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Venture hosts Atom Tickets co-founder Matthew Bakal

Ava Fattahi January 19, 2021

Harvard-Westlake (HW) Venture hosted guest speaker Matthew Bakal, co-founder of Atom Tickets, for an entrepreneurship presentation explaining how he started Atom Tickets and how students can get involved...

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New York Times freelance writer speaks to Venture, BLACC members

Lily Lee and Natalie Cosgrove January 13, 2021

HW Venture hosted The New York Times freelance writer Evan Nicole Brown ’12 to speak about her journalism career Jan. 13. During the presentation, Brown explained how she launched her journalism career...

Evan Hamilton ’07 responds to a question posed by Speaker Event Lead Sophia Rascoff ’23. Hamilton was one of four panelists at the event hosted by entrepreneurship program HW Venture. Credit: Sandra Koretz/Chronicle

Venture hosts social impact event

Sandra Koretz December 11, 2020

HW Venture hosted a Social Impact Panel with four speakers working in the community service and entrepreneurship fields Nov. 17. All of the speakers spoke about their work helping others in their surrounding...

Venture Club announces kickoff event

Natalie Cosgrove September 24, 2020

Venture Club plans to host a range of events, from guest speakers to workshops and games. Venture Club announced their kickoff event on Wednesday, Sept. 9, where students could come together and commence...

Senior executive of professional esports team gives online presentation

Lucas Lee April 16, 2020

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...

Venture speaker discusses aerospace company

Melody Tang January 29, 2020

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...

CEO of Clear Health Advisors Byrdie Lifson-Pompan and CEO of SRO Consultants Mike McGinley shared how they established successful companies and fielded questions from the audience at the HW Venture Social Impact Event Oct. 7. Credit: Katharine Steers/Chronicle

HW Venture hosts Social Impact Event

Katharine Steers October 13, 2019

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...

Brooke Levin '12 spoke to students in the HW Venture Incubator Program about her startup company, (Ate)ifi. Her company collects sales statistics and broadcasts the nutritional values of food items sold in vending machines. Credit: Sarah Mittleman/Chronicle.

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Sarah Mittleman October 3, 2019

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,...

Coolhaus CEO explains her success to HW Venture students

Milla Ben-Ezra September 10, 2019

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...

HW Venture discusses future plans at annual Kickoff event

Ruoshan Dong May 23, 2019

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,...

HW Venture holds kick-off rally to begin year

Lindsay Wu October 5, 2018

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...

HW Venture begins year with rally

Lindsay Wu October 5, 2018

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...

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