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Happy MLK Day!
Register to Attend Rocket Pitch
Wednesday, Jan 30th
7-9 PM
Location: Fisher Colloquium

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative invites you to attend our annual Rocket Pitch competition! The evening will include:

- Business pitches from Georgetown students with the chance for audience members to vote for their favorite pitch in the "People's Choice" award

- Keynote speaker Gretchen Hansen, Founder and CEO of Decorist

- Free appetizers and drinks

It will be a celebration of entrepreneurship that you won't want to miss!

Register here
Off Campus Opportunities
Apply to Venture for America

Are you happiest when you're building something? Are you looking to make an impact on emerging cities across the country? Are you ready to join an influential network of entrepreneurs and startup leaders?

Venture for America (VFA) builds economic opportunities in emerging cities by recruiting, training, and matching recent graduates with growth-stage startups and equipping them with the skills and resources to be leaders or founders themselves. As a VFA fellow, you'll learn from world-class entrepreneurs and business leaders at an intensive training camp before starting a full-time salaries position at a startup in one of 14 US cities. VFA supports Fellows with ongoing mentorship, access to a robust network of alumni and advisors, and help funding their ideas when they're ready to start businesses of their own.

VFA is looking for college seniors and recent grads who are excited by the opportunity to learn and grow with a startup. Apply here by January 28th.

Apply for the 2019 Alumni Pitch Competition
The GEA Alumni Pitch Competition provides a platform to showcase Hoya-founded ventures, allowing  Georgetown alumni to pitch their product/service/company to a panel of judges in front of a live audience of fellow alumni, investors, and Georgetown faculty, staff, and friends 

The Pitch Competition will take place over John Carroll Weekend 2019 in Boston, MA. John Carroll Weekend brings together 1000+ alumni for a weekend of social, intellectual, and cultural programming.

The application deadline is January 31st.

Click here for application and more information

News from the Venture Lab!
This Week's Feature Business from the Venture Lab:
Saturday Session Wine

This week we are featuring Venture Lab member, Louis Aronne (MSB'10), co-founder of Saturday Session Wine.

In his own words, Saturday Session Wine is "solving the issue of drinkability in wine by creating low alcohol, dry and sparkling canned wines that are the wine drinker's alternate to beer."

Check them out on instagram @SaturdaySession #drinkintheday

EIR Office Hours
Week of 1/21

Thursday 1/24
Fiona Macaulay (Pitch Coaching Workshop)
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Mark Silverman
2 PM - 4 PM

Sign up for Office Hours Here!
Mark Your Calendar
Rocket Pitch
January 30

VFA Application
January 28

2019 Alumni Pitch Competition Application
January 31

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