In The News

GreenGear Supply Co. Wins Sustainable Venture Prize

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When Monika Dharia ’19 was looking for rain gear product lines at Duke, she realized there weren’t any eco-friendly options for ponchos—the only products on the market were disposable and petroleum-based.

As someone passionate about…

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Innovators Represent Duke at ACCelerate Festival

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At the second annual ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, teams from schools belonging to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) traveled to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to showcase their work for crowds totaling…

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Duke Partners With UNICEF on Innovation Accelerator

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At UNICEF’s recent annual summit, Duke alumna Selwyn Rayzor represented the University on a panel about UNICEF’s partnerships, speaking about the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator.

The Accelerator—a partnership between Duke I&E and UNICEF…

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Spring Research Conference to Convene Triangle-Area Entrepreneurship Scholars

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In Fall 2018, the Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted its inaugural I&E Research Symposium at the Bullpen in downtown Durham’s innovation district. Scholars, primarily from Duke and UNC, presented and discussed early-stage…

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Entrepreneurs Share Leadership Lessons at Women's Conference

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On February 23, more than 50 Duke women spent their Saturday with Duke alumnae leaders in entrepreneurship.
 
This year’s “Lessons From Women Entrepreneurs,” hosted by Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship, focused on themes of mentorship,…

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Competitions

2019 Global Social Innovation Challenge

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2019 Global Social Innovation Challenge
A social venture competition for students focused on sustainable change

The GSIC is a social venture competition that recognizes, resources, and rewards student-led social ventures focused on sustainable…

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Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs Demo Day 2018

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At the Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs Demo Day this year, 15 groups pitched to an audience of about 100, including investors. Out of the 15, 7 were alumni-led and 8 were student-led. This year, approximately $170,000 was committed on…

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The Dean Yep Jr. Memorial Prize

Published: 7 months ago | 0 comments

This year a new prize will be awarded as part of the annual Duke Startup Challenge. The Dean Yep, Jr. Memorial Prize will honor Dean Yep, Jr., a beloved member of the Fuqua School of Business Class of 2012, who passed away in 2016. A fervent…

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Duke Angel Network is Recruiting New Members

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The Duke Angel Network is now recruiting new members to be a part of the only Duke-affiliated angel investment group.
“We are looking for accredited investors who are interested in high growth startups with a Duke connection,” said Salman…

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New I&E Course Offerings for Fall 2018

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IE-290-01 Special Topics – Media, Entertainment & Tech
Students will get a deeper understanding of the media and entertainment space and entrepreneurial thinking, as well as context around players in today’s media and…

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