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Special Topic: Startup Lessons Learned

By GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Date and time

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 · 5:30 - 7pm EDT


Duques Hall 254 2201 G Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20052


On Tuesday, 10/28, we invite you for a special topics talk with young entrepreneur, investor, and GW alumnus Allen Gannett. In this talk, Allen, the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, goes over the fundamentals of starting and scaling a software business.

Over the past few years, Allen has turned several ventures into big time successes. In his talk, he will tell us how you can take a company from an idea to a business with millions in revenue. Allen will also touch upon effective ways of building teams and raising capital.

Do not miss this opportunity to meet with Allen in person and ask him for advice on your startup ideas!

More about Allen:

Allen Gannett is the Chief Maven and Founder of TrackMaven, a platform that lets marketers track, and benchmark against, their competitors’ digital marketing. With clients including Marketo, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, the NBA, and more, TrackMaven helps the world’s best marketers be proactive. He also serves as a General Partner at Acceleprise Ventures, where he invests in early-stage SaaS companies.

About the organizer

The GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is committed to promoting excellence in multidisciplinary entrepreneurship, innovation, and regional engagement in new venture creation at the George Washington University. Founded in 2010, the office has worked closely with thousands of aspiring student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs, and now serves as a focal point to foster, promote, and perpetuate quality academic research, education, and outreach programs. It leverages the unique strengths of the George Washington University's schools in the nation’s capital to serve society at large through the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship.

In 2013, with the help of our office's operations, the George Washington University was placed among the Princeton Review's top 25 universities with the best graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation. 

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