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DMV Top 150 Student Entrepreneurs Networking Event and Pitch Competition

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WeWork White House

1440 G St NW

8th Floor

Washington, DC 20005

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Join us for the best networking event for college entrepreneurs in the region! All attendees must be currently enrolled as students or serve as university faculty or staff. This event will feature the Top 150 DMV Student Entrepreneurs for our 4th Annual Networking Event and Pitch Competition:


  • Time: 6pm-9pm, February 20, 2019
  • Location: WeWork White House - 1440 G St NW Washington, DC 20005 (8th Floor)
  • Attire: Business Casual - Dress as you hope to be perceived
  • Schools Attending: American, Bowie State, Catholic, Gallaudet, Georgetown, George Mason, George Washington, Howard, JMU, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Mount St. Mary's, Towson University, and UMBC
  • Refreshments: Food and drinks will be provided

Structure of Event:

  • 6:00-6:45pm - Sign-in + Networking
  • 6:45pm - Welcome Remarks
  • 7:00pm - Keynote by Evan Lutz, CEO of Hungry Harvest
  • 7:15-8:15pm - Top DMV Student Entrepreneurs Pitch
  • 8:15-9:00pm - Networking
  • 9:00pm - Pitch Competition Winner Announced

Join us for an evening of networking, fun, startups, and free food with your fellow entrepreneurial students from universities throughout the DMV area!

Students from American, Bowie State, Catholic, Gallaudet, Georgetown, George Mason, George Washington, Howard, JMU, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Mount St. Mary's, Towson University, and UMBC will gather on the evening of February 20th at the WeWork White House to mix, mingle, network, and pitch startups with one another!

Each school will be sending one student entrepreneur team to compete in a Shark Tank style showdown. Top teams from each of the DMV schools will present in front of an esteemed judging panel. Winner will receive the DMV Top 150 Student Entrepreneurs Cup!

Pitch Competition Judges:

  • Rachel Koretsky, upace and American alum
  • Brett Danielson, BarTrack and JMU alum
  • Danya Sherman, KnoNap and GW student
  • Jacob Brown, Bird Land Beards and Bowie State alum
  • Lisa Friedlander, Shulman Rogers and American alum

Keynote speaker will be Evan Lutz, CEO of Hungry Harvest, and UMD alum.

This will be a great opportunity to share your startup ideas and find future collaborators for your brilliant venture idea (or meet someone who you can help to make their idea into reality). You don't want to miss out on this event!

Questions, comments, or concerns? Please reach out to Professor Mike Malloy at mike.malloy@georgetown.edu.

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