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Stories of Georgetown Entrepreneurs & the Companies They've Launched

Venture Forwar‪d‬ Jacki Abbey, Georgetown University

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

Stories of Georgetown Entrepreneurs & the Companies They've Launched

    Bill Creelman, CEO of Spindrift

    Bill Creelman, CEO of Spindrift

    Spindrift is a stand-out in the beverage industry with it’s fruit-infused sparking water in eleven tasty  flavors.  As founder and CEO, Bill Creelman has built Spindrift into a $100 million company with enthusiastic customers, a recognizable brand, and...

    • 43 min
    Gretchen Hansen: Designing Beautiful Homes

    Gretchen Hansen: Designing Beautiful Homes

    Gretchen Hansen is an entrepreneur with a flair for design.   She founded an online interior design service, Decorist, that quickly caught the eye of national companies that wanted to partner.  She raised several million dollars before selling the firm...

    • 30 min
    Generating Energy for Change: The Purpose Tour 2020

    Generating Energy for Change: The Purpose Tour 2020

    They fought their way out of the DC neighborhoods they grew up in, earned scholarships to Georgetown University and after graduating went back to their neighborhoods to build paths for others to get out too.   Troye Bullock, Danny Wright and Darius...

    • 43 min
    Mike Malloy and the World of Luxury Italian Sunglasses

    Mike Malloy and the World of Luxury Italian Sunglasses

    Mike Malloy left a lucrative management consulting career to run Waveborn, a high-end sunglasses company with a social mission. The company was based on a buy-one give-one model that was a source of inspiration to his team, the investors and the...

    • 21 min
    Halo Top Co-founder, Doug Bouton Built a $300M Ice Cream Company

    Halo Top Co-founder, Doug Bouton Built a $300M Ice Cream Company

    Doug Bouton unpacks what it’s like to build a low fat ice cream company from the ground up. He describes the company’s rocky road to success, what it took for Halo Top to become a household name, and how and why he and his co-founder decided to sell the...

    • 26 min
    Luke Schoenfelder, founder of Latch, a company that has shot past everyone's expectations.

    Luke Schoenfelder, founder of Latch, a company that has shot past everyone's expectations.

    Luke Schoenfelder co-founded Latch, a smart-lock company, in his mid-twenties, grew it to 200+ employees, and put the company on the map in the building access space. Latch has partnerships with UPS and Walmart, and counts many of the leading real...

    • 29 min

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From an entrepreneur!

Talk about a great show. Jacki is just amazing and really gets to the entrepreneur’s heart, like mine. As an entrepreneur this show is inspiring. Keep up the great work!

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