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Engage With Trailblazing Duke Student Ventures

Seize the opportunity to connect with groundbreaking Duke startups, engage with top-tier talent, and unlock potential investment prospects, strategic customer relationships, and valuable partnerships. 

Get inspired by exciting startups spanning diverse sectors like healthcare, AI, consumer goods, services, and energy. Cast your vote for the Best in Showcase venture, and watch $100K in non-dilutive prizes be awarded at the final pitch session.  

Join us for an afternoon where energy meets opportunity—and where your insights could help shape the landscape of tomorrow's business giants. 

2024 Duke Startup Showcase

2024 Duke Startup Showcase Pitches on YouTube

Prizes Awarded at the 2024 Showcase

  • AHAV produces healthy snacks with simple ingredients and donates a portion of sales to the National Eating Disorder Association and No Kid Hungry - $10k Social Innovation Prize
  • Alleviate Health’s platform enhances medical offices and clinical trails through AI-driven scheduling and programs - $30k Borchardt Prize
  • Anon ID is a private and verifiable Web3 version of Face ID tailored for the gaming and entertainment ticketing industries - $10k Fuqua Fast Pitch Prize
  • Aurganics, a plant-powered solution to skin care, addresses the unique needs of melanin-rich skin - $10k Borchardt Prize
  • Betacare is revolutionizing healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering equitable health education, insurance, and medical services - $30k Graduate Student Prize and $6k Dean Yep, Jr. Prize 
  • Himayat provides a comprehensive HR management and employee benefits platform for domestic workers and their employers in India - $10k Graduate Student Prize
  • Styl offers a personalized shopping experience akin to Tinder - $5k “Best in Showcase” Prize (audience choice award)

“The Startup Showcase was the perfect culmination to my entrepreneurial journey at Duke. The fantastic turnout of students, alumni, and others in the Duke and Durham community led to valuable connections with supporters, investors, and other founders.” 

Michelle Addison MBA '23, Founder & CEO, Allergood