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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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Three Teams From Duke Advance To Next Round Of Hult Prize

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This story originally appeared on Duke Today.
Recently, a panel of judges chose a team to represent Duke in the Hult Prize regionals, a leading collegiate social entrepreneurship competition. From the five semifinalists in the Duke round, there…

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From Duke Startup Challenge to Carbon Robotics Co-Founders

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Story by Katie Jansen | Video by Pilar Timpane
This package originally appeared on Duke Today.

Rosanna Myers and Dan Corkum both graduated from Duke in 2009. The pair met during their sophomore year via the Duke Startup Challenge, where they…

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Baby Food Company HaBaby Poised to Represent Duke in Hult Prize Regionals

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By Katie Jansen, Duke I&E
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

What began as an idea on Duke’s campus last semester is on its way to competing for one of the world’s top social entrepreneurship prizes.

Three seniors –…

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HackDuke Winners to Continue Work on Social Good Projects

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

Much like other hackathons, HackDuke brings students together for 24 hours to work on coding projects. But unlike other hackathons, HackDuke focuses on social good, and that…

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Duke I&E Certificate Students Immerse Themselves Abroad Via ACE Program

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By Katie Jansen | Photos courtesy of ACE students
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

In the summer of 2016, 21 student athletes from Duke joined 19 student-athletes from Stanford for the inaugural year of the Rubenstein-Bing…

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Student Entrepreneurs Pitch for Funding at Melissa & Doug Demo Day

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By Katie Jansen | Photos by Pilar Timpane
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

After boarding a flight at RDU, senior Judy Zhu greeted her fellow classmates through the plane’s PA system. “Welcome Melissa & Doug fellows,” she…

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Social Impact Startup Weekend Brings Ideas To Life

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By Katie Jansen | Photos by Katherine Black
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

Sarah Thelen walked in Friday evening with an idea, and she walked out Sunday afternoon with a draft of a business plan and $500 to pursue the…

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HackDuke Successfully Codes For Social Good

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By Katie Jansen | Photos by Pilar Timpane
This was originally published on Duke Today.

Juniors Yixin Lin and Michelle Chen both got involved with HackDuke during their first year at Duke – Yixin as a participant and Michelle as a volunteer.

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Women Social Entrepreneurs Share Tips of the Trade

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

Four female innovators told a Duke audience last week that social entrepreneurship was a way for women to challenge the status quo.

The four entrepreneurs spoke Nov. 16 at a…

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