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    May 8, 2019
    Kickstarter co-founder Charles Adler interviewed on With a Side of Knowledge podcast

    Kickstarter, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in April, was created by Charles Adler, Perry Chen, and Yancey Strickler to help “artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality.” Adler visited Notre Dame as part of the Mendoza College of Business’s Ten Years Hence Speaker Series, which explores issues, ideas, and trends likely to affect business and society over the next decade.

    Ted Fox

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    April 16, 2019
    2019 McCloskey new venture competition results

    17 area teams were awarded more than $350,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2019 McCloskey New Venture Competition on Friday, April 12. Resonado and Vital View Technologies split the $50,000 McCloskey Grand Prize, which is awarded to teams founded by Notre Dame students or alumni.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 9, 2019
    Mendoza student named IDEA Week Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Mendoza student Mitchell Kokko (BBA '19), a six-time entrepreneur and an associate on the Pit Road Fund at the IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame, won Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 7, 2019
    Notre Dame Undergrad Team takes second place at the Rice Business Plan Competition

    Resonado, which aims to redefine the shape of sound with its patented Flat Core Speaker Technology, won the $300,000 GOOSE Society Investment Prize and the $125,000 Finger Interests, Anderson Family Fund, Greg Novak and Tracy Druce Second-Place Investment Prize. The 19-year-old Rice Business Plan Competition, with 42 teams from around the globe and $2.9 million in cash and prizes, is the largest and richest in the world.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 2, 2019
    Science, comedy and country music: Notre Dame’s IDEA Week kicks off Monday

    The seven-day IDEA Week festival was founded by the University of Notre Dame as a way to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation in the South Bend-Elkhart region. This year's 60 different sessions will include more than 110 different speakers and panelists.

    South Bend Tribune

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    March 30, 2019
    ND student startup to compete in elite Rice Business Plan

    An Innovation Park-startup founded by four University of Notre Dame undergraduate students was selected to compete in the 19th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), considered the world’s richest and largest student startup competitions. The event, set for April 4-6, features 42 teams from some of the world’s top universities vying for more than $1.5 million in prizes.

    Carol Elliott

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    March 29, 2019
    The IDEA Center and IDEA Week: What’s the big idea?

    IDEA Week raises awareness of the IDEA Center and what kind of work they do, and it exhibits the University's goal that Notre Dame will continue to grow as a tier-one research university, becoming known for innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Gwen O'Brien

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    January 31, 2019
    RESONADO: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

    “It's time to introduce innovation to the sound industry to the point that the next generation will hardly know what a cone-shaped speaker is.”

    Idea Center, Nick Swisher

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    January 24, 2019
    Undergraduate design student co-founds startup offering original, personalized songs

    While many students stress about homework and exams, junior Nicholas Lampson juggles a college workload and running a startup. Though running a business isn’t easy, especially while balancing their studies, Lampson and his co-founder, junior Ralph Moran, are able to find useful connections from their classes.

    Hailey Oppenlander

  • January 10, 2019
    Podcast features Notre Dame’s Vamsi Kanuri ‘On Social Media and One in a Trillion Success’

    The sixth episode of season two, “On Social Media and One in a Trillion Success,” was released Thursday, Jan. 10, and features Vamsi Kanuri, assistant professor of marketing in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

    Ted Fox