Friday, November 13, 2009

Duke Start-Up Challenge Elevator Pitch Competition Stats

Duke Start-Up Challenge Elevator Pitch Competition Stats

Nice increase over last year.
Total pitches (counting by tracks) - 129 (up from 68 last year)
Total teams (unique) - 74

Undergrad - 38 (up from 17 last year)
Women - 17 (new track)

Energy and Environment - 15 (new track)
Healthcare & Life Sciences - 13 (up from 7 last year)
IT & Media - 20 (up from 16 last year)
Social Enterprises - 12 (down from 15 last year)
Products & Services - 14 (up from 13 last year)

Top Schools
Trinity - 29
Fuqua - 20
Pratt - 18
Grad School (Sciences) - 6
Pratt - Master of Engineering Management - 5
Law - 3
Nicholas (Environment) - 3


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Howie Rhee, MBA
Managing Director
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Room E167J
919-617-1123 mobile
www.fuqua.duke.edu/centers/cei

Duke Entrepreneurship Links:
- Entrepreneurship at Duke - www.EntrepreneurshipAtDuke.com
- A Duke Resource for Entrepreneurs: www.dukeVEN.com
- Weekly Education Series - www.dukeDEES.com
- Connect with Duke Entrepreneurs - www.dukegen.com
- Find a startup - www.startupmatchmaker.blogspot.com
- Duke Start-Up Challenge - www.dukestartupchallenge.org
- Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club - www.dukeevcc.com
- Twitter - http://twitter.com/EshipAtDuke
- Entering the Duke Start-Up Challenge? See example business plans - email me for a copy of Business Plan Pro (advert)

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