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Hoya Alumnus Honors Roots With Republic Kolache

Family traditions shape lives. The most recent business venture of Texan native Chris Svetlik (SFS ’09) is a testament to the enduring influence of tradition and heritage. Republic Kolache, co-founded with fellow Texan Brian Stanford, embraces not only Texan culture but also the old customs of Svetlik’s Czech family, the[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Features, Food & Drink, The Guide

MBA Student Brings Authentic Korean Food with a Modern Twist to Georgetown

When Eunjung Kim (MBA ’16) left the food Mecca of New York City and came to Washington, D.C., to attend the McDonough School of Business, she felt unsatisfied with the limited food options available in the District. “Maybe I’ve been too spoiled living in New York for 7½ years, but[Read More…]

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Doug Grant (MBA '16) won $10,000 at Entrepalooza for his pitch of Hemeos, a blood cell stem registry startup

Entrepalooza Celebrates Student Startups

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and StartupHoyas hosted the annual Entrepalooza event in the Healey Family Student Center last Tuesday, where blood stem cell registry startup Hemeos received the first-place grand prize of $10,000 in the StartupHoyas Challenge.   The challenge, which is StartupHoyas’ largest and final competition of the year,[Read More…]

Unexpected Startup Hub Emerges

Although D.C. was once dominated by politics, a new sector has taken hold: startups. Yes, it’s true. There are startups in Washington. Lots of them. But before they came to D.C., start-ups evolved on the other coast. Silicon Valley was once widely known as the best place — the only[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Business