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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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Microfinance lecture: Never too poor to save

November 13, 2008

A senior advisor for Catholic Relief Services reveals how a business-based strategy may aid thousands of rural families in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
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Fox business channel pays a visit to Mendoza

September 30, 2008

October 2008, Fox Business Channel, interview with Dean Carolyn Woo.
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Gigot Center announces new director

July 14, 2008

Patrick J. Barry, a 1984 University of Notre Dame alumnus and expert in small business, is selected to head the entrepreneurial studies center.
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Business plan competition winners announced

May 12, 2008

Two teams receive top prizes– one for a plan to recycle medical equipment and another for a venture to make wireless communication devices compatible.
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Marian High School student wins 2008 Invention Convention

April 25, 2008

Christopher Rodriguez receives $500 for his car audio business plan during the annual Youth Business Plan Competition.
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ND team wins “Collegiate Idol” business competition

November 13, 2007

ND team composed of Will McLeod (ND ’08), Ryan Tatzel (ND ’08), Danielle Truskowski (ND ’08) and Michael Stacey (MBA ’07), won first place at the “Indiana Collegiate Idol” business competition and received a grand prize of $10,000.
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Mendoza earns high rankings in Entrepreneur survey

October 12, 2007

In the Gigot Center’s 10th year, the entrepreneurship program is ranked No.13 among undergraduate programs.
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Aspen Institute ranks MBA program No. 5 for stewardship

October 10, 2007

Mendoza’s MBA program is ranked No. 5 worldwide in the “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” survey of how business schools prepare students for stewardship.
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Pulling a business up by its bootstraps

February 5, 2007

Jim Larkin tells would-be entrepreneurs how to launch a venture without raising large amounts of capital beforehand.
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