GW Summit on Entrepreneurship This Week in DC

April 11, 2010

10:20 pm

This week George Washington University business school in Washington, D.C. will host the GW Summit on Entrepreneurship. The GW Summit on Entrepreneurship is a two-day symposium designed to foster and highlight the creative, innovative, and pioneering efforts of entrepreneurs in the GW community. The GW Business Plan Competition and the George Washington Entrepreneurs Roundtable (GWERT) awards ceremony, two previously independent events, have teamed up with departments across the university to produce the event, which features GW faculty, alumni, students, and friends.

Speakers include: Matt Jacobson, partner, LaunchBox Digital; Kathy Korman Frey entrepreneur in residence, GWSB CFEE, and founder, Vision Forward; Edward Barrientos, CEO, Brazen Careerist; Peter Corbett, CEO, iStrategyLabs; Renee Lewis, founder, the Pensare Group; Randy Graves, president, Graves Technology, Inc.; Terry Collins, chairman and CEO, Argon ST; Jonathan Gordon, founder and CEO/Lead Designer, GordonRides LLC; Allyn Kilsheimer, founder and CEO, KCE Structural Engineers; Linda Rabbitt, founder and CEO, Rand Construction Company; John Rollins, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship, GWSB, and director, GW Business Plan Competition; and Joe Cohen, director of alliances, Riverbed Technologies.

The GW Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Annette and Richard Scott, awards $30,000 in cash prizes to GW teams presenting great ideas for a new product or service to a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs affiliated with the university.

The George Washington Entrepreneurs Round Table (GWERT) is an interdisciplinary organization that brings faculty, students, alumni and university administrators together to advance entrepreneurship at The George Washington University.

Event Details:

What: GW Summit on Entrepreneurship
When: April 15th and 16th
Where: GW School of Business, Funger and Duquès Halls (22nd and G streets NW), Washington, D.C.

Learn more and register at http://alumni.gwu.edu/entrepreneurship.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups.

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