GEA Excellence Awards
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Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Celebration
November 2, 2017
1325 G Street, NW Washington, DC
Awardee announcement and additional details coming soon!
This year's celebration will include awarding the GEA Entrepreneur of the Year in addition to
Excellence Winners in the following categories: Best of Best in Retail/Consumer Products/Services; Rising Star; Best of Tech; Best Social Impact; Fastest Growing; Best in Hospitality/Restaurants; & Best in Mobile Apps
PAST AWARDEES HAVE INCLUDED:
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR NOMINATION
Nominations will be collected through Monday, January 20, 2017 at 5pm ET and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance board will make a final selection of the award winner. Nominations submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Please note: past nominations do NOT roll over year-to-year so please resubmit any previous nominations.
* Must be an alumnus of Georgetown University
* Must have founded or co-founded a company
* Must be present to accept the award
* If the company was founded by multiple Georgetown alumni, all may be nominated together for an award
* Evidence of growth & financial success of the company such as revenue generated, capital raised, market leadership etc.
* Level of innovation
* Demonstration of positive impact of business
* Tie to Georgetown's mission and Jesuit values
* Service to entrepreneurial community
* Service to Alma Mater
This award is given to individuals or organizations that are either Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded, recognizing excellence in a retail or consumer product business. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award is given to individuals or organizations that are either Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded recognizing excellence in the restaurant business and/or food/ beverage sector. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award is given to a newly minted Hoya entrepreneur and Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded business showing growth at a rapid and steady pace. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award is given to Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded companies that have demonstrated excellence in design, user experience, and/or technology implementation to create an innovative native mobile application. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award recognizes a Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded startup or small business (either for-profit or non-profit) whose mission and core values remain at the forefront of all business decisions and may include a 1:1 give-back model, percentage donated to charity, environmentally/ socially responsible product or service, etc. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award recognizes excellence in the tech sector and may include any Hoya owned/ operated/ founded/ cofounded business or operation that services finance, social, education, enterprise wearables and government sector. Please provide company website if appropriate.
This award is given to a newly minted Hoyapreneur, showing excellence in contribution, commitment and passion. Nominees are eligible if they are either: a) younger than 30, or b) demonstrably have been in small-business/ startups/ entrepreneurship for fewer than five years.