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Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Melissa Jackson

There’s more to blockchain technology than Bitcoin.

A new MBA competition hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business will focus on innovative business uses for blockchain, the distributed database technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Teams from seven business schools will share their ideas and compete for $10,000 in prize money during the Notre Dame MBA Technology Innovation Challenge from 1 to 5 p.m. April 20 (Friday) in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium. The event, sponsored by Thomson Reuters, is open to the public.

More jobs than job seekers in Elkhart

Fox Business

Finance professor Jason Reed was interviewed by Fox News business correspondent Matt Finn for a story on the fact that currently there are more job openings in Elkhart, Indiana, than there are workers to fill them. Other communities throughout the Midwest face similar situations, according to the most recent stats from the Labor Department. 

 Mendoza marketing professor wins research award

Mendoza marketing professor wins research award

Carol Elliott

Shankar Ganesan, professor and chair of the Marketing Department, won the prestigious Louis W. Stern Award, which recognizes an outstanding article published in a refereed journal that has made a significant contribution to the literature on marketing and channels of distribution.

Resonado: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

Resonado: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

Sarah McCafferty

We are currently living in an age of substantial technological developments. Televisions, phones, and computers continually get sleeker and more efficient with each iteration and your average Joe will soon be able to act as a space tourist and own a car that drives itself. Yet, despite what seems like remarkable technological progress all around us, some technologies have advanced only incrementally over the years. Take audio speakers for example. They have largely been confined to their traditional conical structure, giving us good quality sound but in a bulky package. Resonado, a student-led startup out of the University of Notre Dame, is seeking to change this.…