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Gigot Articles for '2012'

Notre Dame business plan competition sees record numbers of plans, participants

December 10, 2012

As its annual business plan competition moves to the second round, the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship already is seeing record numbers of plans and participants.
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Harnessing ‘virality’ the Holy Grail for MuggleNet founder Emerson Spartz

October 19, 2012

The creator of the No. 1 Harry Potter fansite, when he was 12, touts research to entrepreneurship students
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Jimmy John to give talk at Notre Dame

October 3, 2012

Jimmy John Liautaud, founder of the Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches franchise, will describe how he rose to success from a modest start in a converted garage when he was just 19 years old.
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Insight from Muggles to Gatorade

August 24, 2012

Notre Dame’s entrepreneurship center brings in a varied group of speakers for its fall lecture series
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Solari Hospice Care to Partner with DreamCatchers

July 20, 2012

This Las Vegas Sun article features sophomore business majors, Caitlin Crommett and Katie McElligott, and their DreamCatchers program that connects local students with hospices to grant final wishes of terminally ill patients.
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Startups benefit from the wings of ‘angels’

June 24, 2012

This article quotes Larry Abdo of IrishAngels, an alumni group associated with the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship, about the importance of angel investors for new startups.
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Announcing the Winners of the 2011-2012 McCloskey Business Plan Competition

April 23, 2012

The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship gave out more than $190,000 in prizes to the winners of the annual business plan competition, which drew some of the most sophisticated ventures yet.
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Jewelry-from-junk venture wins ND competition for high school entrepreneurs

April 1, 2012

Winners are announced for the annual Invention Convention, a entrepreneurship competition sponsored by Notre Dame for local high school students.
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Notre Dame MBA team wins BYU Social Entrepreneurship Competition

March 30, 2012

Notre Dame MBA students took first place for their proposal on a real-life case from a company that educates local entrepreneurs.
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Semifinalists Selected for the 2011-2012 McCloskey Business Plan Competition

March 19, 2012

The annual Notre Dame McCloskey Business Plan Competition advances 12 semifinalist teams to the final event in April.
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