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Bark Tank finalist Enna Health, co-founded by Nirmal Maitra (NHS ’17, MED ’25), received $5,000 for the companys new app, which helps cancer patients log treatment-related symptoms and share this information with doctors.

Science Spotlight: Bark Tank Finalist Enna Health Wins $5,000 to Support Cancer Patients

By Riya Sanghavi November 15, 2023

Nirmal Maitra (NHS ’17, MED ’25), a third-year medical student, received $5,000 for his health startup, Enna Health, as a finalist in Bark Tank, Georgetown University’s annual pitch competition...

Georgetown Seniors Launch Travel App ‘Roamio’

Georgetown Seniors Launch Travel App ‘Roamio’

By Anya Markovitz September 28, 2023

Two Georgetown University seniors launched an AI app this summer, which they designed from scratch, to plan vacations based on user’s preferences.  Justin Goldstein (CAS ’24) and Sang Doan...

New Tool Tracks Sexual Assault at US Colleges

New Tool Tracks Sexual Assault at US Colleges

By Karenna Warden February 3, 2023

CW: This article references sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources.  A sexual assault survivor advocacy group expanded a site that compiles statistics...

COURTESY NEWSROOM

Georgetown Students Launch NewsRoom App

By Joe Egler April 19, 2017

Anthony Marshi (COL ’18) officially launched the smartphone news aggregate application NewsRoom after months of work and preparation April 7. The app currently functions at Georgetown University,...

WAYPOINT Alumnus Ryan Summe (COL ’10) launched a new app that allows users to share reviews with their friends.

Alum Founds Community-Based Travel App

By Sarah Fisher December 2, 2016

Last week, Georgetown alumnus Ryan Summe (COL ’10) launched Waypoint, an app that helps users organize and share their favorite places with their friends. Summe’s idea for the app originated...

OWEN EAGAN/THE HOYA
Traffic flows by Georgetown University on Canal Road. Lyft offers a new luxury service allowing customers to ride in comfort and style.

Lyft Unveils Luxury Service in D.C.

By Jack Segelstein September 16, 2016

Ride-sharing company Lyft introduced a new service in Washington, D.C. last week called Lyft Premier, which promises riders comfort, style and consistency in luxury sedans and SUVs in the midst of...

		THE GW HATCHET
Eytan Nahmiyas, junior at The George Washington University and co-founder of Radius, works to develop the mobile app.

Student App Secures Investor

By Cheryl Liu April 15, 2016

The app Radius, co-founded by Georgetown student Tali Salhon (MSB ’17), recently obtained a starting $50,000 investment from the Turkish company, Galata Business Angels Group.   Valued at...

Favor! The Life Saver

Favor! The Life Saver

By Catherine McNally and Catherine McNally February 16, 2016

Ever wanted a personal delivery assistant? Look no further. Favor is here for you. The Favor app (for iOS and Android), is free through Apple and Google Play, allows you to order ANYTHING and get it delivered...

COURTESY BLUECART
In July 2014, BlueCart co-founders, Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and Konstantin Zvereff (GRD ’11) launched an app that allows restaurants and vendors to place and manage orders more efficiently.

Startup Transforms Restaurant-Vendor Interactions

By Haley Snyder February 12, 2016

Two Georgetown University alumni have created a free online and mobile app called BlueCart that aims to revolutionize the way that restaurants and vendors interact. Jagmohan Bansal (GRD ’11) and...

ROBERT CORTES FOR THE HOYA 
Bulldog Tavern debuted a new mobile ordering platform at the end of October. The app, called Tapingo, is targeted at busy students and hopes to ease the process of ordering food to-go by cutting out wait times.

Tavern Caters to Busy Students With App

By William Zhu November 13, 2015

Bulldog Tavern began usage of a new mobile ordering app in an attempt to make its to-go service more convenient for students Oct. 26. The app, titled Tapingo, allows customers to order menu items for...

COURTESTY SPLIT
Split offers budget rides in Washington, D.C.’s core. The startup launched in May and its ridership has grown about about 75% monthly.

Alum’s Rideshare App Competes in Crowded Marketplace

By Melina Delkic October 30, 2015

Ario Keshani (SFS ’05) wants to change the way Washingtonians think about city transportation. His startup app Split allows users to call for cars and save money by sharing rides with strangers...

Passion for the Process

By Claire Carrique April 30, 2015

Driven by sheer passion and a desire to gain experience in entrepreneurship, Tali Şalhon (MSB ’17) and his long-time friends Eytan Nahmiyas and Sinan Koc from his hometown in Istanbul, Turkey, have...

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