Startup Weekend Georgetown University
Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016
Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
3700 O Street
Friday November 4th
Saturday November 5th
Sunday November 6th
At SEED SPOT, Kate is the DC Director of Entrepreneur Initiatives and leads all programming for every entrepreneur at SEED SPOT DC. She activates the DC community to surround SEED SPOT entrepreneurs with the support and resources they need to succeed.
In addition to her work at SEED SPOT, Kate is the co-founder and CEO of Heartful.ly, a donation platform for celebrating life's biggest moments. Prior to Heartful.ly, Kate led global health communications campaigns for the State Department and Centers for Disease Control and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania and Senegal.
Kate was a fellow at the Halcyon Incubator, a Tory Burch Fellow, and a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Scholar. She was named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the D.C. Innovation Awards, a New Power Woman of D.C. Tech by Trending 40, and Top 25 in Tech by Washington Life Magazine. She received her B.A. in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and resides in Washington, D.C.
Coaches and Mentors
Founder @ Stonerose Advisors
I'm spending most of my professional time right now designing PokitDok's PR strategy as it introduces APIs and Blockchain to the world of healthcare. I also support PR and Entrepreneur programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Specialties: Public Relations, PR Strategy, Messaging, Copywriting, Press, Analyst Relations, Research, Sponsorships, Branding, Presentation Development, Procurement, Announcements, Social Media Counsel
Founder @ Savenia Labs
Co-Founder @ ProJet Aviation
A former airline captain, Shye is a cofounder and managing partner of ProJet Aviation, an award-winning aircraft management and worldwide charter company that helps people accomplish extraordinary things through the wonder of private flight. He is the founder and principal of Creating Lift Leadership, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to elevating the performance of executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they lead.
Gilad is an adjunct professor and entrepreneur-in-residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he earned an MBA in international business. He holds a BS in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and is an EMyth Certified Business Coach and Coach Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Shye is the co-host of Business Owners Radio, the show that helps your business grow, with new podcasts available on iTunes every Monday.
Managing Partner @ Brand Strategy Partners
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