Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted its second annual Entrepreneurship Day on Friday, which opened with a series of panel discussions featuring successful business founders, advisers and investors. The Hoya Challenge Rocket Pitch Competition followed, in which some of the school’s most promising entrepreneurneurs were given two minutes to pitch their business plans to a crowd of judges. Scroll through to learn about their ideas and find out who took home this year’s top honors at the competition.
Jeff Reid, director of entrepreneurial studies at the McDonough School of Business, poses a question to a panel of entrepreneurs and business leaders during Georgetown Entrepreneurship Day. The speakers gave students advice on how to transition from corporate career paths to the world of start-ups and how to cultivate and embed themselves in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.J.D. Harrison/THE WASHINGTON POST