Senior executive of professional esports team gives online presentation

Senior executive of the esports team Team SoloMid (TSM) Walter Wang ’13 spoke to students interested in the rise and future of the esports community via Zoom April 15. Wang gave a presentation on the business aspects of the esports community and discussed his team’s efforts to highlight and support female games. In accordance with […]

Venture speaker discusses aerospace company

Tim Ellis, co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space, spoke to students Jan. 15 as an HW Venture speaker at the Middle School. Ellis spoke to students about how he started Relativity Space, giving students insight into his experiences in starting an aerospace company. Relativity Space, a rocket company based on 3D printing, was started in […]

HW Venture hosts Social Impact Event

HW Venture hosts Social Impact Event

HW Venture, an organization dedicated to teaching members entrepreneurship skills, hosted a Social Impact Event on Oct. 7 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. HW Venture Leaders Leila Dall’Olmo ’20, Kylie Azizzadeh ’21, Amaan Furniturewala ’21, and Gregory Damelin ’22 invited several entrepreneurs to educate attendees on how to put together their business proposals for the upcoming […]

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Two alumni entrepreneurs shared their start-up experiences with students at HW Venture’s Incubator Program Sept. 27. Two alumni discuss their startups  Brooke Levin ’12 spoke first about her startup, (Ate)ifi, a vending machine that allows users to customize their trail mix according to their nutritional needs. Levin, who now works with HW Venture, discussed the […]

Coolhaus CEO explains her success to HW Venture students

Coolhaus CEO Natasha Case ’01 kicked off HW Venture’s Middle School Speaker Series on Wednesday by sharing the secret behind the success of her start-up company, Coolhaus. Case said Coolhaus is an ice cream company founded and run by women that uses high-quality ingredients to make a variety of ice cream flavors. Their ice cream […]

HW Venture discusses future plans at annual Kickoff event

Members of HW Venture brainstormed ideas for the upcoming school year as part of the Venture Kickoff event held May 23 at the Middle School. The club discussed plans for the new Venture class curriculum, planned potential field trips and learned about the process behind launching a business. Venture President Coco Kaleel ’20 spoke about […]

HW Venture holds kick-off rally to begin year

Students from both campuses participated in the HW Venture kick-off rally event, where they listened to speeches from alumni keynote speakers and Venture students Sept. 27. To begin the event, alumni Sameer Gupta ’99 offered advice to students about how to utilize HW Venture and the school community. “It doesn’t need to be this shared […]

HW Venture begins year with rally

Students from both campuses participated in the HW Venture kick-off rally event, where they listened to speeches from keynote speakers and Venture students Sept. 27. To begin the event, alumni Sameer Gupta ’99 offered advice to students about how to utilize HW Venture and the school community. “The important thing is that we acknowledge how […]

HW Venture holds Web and App Workshop

HW Venture, a student-alumni entrepreneurship innovation organization, hosted a Web and App Workshop on Jan. 22, where students worked on projects, business ideas and other innovations. At the Vortex Meet-up, students learned from and taught other participants about business and design, HW Venture Head of Communications Ariana Sokolov ’19 said. “What this event is highlighting is […]

HW venture hosts meet-up to discuss latest project

HW Venture held a Vortex Meet-up Jan. 8 at break to allow students to present their latest businesses and hear feedback, as well as inform participants about other students’ businesses, personal projects, apps and other innovations at Harvard-Westlake. Presenting students included HW Venture Senior Communications Lead Nick Settelmayer ’18, who shared his clothing brand “Natural […]