UDQuickly Home My Old House Snapshots UD Magazine
Send a Class Notes
Ask a Marianist

@DayMag

Hidden Treasure

Read our interactive issue to see videos, links and more.

UD Magazine apps
L to R: assistant professor Diane Sullivan, juniors Chris Carcione, Mike Antenucci, Mike Gross, and marketing and management chair Dean McFarlin

Exhilarated entrepreneurs

12:23 PM  Apr 19th, 2012
by Meredith Hirt ’13

Holding a check the size of a golden retriever was exhilarating for Matt Antenucci ’13 and his teammates. “It was great to see how our hard work paid off,” he said. “Especially because we felt like the underdogs as the only student team.”

UD Wind Solutions was the only group made entirely of students invited to participate in the final round of the UD Business Plan Competition. The team of three entrepreneurship majors and three engineering majors placed fifth among a record-breaking 95 entries, winning $5,000.

The results were announced at the end of the annual Entrepreneurship Banquet April 10. Local entrepreneur Russell Gottesman of Commuter Advertising gave the keynote address.

“It may seem like the world is against you, but it’s not,” he told the crowd of students, staff and entrepreneurs. “To be a successful entrepreneur, you don’t give up and you fight through adversity.”

Dean McFarlin, chair of the management and marketing department, thanked everyone involved in the competition, the 11th largest of its kind in the United States. “It doesn’t happen by magic; it happens by the work of the people in the entrepreneurship program.”

Click here to see a list of the winners of the 2012 University of Dayton Business Plan Competition.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • New sidewalk in the 200 block of Stonemill by Larry Burgess
  • Pitch and Toss
  • two canada geese at 1700 in the lagoon by Larry Burgess
  • eas test on tv in ku by Larry Burgess
  • two students walk on a path in st. mary's front yard by Larry Burgess
  • man pitching tent outside of ku by Larry Burgess
  • DECA graduation
  • Painting a "Sweet 16" sheet sign by Larry Burgess
  • rakes in a row on baujan field by Larry Burgess
  • fish tank by Larry Burgess
  • bee
  • game of catch
  • person riding elliptical bike by Larry Burgess
  • American flag
  • hawk on rooftop by Larry Burgess
  • Tour of campus on Presidents Day by Larry Burgess
  • students using drawing studio at CPC in Visual Arts Department by Larry Burgess
  • sheet signs in the Darkside