Carol Elliott | May. 1, 2013 | Notre Dame News
After nine months of perfecting their business plans, teams competing for nearly $300,000 in cash and prizes put it on all the line April 19 at the Mendoza College of Business.
In a close contest among six finalists, Contect emerged as the winner of the $25,000 McCloskey Business Plan Competition grand prize.
The top social venture award, the Klau Family Prize for Greatest Social Impact, went to Green Bridge Growers, an urban aquaponics farm designed as a social enterprise to produce revenue and create jobs for highly capable young adults with autism in the South Bend community.