2018 finance grad wins OZY Genius Award
University of Notre Dame 2018 graduate Nikhil Garg, a finance and applied and computational mathematics and statistics a double major, is among 10 college students who received a 2018 OZY Genius Award. He is co-founder of Centralix, an exchange aggregator that allows retail traders in the digital asset space to buy and sell cryptocurrencies from one central platform at best execution prices, without having an account on each individual exchange.…
Lessons on social entrepreneurship from Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus [Video]
Nobel Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus explains how social business leads to "super-happiness," why it's important to think big and start small, and why we're all entrepreneurs.
2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition Winners
17 area teams were awarded more than $400,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition on Friday, April 27. Enlighten Mobility and SecurSpace split the $50,000 McCloskey Grand Prize, which is awarded to teams founded by Notre Dame students or alumni. Figuro3D and Healthy Points split the new $50,000 Startup South Bend-Elkhart/Elevate Ventures Grand Prize, which is awarded to the top community based teams.…
Dennis Boyle speaks at Mendoza during IDEA Week
Notre Dame alumnus Dennis Boyle, a founding member of IDEO, spoke at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business on design thinking April 26 during IDEA Week. Read more about his talk here. …
Blockchain tech highlighted in new competition at Notre Dame
The South Bend Tribune covered the Notre Dame MBA Tech Club's inaugural MBA Technology Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Thomson Reuters. Read the full story here…
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Mendoza MBA student’s tech startup secures $600K investment
When Cory Bailey left politics to pursue an MBA, his goal was to work for a tech company after graduation. He never expected to start his own.
Notre Dame’s Idea Week packed with events promoting startups, tech…and music
Finance majors Brian Cho and Peter Moeckel and their startup Resonado were featured in a South Bend Tribune article about upcoming IDEA Week activities.
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Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin
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.
Resonado: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry
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.…
Semifinalists selected for the 2017-18 McCloskey New Venture Competition
We are pleased to announce those teams advancing to the semifinal round in the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition. These 40 semifinalists will pitch live to a panel of judges on Thursday, April 26, 2018, competing for nearly $300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. Here…