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    For Alexander Nassief '16 and Rum Dogs, winning the Freirich Business Plan Competition was due to mentoring by Sara Arnell '82.
    Jan 17 2017
  • Windrush
    The Saratoga-based startup Windrush, founded by 2013 Skidmore College graduates was selected from thousands of applicants for the highly competitive Barclays Techstars NYC accelerator.
    Jul 14 2016
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    A shared resource for sustainable food, arts, and learning is how The Green Onion's student founder Claire Lindsay '16, pictured with mentor Christine Juneau '82, P'18, describes her startup that's vying for a best-business-plan prize.
    Apr 4 2016
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    Growing up in Haiti, Kengthsagn Louis '17 really wanted to study science but never got the opportunity. She is determined that others will not have the same experience.
    Sep 28 2015
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    Klicka aims to develop a network of "mobile enrichment centers" in rural South African communities.
    Apr 29 2015
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    More than 250 students and 150 businesses have entered the Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition over the last five years. In the final round of the 2015 competition, 13 teams will vie for prizes in the for-profit, artistic, and social entrepreneurship categories.
    Mar 22 2015
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    A record $65,000 in prizes will be awarded. Kickoff meetings are set for Thursday and Friday, October 16 and 17.
    Oct 10 2014
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    The entrepreneurial spirit of Skidmore students will be abundantly on display this Friday, April 11, as six teams compete for $35,000 in prizes in the Fourth Annual Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition.
    Apr 9 2014
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    If all goes according to plan, consumers will soon be able to complain via app. They will be able to vent via 'Grumbul,' the brainchild of the winners of the 2012 Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition. (Ken Freirich (center), with Matthew Miron (left) and Isaiah Crossman. Gary Gold photo)
    Apr 16 2012
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    Soft biscotti, sports apparel, a customer-service app called Grumbul, and other new business ideas were pitched by 10 student teams in the first round of the $10,000 Freirich Business Plan Competition sponsored by Ken Freirich '90. Meet the players in this brief video.
    Feb 17 2012