Press Releases

FISH Client Reading for Life Wins Klau Award

April 20th, 2014

We are so excited to announce that FISH client Reading for Life ( won the Klau Award for Greatest Social Impact at this years McCloskey Business Plan Competition at Notre Dame. Combining ten years of community research with the resources of the FISH social venture incubator and the Gigot Center will not doubt continue to […]

Irish Impact Social Entrepreneurship Conference Oct 2-4, 2013

September 15th, 2013

FISH is delighted to sponsor this conference again with the Gigot Center at the University of Notre Dame.  Please join us and register at

FISH Fry VI Welcomes Local Financial Experts

May 3rd, 2011

The Fellow Irish Social Hub was delighted to host several professionals from the South Bend community to another session fo our local FISH Fry series.  Executives from 1st Source Bank, including Gene Cavanaugh, Vice President of the Bank, presented on a variety of topics including basic business banking, SBA lending and commercial insurance.  Additionally, Jim […]

FISH at the Notre Dame McCloskey Competition

April 26th, 2011

The 11th installment of the Gigot Center’s McCloskey business plan competition was held last week and FISH was thrilled to participate this year as a sponsor and active participant. Our current client, No Parent Left Behind progressed to the semi-final round and came away with the Bootstrap Award. Additionally, team member Matt Delaney was awarded […]

FISH Fry V Welcomes Tom Suddes to Innovation Park

February 12th, 2011

This morning we had the pleasure of hosting Tom Suddes and Pat Ryan from The Suddes Group and For Impact.  Tom is an Notre Dame graduate and life long ND boxing coach who has made a huge splash in the field of social entrepreneurship with his unique approach to marketing, messaging and fundraising.  Tom entertained […]