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 […]

Entrepreneur talks to HW Venture about app creation

Entrepreneur talks to HW Venture about app creation

Entrepreneur Naveen Khan spoke to students about her company Pt Pal at a roundtable hosted by HW Venture on March 27. Khan, the CEO of Pt Pal, explained why she created the organization and demonstrated how her company’s app helps patients and doctors have better communication. The app allows clinicians to send interactive information to […]

HW Venture holds Complain and Conquer event

HW Venture holds Complain and Conquer event

HW Venture held a Complain and Conquer event on March 9 after school that gave students the opportunity to voice criticisms of school and create productive solutions to better the community. “To have a great idea, you first need to have a great problem,” HW Venture adviser Rob Levin said. “If you have a complaint […]

HW Venture consults with alum

HW Venture consults with alum

HW Venture members initiated a consultancy project Wednesday by meeting with Mike Tour ’07 and helping him formulate his idea for a sabbatical program. The HW Venture project works to utilize club members’ creativity and provide help for students, alumni and others in the community, member Evan Keare ’18 said. Tour explained that he wants to […]

Alumnus, parent speak to Business of Life class

Alumnus, parent speak to Business of Life class

A sports manager and a UCLA marketing professor spoke to Business of Life classes and HW Venture during third and fourth periods Nov. 4 and during Activities Nov. 7 respectively. Jason Glushon ’03 left a job at an already established sports management agency to open his own agency this past year. Glushon advised students to […]

Rams COO discusses relocation with HW Venture

Rams COO discusses relocation with HW Venture

Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff ’95 spoke in the Taper Gym locker room about his experience negotiating the Rams’ move to Los Angeles Oct. 14. Demoff’s talk is part of HW Venture’s Lunch and Lecture Series, in which students participate in discussions with alumni regarding past job and life experiences. Demoff said […]