GW Entrepreneurship Newsletter

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News & Events

Financials for Startups Workshop
Date: Monday, February 27, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: SMPA, 805 21st St. NW, Room B07
To register for this event, click here.

In this workshop, you'll learn how to create the single page financial model of your business. Learn how to put together your financials today with the Director of the New Venture Competition, Lex McCusker.


How to Pitch to an Investor Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Funger Hall Room 103
To register for this event, click here.

Do you have trouble coming up with a compelling pitch? Want to learn how you can confidently pitch your business idea or current business to a potential investor? Learn from the Director of the FedTech I-Corps Program and current Mentor-In-Residence, Bob Smith.


GW Startup Career Fair & Guest Panel
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: Panel - 12:00pm - 1:00pm; Fair - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Marvin Center, 3rd Floor Ballrooms
To attend as a non-GW student at this event, click here.
To register for the Guest Panel, click here. 

The GW Startup Career Fair is a partnership of GWU and other local universities. Some of the hottest startups along with hundreds of the most entrepreneurial students from the greater DC area gather to network for internships and job opportunities. The event is free, but all startup employers and students must register to participate. We will also be having a panel of entrepreneurial guests speak before the fair. Non-GW students are required to sign up using the 1st link above. Active GW students and Alumni will be prompted to sign up on the day of the event. Everyone must register to attend the guest panel using the 2nd link listed above.


Dolphin Tank - Hosted by Springboard Enterprises
Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: GW Incubator, Tompkins Hall, Room M06
To register for this event, click here. 

Based on a similar premise as the popular ABC show The Shark Tank, the Dolphin Tank allows GW constituents to pitch their ideas to a panel of friendly and "seasoned" industry experts and entrepreneurs. Come watch as some of our semifinalists teams pitch before a great panel of judges! 


The Business of Good: How Business can be a Fulcrum for Social Change with GW Alum, Jason Haber
Date: March 22, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: GW Incubator, Tompkins Hall, Room M06
To register for this event, click here. 

Social entrepreneurs are solving problems that the government has either ignored - or created. Jason Haber cocmes back to GW to talk about his new book and tells the stroy of for-profit and nonprofit companies are changing the world, and how you can too. Sign up today! 


Research Days
Date: April 4-5, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Marvin Center 3rd Floor Ballroom
For more information on this event, click here. 

Research Days invites undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students at GWU to showcase their work and compete for prize money. This annual event is dedicted to highlighting the breadth of research and discovery on issues of major disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and global significance being done at GW through poster sessions, presentations, and guest speakers.


2017 New Venture Competition Finals
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Jack Morton Auditorium
To register for this event, click here. 

Cheer on the student teams competiting in the Finals Round of the 2017 New Venture Competition! The top 10 finalists have battled it out through a grueling 3 months to make it to this point in the competition. Tonight teams will give their final presentations to a panel of judges and an audience. The Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award will be awarded tonight as well. A keynote speaker will also be presenting.