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Notre Dame Entrepreneurial Center announces new director

April 16, 2010

The Gigot Center announced Notre Dame alumna Laura Hirschfeld Hollis as its new director. Hollis most recently served as the associate director for the University of Illinois' entrepreneurial program.
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Good time for great ideas: Notre Dame Business Plan Competition taking submissions

October 29, 2009

Entrepreneurs have an opportunity to win up to a total of $40,000 in cash prizes during the 2009-10 Notre Dame Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
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Can a small bakery in Afghanistan bring peace?

October 29, 2009

Dean Carolyn Woo describes entrepreneurial efforts she witnessed during her trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Winners announced in Notre Dame business plan competition

May 17, 2009

A plan for fast-casual dining and a plan to distribute sanitary products in developing nations took top honors in Mendoza competition.
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And the winner is …

April 17, 2009

Three finalists are named at the Social Venture Business Plan Competition, competing for a $15,000 grand prize.
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Finalists selected for Notre Dame business plan competitions

April 10, 2009

Finalists will compete for more than $40,000 in two business plan competitions sponsored by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
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Business students lend expertise to local business owners

March 18, 2009

Students from a Microventuring class work with local small business owners to help them run their ventures more efficiently and profitably.
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President of One Laptop Per Child to speak Feb. 10

February 5, 2009

Charles Kane will speak on his venture to manufacture and distribute laptop computers to children in poor and developing regions.
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Green business programs gain traction

February 2, 2009

February 2009, BusinessWeek, quotes Assistant Professional Specialist Jessica McManus Warnell.
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Notre Dame business plan competition moves to semifinal round

December 22, 2008

The entrepreneurial teams narrow as students and alumni vie for prize money totaling $40,000 and a real-world opportunity to test their ventures.
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