Georgetown University Women in Leadership recently started a new feature where members of the Executive Board interview aspiring hoyas on and around campus who have had early success. Our first spotlight focuses on Tammy Cho, an up and coming marketing whiz. She was interviewed earlier this week by Jenika Newsum – read on to learn more!
From DCist by Matt Cohen
Revolution Growth—an investment fund founded former AOL executives Steve Case, local teams owner Ted Leonsis, and Donn Davis—has awarded local salad chain Sweetgreen with $22 million in funding, and Case will join the company’s board to act as an advisor.
By Tammy Cho
Maria Thomas (@pesmou), Chief Consumer Officer at SmartThings, Former CEO of Etsy, SVP & GM at NPR Digital, and Early Amazonian, shared her experiences as a non-founding executive in several innovative startup companies with us in this interview. Read on for the lessons she learned about being an effective entrepreneur and building strong startups.
MVP 103 Recap: Building your MVP: How to create a product without (or with minimal) technical skills20 November, 2013 | Cherie Chung
On November 12th, Eric Koester, an Entrepreneur in Residence, adjunct professor, startup guru, and entrepreneur presented the third part of the MVP Workshop series.
By Riya Modi
Eric Koester, Entrepreneur in Residence and startup guru, continued the MVP Workshop Series on October 22nd by focusing on “Data-Driven Decision Making” and “Tapping the Crowd.” Koester stressed the idea that lean entrepreneurship is simply a process: it is “the scientific method for startups.” During the workshop, he demonstrated how to use the process to determine the name and logo for one’s company.
By Bridget Holmes, Georgetown Alumni Career Services
Last night (October 30) we celebrated the 8th Annual DC Area Entrepreneurial Alumni Networking Event. The Georgetown University Alumni Association, Entrepreneurship Alliance, Entrepreneurship Initiative, and Alumni Career Services joined forces to bring together alumni entrepreneurs. This year more than 100 Hoyas descended upon 1776, the hub of entrepreneurship and startups in the DC area, founded in January of this year.
Students are creating mobile tools to solve problems in the social scene at Georgetown and beyond. Kelly Lui published THIS STORY for The Hoya recently including vignettes about Hoya students and recent alumni who have launched businesses around apps. Highlighted in …
“I would say to you, current Georgetown students, begin testing your ideas, however impossible, on a small scale.” Founder of mkThinkTank Marley Kaplan, in a recent OpEd piece for The Hoya, encouraged students to be entrepreneurial and offers tips on how …