Together we can make the greatest impact. 

The Duke I&E Network is a vibrant community of diverse innovators and entrepreneurs who are changing the world. Our mentors, who possess a broad and deep range of talent and experience, provide vital guidance and connections to our community. 

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Mentors in Residence

Duke I&E Mentors in Residence are a small group of seasoned entrepreneurs who have started and scaled various types of ventures. Duke students can schedule 1:1 time with a mentor to discuss venture ideas, learn how to talk to potential customers, gain access to additional support resources, and ideate on next steps for growing your venture or innovation.

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Chijioge Nwogu, MBA
Co-founder and CEO, GameFlo
Former CFO, Bloomberg Sports
Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship

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Rachael Classi, MBA '14
Founder & CEO, Tiny Earth Toys

Duke I&E Connector Corps 

Duke I&E Connectors Corps members support the Duke I&E Network by offering advice and connections to Duke alumni, students, and other community members who are looking to explore or expand an innovative or entrepreneurial pursuit. These seasoned entrepreneurs and innovators are volunteers who care deeply about building and strengthening the Duke I&E Network and supporting others on their innovation and entrepreneurship journey. 

Coming soon: Schedule time with a Connectors Corps member.

Ask a Blue Devil 

Use a simple form to ask a question, seek advice, or request introductions, and Ask a Blue Devil’s AI technology will match you up with experts from the 185,000-strong Duke alumni community.