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Living Social: Tim O'Shaughnessy (MSB '04)
Modavanti: David Dietz (COL '10)
Netcito: Peter Mellen (COL '89, MSB '98)
Sweetgreen: Jonathan Neman (BS '07), Nicolas Jammet (BS '07), Nathaniel Ru (BS '07)
Monumental Sports: Ted Leonsis (COL '77)
My Yearbook: Catherine Cook (BS '11)
Blackboard: Michael Chasen (MBA, 95)
AOL: Ted Leonsis (COL '77)
Atlantic Media: David G. Bradley (JD '83)
Lowercase Capital: Chris Sacca (F '97, JD '00)
Luke's Lobster: Luke Holden (BS '07)
Raffa Consulting: Tom Raffa (BS' 76)
Index IQ: David Fogel (F'93, L'97, MBA’97)
MacroSolutions: Amy Wright (MBA '92)
Kara Ross: Kara Ross (COL '84)
BidBox: Selim Yargici (COL ’99)
Join Arthur: Leigh Sevin (Col '14) and Jinesh Shah
Aquicore: Logan Soya (MBA '13)
Cvent: Reggie Aggarwal (LLM '98)
Social Tables: (MBA '10)
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For the latest in our Hoyapreneurs series, we profiled Dan Berger, founder and CEO of Social Tables, an event production technology, which was born at of Dan's desire to build stronger more connected communities. We chatted with Dan about his company, his experience on the Hill Top and the D.C. tech scene. Read our interview below to learn about Dan's entrepreneurial journey.
For our latest profile, we sat down with Hoyapreneur Brandon Everett, founder of Cocktail Drops a company that is reinventing the modern cocktail.
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Read about the inspiration for Atlas Corps and how Scott is proving that diversity strengthens organizations.
We now have 25 corporately owned shacks across the US, the largest and highest quality lobster processing company in the US, and 6 licensed shacks in Japan. We plan to continue to grow domestically at a rate of 6-8 new shacks a year and to expand our international license business into new markets.
For our latest Hoyapreneur profile, we are excited to sit down with Hoyapreneurs and Co-Founders of Misfit Juicery Ann Yang (F’16) and Phil Wong (F’15) to learn more about how ugly fruit makes delicious juice. From their very first batch produced in a borrowed blender at the Corp to launching in Whole Foods, these recent grads have taken their business from the Hilltop to the far reaches of the country!
For our latest Hoyapreneur profile, we are excited to sit down with Hoyapreneur Joel Montaniel, Co-Founder & CEO of Seven Rooms to learn more about how he's grown Seven Rooms, to hear his take on the infamous story about a little luck and a pricey bottle of wine and how to make it in the hospitality world in New York City.
For our latest Hoyapreneur profile, we are excited to sit down with our fellow GEA board member and tech aficionado, Cherian Thomas (G’14), Co-Founder & CEO of Spotluck.We are are also proud to announce that Cherian will be honored during our Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Celebration on November 2 for “Best Mobile App.” Let’s get started.
For the latest profile in our Hoyapreneur series, we had a blast speaking with Fashion Cowboy Drew Clark, founder of California Cowboy, a line of men's clothing made for fulfilling the human experience. To roundoff a distinguished career in the world of fashion, Drew recently launched his own brand around 'social-centric' design. We’ll discuss Drew's inspirations, how clothes can have more meaning than just style and how Drew's 4 years on the Hilltop shaped his career. Giddyup!