FoodShare wins RECESS tour campus qualifier, advances to national semifinals

FoodShare, a start-up company and app, will move on to the semifinals of the RECESS competition, having won the Washington University campus qualifier last Thursday.

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FoodShare wins RECESS qualifier, advances to semifinals

FoodShare, a start-up company and app that allows users to donate a meal to those in need by taking a photo of their food at any of the company’s partnered restaurants, won the Washington University qualifying round of the RECESS entrepreneurial presentation tour held today.

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RECESS business competition coming April 7

RECESS, an entrepreneurial presentation tour which will culminate in an idea and music festival in Los Angeles, will host a qualifying round at Washington University on April 7.

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Idea pitch competition and music festival RECESS coming April 7

Social Programming Board and the Olin Business Council are partnering with RECESS, a traveling music and ideas festival, to give students the chance to pitch start-up plans for a chance to win a cash prize, as well as a trip to Los Angeles that includes the opportunity to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists and investors.

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Wash. U. competition looks to renew vacant St. Louis lots

Washington University is co-hosting the first ever St. Louis-based competition aimed at spurring innovative ideas that will turn vacant lots in the city into projects that can further sustainability in the community.

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Chiddy Bang to headline first Olinpalooza since ’08

Olinpalooza is returning to campus after a two-year hiatus. The Olin Business Council will host the charity concert in the Gargoyle from 8:30-11:30 p.m. on Dec. 9. Chiddy Bang and The Pass will perform.

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Q&A: Blues account executive and WU alumnus Jeff Lesser

Wash. U. alumnus Jeff Lesser talked with the Olin Sports Management Organization and the Olin Business Council on Friday about how he found his current job with the St. Louis Blues. Student Life spoke with Lesser about working for a professional sports team, something he called a “dream job”; the Blues; and the sports industry.

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OBC to host first ever Alternative Career Week

Business students suffering the ennui of prospective jobs in marketing and accounting will be shown more unique opportunities this week, as Alternative Career Week offers students a glimpse into the lives of executives from hip companies.

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