Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Duke Alumni Engagement and Development offer multiple ways for alumni, students, Duke parents, and other community members to get advice, feedback, and access to resources.

Duke I&E Network LinkedIn Group

Connect with thousands of Duke community members from all over the world in this closed group for Duke students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff who are entrepreneurs, innovators, intrapreneurs, founders, funders, investors, startup ecosystem builders, researchers, social innovators, creators, or who appreciate innovation and entrepreneurship.

Duke I&E Connector Corps 

Duke I&E Connectors Corps members support the Duke I&E Network by offering advice and connections to Duke alumni, students, and other community members who are looking to explore or expand an innovative or entrepreneurial pursuit. These seasoned entrepreneurs and innovators are volunteers who care deeply about building and strengthening the Duke I&E Network and supporting others on their innovation and entrepreneurship journey. Coming soon: Schedule time with a Connectors Corps member.

Ask a Blue Devil

Use a simple form to ask a question, seek advice, or request introductions, and Ask a Blue Devil’s AI technology will match you up with experts from the 185,000-strong Duke alumni community.

Duke Entrepreneurial Leaders Network

The Duke Entrepreneurial Leaders Network (ELN) is a select group of Duke alumni and students who are committed to founding or leading an innovation-driven startup. ELN members join a cohort of 10-15 Duke students and alumni and meet regularly over the course of a year for virtual and in-person programming. ELN members engage with Duke IP that is ready to be spun out and connect with Triangle-area entrepreneurial leaders seeking senior talent to enable their growth.

Duke I&E Slack Channel

Share ideas, ask for help, and connect with others in the Duke I&E Slack.