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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.

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Duke I&E Director to Join New Clean Energy Venture

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Eric Toone, vice provost and director of the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, will leave Duke at the end of May to join Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), a new $1.5 billion investor-led fund that will invest in clean energy…

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Red Hat Gift Spurs Open-Source Ideas at Duke

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Kaylyn McGuyrt of Wake Forest, North Carolina, lost her arm in an ATV accident. She now has a clinical-grade prosthetic arm, but many aspects of her job as a cake decorator — from spinning a cake stand to rolling out fondant — are…

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Triangle Universities Partnering to Attract Innovation Funding

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Four Triangle-area universities will partner to build an alumni network to invest in new ventures of the larger university community, with the help of a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the Duke Innovation &…

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Duke Angel Network invests in newborn screening company Baebies, Inc.

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The Duke Angel Network announced today an investment in Baebies, Inc., a Durham-based provider of newborn screening technologies that is developing new technology and new tests for diseases and conditions in newborn babies. This is the first…

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Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative Joins Durham.ID

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(Durham) The Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E) will move to the Imperial Building, located in the heart of the Durham Innovation District, this summer. The third floor of the Imperial Building will serve as the hub for all…

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‘Duke Angel Network’ To Connect Alumni Investors With Duke-Affiliated Startups

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Network will work alongside new philanthropic fund to begin making investments later this year
DURHAM, NC – Duke University is establishing a network of alumni experts to provide investment capital and other support to help entrepreneurs start…

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Duke Law Alumnus Endows Faculty Chair in School's Entrepreneurship Program

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DURHAM, N.C. (December 3, 2014) — Alumnus Karl Leo and his wife, Fay, have committed $1.25 million to Duke University to establish a new faculty chair in business law and entrepreneurship, one of the fastest-growing areas of study at the Duke…

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Maya Ajmera, Duke's Social Entrepreneur in Residence, receives Rotary's Global Service to Humanity Award.

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

Rotary recognizes Maya Ajmera for helping some of the world’s most vulnerable children transform their lives

EVANSTON, Ill. (May 27, 2014) — From the streets to the classroom, Maya Ajmera of Washington, D.C., has helped more than nine…

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Ajmera Appointed Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Duke

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DURHAM, NC – Maya Ajmera, who founded the non-profit Global Fund for Children while a graduate student at Duke, has been appointed the university’s first social entrepreneur in residence.

Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke community…

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