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Melissa & Doug Senior's Company Facilitates Investing in Africa

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In his application essay for Duke, Uzoma Ayogu ’17 wrote that he wanted to help improve the country where he was born.

Now, he’s a senior and doing just that through his company Releaf, a platform that helps connect investors with small to…

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Melissa & Doug Senior Fights Food Waste With Venture

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Courtney Bell ’17 folds cardboard boxes, stamping them with her company’s logo before placing them in a line on the floor of her workspace at Durham food hub Bull City Cool.

She crosses the floor of the workspace over and over, each time…

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Innovation Co-Lab, Duke I&E Partner to Offer Spectrum of Resources

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By Katie Jansen | Photos by Pilar Timpane

Duke OIT opened a new Technology Engagement Center this academic year, the home of the Innovation Co-Lab where students can use 3-D printers, laser cutters and a plethora of other tools.

But the…

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I&E Certificate Students to Share Experiences Friday

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By Katie Jansen | Photo by Pilar Timpane

After taking four courses and participating in two immersive experiences, 29 students who have completed the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate are ready to share their achievements with the Duke…

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Team of Undergrads to Represent Duke at Oxford Global Challenge

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By Katie Jansen

Six teams recently presented their research to a panel of judges during the Duke Global Challenge finals, and one team was crowned the winner and given the opportunity to compete in the international Global Challenge finals at…

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Andrea Hyde ’87 Gives Advice On Marketing, Branding, Fashion

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By Katie Jansen | Photo by Pilar Timpane

A handful of students sought advice about breaking into the fashion industry from Andrea Hyde ’87 during her recent visit to campus for her Alumni Weekend.

Hyde, who majored in political science, said…

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Growing Medical Device Company InnAVasc Could Reduce Dialysis Complications

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By Katie Jansen
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

Jeff Lawson and Shawn Gage were surgeons who saw a problem and were determined to fix it.

Their dialysis patients frequently experienced painful complications like hematomas,…

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Events

Social Entrepreneurs Talk Race In Social Innovation

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By Katie Jansen | Photo by Caroline Cockrell
This package was originally published on Duke Today.

Three social entrepreneurs spoke Thursday on race in social innovation at the Bullpen, the home of the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship…

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Press Release

Duke I&E Receives Communications Awards

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The Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (Duke I&E) has received two awards and three honorable mentions from AVA Digital Awards for its communications and multimedia materials.

AVA Digital Awards is an international competition…

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I&E Academy Focuses On Perfecting the Pitch

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Participants of a recent I&E Academy learned some important lessons about pitching – for example, they should never start their pitch with a question. Oh, and they’re probably breathing all wrong.

Andy Roth, co-founder and head of…

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