Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Join the Startup Matchmaker Directory; Summer 2012 Updates from Duke


Free T-Shirt! Join the Startup Matchmaker Directory

Want to match with a Duke-led startup?  Or do you have a startup idea and want to find Duke co-founders and talent?
 
Join over 500 other Dukie's in the DukeGEN Startup Matchmaker Directory, for students, alumni, and the entire Duke community.
 
We'll give free Duke Start-Up Challenge t-shirts to those of you that have signed up by September 13th, on a first come, first served basis)
 
Joining the Startup Matchmaker Directory is a great first step towards forming a team for the Duke Start-Up Challenge.
 
 
Vote for Bryan Silverman

Current Duke undergraduate student Bryan Silverman has a chance to win Entrepreneur Magazine's College Entrepreneur of 2012 award, with his startup, Star Toilet Paper.  
 
Check out his startup and vote here: http://www.entrepreneur.com/e2012college#696
 
Voting ends September 17th.
 

Duke programs in Silicon Valley

Congratulations to the ten Duke students who participated in this summer's Duke programs in Silicon Valley.  Five worked at Duke-led startups, and five worked on starting their own companies at DogPatch Labs.
 
 
500 attendees at 10th DukeGEN Networking Event

Over 500 Dukies RSVP'ed to attend our multi-city networking events in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, LA, NYC, Research Triangle (Durham), San Francisco, and Washington D.C.
 
Our next event will be on November 15th.  Want to host one in your city?  Contact Nancy White at ngump@duke.edu and Howie Rhee at hwr2@duke.edu


Congratulations to Corengi, Winners of the Angel Pitch Event

We held our 5th DukeGEN Angel Pitch Event (sponsored by Freestyle Capital and SVB), in front of a packed audience of Duke alumni.  Congratulations to Ryan Luce and his startup Corengi, for taking the top prize from the panel of judges.
 
Check out our blog post summarizing the event. The next DukeGEN Angel Pitch Event is scheduled for October 2012.
 
Thanks to our event sponsor:
 


Join AngelList

For those of you who don't know, AngelList has become one of the top destinations for startups and angel investors to meet one another. There are 107 Duke startups and 164 Duke alumni who are members of the site already, but we think that more of you could (and possibly should) take advantage of AngelList.
 
See the rankings of colleges on AngelList (http://angel.co/colleges)
 
We encourage you to sign up for AngelList and get familiar with it. Who knows, it may lead to your next investment!  Visit AngelList


Congratulations and Updates!
Recent entrepreneurship milestones from the Duke community.
Notable event?  Email Howie Rhee at hwr2@duke.edu

Read interviews with Duke entrepreneurs
We've interviewed dozens of Duke entrepreneurs and investors.  Get inspired!  Read them here.



About DukeGEN
The goal of this group is to be a sophisticated and active network that helps create debate, dialogue, and productive connections between Duke entrepreneurs.  We are providing the energy and coordination to encourage Duke entrepreneurs, around the globe, to connect and increase their chances of success.


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