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Second Annual Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize "Bark Tank" Competition

11/28/2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

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Please join Georgetown Entrepreneurship
at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business for the second annual

Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize
“Bark Tank” 
Pitch Competition

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
5 p.m.

Lohrfink Auditorium
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Georgetown University
37 and O Streets NW
Washington, D.C.

Reception to follow.

This event is open to the public. Admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis until the venue is full.


Students will pitch their business ventures in front of a live audience and a panel of judges to win a share of the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize. This year, $100,000 is on the line.

 This year's finalists are:

Ramya Possett (MBA'18) and Rachel Lee
BlueFoot is an enterprise SaaS company that marries Wall Street data with technology, product, and patent data to help companies make better strategic decisions.

Juliette Silvain (B'20), Yechan Choi (C'20)
CAVALL, which means horse in Catalan, is a mobile application that connects buyers and sellers of sport horses at competitions.

Zach Oschin (F'20)
Elenas is a digital direct sales platform where Latin American women earn income selling beauty products in a modern and risk-free way.

Farley Craig Capital LLC
Dennis F. Craig II (L'19), Royal Farley (SCS'15), Justin Mott
Farley Craig Capital is a diversity-focused fund that backs underrepresented founders and empowers new investors to participate in the venture capital ecosystem.

Happy Price
Sahaj Sharda (SFS'20)
Happy Price sells access to a dynamic pricing algorithm in order to help other businesses price their products in the most optimal way.

Margarita Womack (EMBA'19)
M'Panadas fuses street foods, nutritional science, and modern American cuisine to make tasty, wholesome, portable foods to fuel people on the go.

Shavini Fernando (G'18)
O2Wear is an ear-wearable vital monitoring and emergency alert device that warns people when their vitals are out of normal range and contacts 911 to receive help.

Hannah Williams (B'19)
Truckr is a mobile application that connects food trucks and customers to provide a more convenient and reliable food truck experience.


Aligning with the Jesuit values of Georgetown University, the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize honors and supports Georgetown students who have launched or are preparing to launch new business ventures that will address problems in the world around them. Ultimately, the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize builds awareness around the innovation and accomplishments of Georgetown’s entrepreneurs and strengthens the university’s reputation as a place where ambitious students can turn their passions into entrepreneurial ventures.

For more information about the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize, visit http://startuphoyas.com/leonsisprize/.

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McDonough School of Business
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37th and O Streets, NW
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