Press Releases

Irish Impact Conference 2013

October 2nd, 2013

October 2-4th @ Notre Dame….should be a great few days!

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 Client wins civic award!

July 7th, 2011

Campus Compact, a coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents, has named Stuart Greene, an Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI) Fellow and director of the Education, Schooling, and Society(ESS) program at the University of Notre Dame, one of the 2011 recipients of the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The award is bestowed […]

FISH Client Sonia Menon Accepted to IBM Smarter Planet Program

May 22nd, 2011

It is with great pride that we announce that FISH Client, Sonia Menon of CleaND Water, has accepted a position with IBM in its Smarter Planet program beginning on June 15th. Sonia, a senior marketing major at Notre Dame, has worked diligently to advance her water micro-franchise idea. She will enroll in an eight month […]

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 […]

FISH Welcomes Better World Books to our FISH Fry Series

January 22nd, 2011

FISH had the pleasure of hosting Christopher “Kreece” Fuchs, co-founder of Better World Books, at our regular FISH Fry series. Kreece spoke at length with our clients regarding his experiences regarding start-up organizations and the commercialization process.  We are very appreciative of the time Kreece lent to our clients to impart his market tested wisdom. […]

FISH Featured in South Bend ON

January 18th, 2011

FISH has been featured in the latest edition of South Bend ON.  Please click on the link below to read the full article.–for-a-better-world.cfm?enews=9A6ACCFD-BA3A-9E93-E8F991B8588B100C&email=VHNODJWZ

FISH signs five social venture clients

September 8th, 2010

The Fellow Irish Social Hub is proud to announce that it has signed five clients to join its inaugural social venture incubator class. These social entrepreneurs consist of undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty members and alumni of the University. We thank them for their commitment and look forward to developing their innovative ideas. The clients […]