Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Entrepreneurship Week – September 26 – October 4, 2016

Please join us for our third annual Entrepreneurship Week showcasing entrepreneurs and innovators across Duke


Monday, September 26th

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roundtable

Registration Full


Tuesday, September 27th

E-Fair: A Showcase of Engineering Design and Entrepreneurship

4:00 – 6:00PM, Fitzpatrick Center Atrium, Pratt School of Engineering

From student-led design teams to faculty-led startups, this event will highlight what engineering is all about. Join us for food, drink, and a celebration of engineering innovation.


Wednesday, September 28th

17th Annual Duke Startup Challenge Grand Finale

7:30PM, Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business

Hear pitches from the finalists from this year-long entrepreneurship competition and help select the winner of the $50,000 prize. Featuring Tatiana Birgisson ’12, founder of MATI Energy!
more info: http://www.dukestartupchallenge.org/


Thursday, September 29th

EvolveLaw – Legal Innovators Showcase

5:30 – 8:30PM, Duke Law School

Join us to hear new ideas from Legal Tech innovators who will pitch their start-ups, and Darwin Talks from thought-provoking experts who will share their ideas about where technology for law is heading. Free for students!
more info: http://bit.ly/2bWq9id


Friday, September 30th

Tours of the I&E Bullpen

Noon – 4:30PM, 215 Morris Street, Downtown Durham

Parking is located directly across the street

Home of Duke I&E, the Bullpen is the hub for all innovation and entrepreneurship activity at Duke University. Located in historic Downtown Durham, the Bullpen features collaboration, event, meeting and classroom space as well as the Duke I&E offices. We invite you to stop by our new space and discover what we’re developing in the heart of the Innovation District.


Tuesday, October 4th

DIHI Innovation Jam

1:00 – 3:00PM, Duke South Clinical Amphitheater, Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI)

DIHI’s Innovation Jam is a Shark Tank-style event where Duke innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to pitch their health innovations to a team of internal Duke “investors.” Six presentations have been selected as finalists from a pool of applications we received this summer. All are welcome to attend the event to hear the top 6 pitches!
more info: http://www.dihi.org/news/innovation-jam-2016