Innovation to Impact (I2I)

NEW The I2I program provides early-stage entrepreneurship ventures at Duke with the resources and hands-on support to get them “investor ready.” Make an appointment and we will put together an individualized development plan for your team. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact I&E team members Judd Staples at judd.staples@duke.edu or Dave Gooden at 919-684-0237 or davidmgooden@gmail.com

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OLV Consult

Meet with a representative of the Office of Licensing and Ventures to review your technology. OLV will assess whether the technology is appropriate for intellectual property protection (patents, copyright) and assist in identifying potential licensees and/or development partners.

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Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

BEN provides free executive guidance and mentorship to accelerate the growth trajectory of promising start-ups in the Research Triangle Park region. It includes sector experts, venture coaches, angel investors, and administrative and marketing support.

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Duke Law School Start-up Ventures Clinic

Legal advice and assistance to seed- and early-stage entrepreneurial ventures. The clinic assists clients in legal matters including formation, intellectual property protection, commercialization strategies, and operational issues.

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Groundwork Labs

GL is a community for selected entrepreneurs to test their idea and get expert guidance before they take their next step, whether that be getting their first round of funding, gaining admission to an accelerator, or bootstrapping their company to revenue.

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NCIDEA Office Hours

Offered every Friday, individuals and companies can ask general business questions and get advice and guidance from experienced mentors.

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I&E Events

Duke Hospital Exhibit: Meet the Artist, Painter David Gellatly at the Arts & Health Galleries

Arts & Health Galleries, Duke Hospital Concourse

March 1 – May 3, 2017

From Duke Gardens to Giverny

Paintings by David…

The Art of Risk-Taking: Tactical Tools for Taking Risks and Handling Fear, Failure & Rejection

How can you take risks consistent with your values? How can you better handle fear, failure, rejection and criticism? Having tools to…

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