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Stories About Duke Innovators

Duke students, faculty, staff, and alumni are innovating all across campus and around the world. We explore and celebrate their innovation and entrepreneurship. Have a story we should share? Let us know.

Five Questions With John Antonelli, Co-Founder of Real

John Antonelli ’23, a Melissa & Doug Entrepreneur, answered questions about his venture, Real. Tell us about your venture

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Five Questions With Valencia Hochberg, Founder of Zoom Across Borders

Valencia Hochberg ’25, a Melissa & Doug Entrepreneur, answered questions about her company, Zoom Across Borders. Tell us

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Investors Showcase Resources for Triangle-Area Entrepreneurs with “Pitches”

“I’ve been fortune enough to have many conversations with VCs,” said Danny Auerbach MBA ’23, co-president of Fuqua’s

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Duke Welcomes North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation

While presenting at a recent meeting of the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation, Steve McClelland—director

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Duke Students Pitch Ventures, Join Teams in “Matchmaker” Event

With Duke alumni founders behind enterprises ranging from social innovations like the Myna Mahila Foundation and Inmates to

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Building Knowledge & Community Among Duke’s Entrepreneurial Alumni

“I want to stay in the biotech cluster here in RTP,” said Dave Ousterout, PhD ’14, “even though

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Insights from Norma Padrón ’08, Founder & CEO of EmpiricaLab

When Norma Padrón was teaching a class at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, she received a single

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Duke Innovation Summer School Draws Scholars from Around the Globe

Beach trips are great for some people, but the 30 participants in the inaugural Summer School on the

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