mortimer (B’19), Matthew Bernstein (B’19)
Delegate Dash is the first fully-electronic model UN scoring / communications software.
ELENAS, Zach Oschin (F’20)
Elenas is an online marketplace for Latin America that connects brands in beauty, fashion, and wellness, with a network of sellers who promote products to their social circles.
TRUCKR, Hannah Williams (B’19)
Truckr is a mobile application which connects customers and food trucks.
UHUSTLE, Christy Felix (B’20), Sinclaire Jones (B’21)
UHustle is an online marketplace that allows student entrepreneurs to create electronic stores to sell their goods and services.
UNDIAGNOSED TEES, Katie Crager (B’22), Baili Park (B’22), Cassi Sullivan (B’22)
Undiagnosed Tees is a tee shirt company that raises awareness for mental health.
2019 Presenting Pitches (GRADUATE PITCHES)
BARX BARS, Sarah Gordon (EMBA’20), Jennifer Rodriguez, Ian Nash, Nihar Vohar, Andy Black
Barx Bars are healthier, convenient pet treats that give back.
DEBT CHALLENGE, Michael Meyer (SCS’19)
Debt Challenge's unique funding process ensures that all funds go directly to pay the debt itself and donors can directly choose who they want to help.
GIGHEALTH, Kasra Farivari (MBA’20), Nick Lourme (MBA/F’20)
GigHealth provides affordable health insurance to freelancers.
KIDAME MART, Kiersten DeHaven (F’19)
Kidame Mart is Ethiopia's first last mile distribution social enterprise that empowers rural women to become entrepreneurs, lifting families out of poverty, by selling high quality and impactful products unavailable in their rural communities.
PROSPERITY, Ariel Fishman (MBA)
Prosperity makes strategic investments in alternative life settlement contracts that will change the landscape of the life insurance industry while helping Seniors and their families today.
UNVEIL, Katie Fischer (SCS’20)
Unveil is a for-profit women’s undergarment line that provides washable, reusable sanitary products to women in developing countries