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Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Nominations Call Out


The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance is currently seeking nominations for the 5th Annual GEA Entrepreneur of the Year and, new this year, GEA is also seeking nominations honoring Hoyapreneurs and Hoya-owned businesses in various categories. The Entrepreneur of the Year award is the highest honor bestowed to Georgetown entrepreneurs and will be presented by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance at a banquet in Washington, DC on April 5, 2017. Category winners will be celebrated that evening as well. To nominate a Hoyapreneur, visit here: http://www.hoyapreneurs.org/entrepreneur-of-the-year-2017/ 

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance is currently seeking nominations for the 5th Annual GEA Entrepreneur of the Year and, new this year, GEA is also seeking nominations honoring Hoyapreneurs and Hoya-owned businesses in various categories. The Entrepreneur of the Year award is the highest honor bestowed to Georgetown entrepreneurs and will be presented by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance at a banquet in Washington, DC on April 5, 2017. Category winners will be celebrated that evening as well.

To nominate a Hoyapreneur, visit here: http://www.hoyapreneurs.org/entrepreneur-of-the-year-2017/ 

Past winners have included: Tom Raffa (B’76), founder of Raffa, P.C., David Fogel (F'93, L'97, MBA’97), serial entrepreneur and founder of IndexIQ, Amy Wright (MBA '92), CEO of Macro Solutions, Ted Leonsis (COL 77), founder of Monumental Sports and Entertainment, Dan Berger (MBA’10), founder of Social Tables; David McCourt (C’79), founder of Granahan McCourt Capital; Craig Walker (MBA’91), founder of Uber Conference; Catherine Cook (B’11), cofounder of myYearbook.com; and Nicolas Jammet (B’07), Jonathan Neman (B’07), and Nathaniel Ru (B’07), the founders of Sweetgreen.  

This year, The GEA is introducing new award categories. For the first time, we will be recognizing alumni for "Best of Retail/Consumer Products and Services," "Best of Hospitality/Restaurants," "Fastest Growing," "Best in Mobile Apps," "Rising Star," and "Best in Social Impact."