Watch the 7th DukeGEN Angel Pitch Event

posted Jun 10, 2013, 11:09 AM by Howie Rhee   [ updated Jun 12, 2013, 2:21 PM ]
- Want to watch the livestream? Watch live on YouTube (the program starts at 7pm PT) or try the Duke Today link

The DukeGEN Angel Pitch Event is a great event for learning about entrepreneurship, seeing the latest Duke startups, and meeting other entrepreneurial Dukies.  We selected seven startups founded by Dukies to pitch to a panel of Duke investors. See our blog posts summarizing past events: 2011 in NYC, 2011 in San Francisco, and 2010 in NYC.
This event will be livestreamed on Wednesday, June 12th from 6:00-9:00pm from Google’s San Francisco Office (345 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105).

The Duke startups that will be pitching are:
  • AnyCloud, Inc. - Personal Meta Cloud 
    • Brian Jenkins, 1991, Palo Alto, CA, 
  • Coursefork - We are Github for courses. 
    • Elliott Hauser, 2005, Durham, NC, 
  • Dynamo Micropower - Alternative Energy Genset 
    • Jason Ethier, 2010, Boston, MA, 
  • Ink* - World's first online tutoring marketplace 
    • Melvin Hines, 2011, Durham, NC, 
  • Jobbertunity - Eliminating manual resume drop at career fairs 
    • Ameya Kulkarni, 2013, San Francisco, CA, and Amy Vaduthalakuzhy, 2013, San Francisco, CA,
  • Peer - Connect unacquainted professionals over live video 
    • Ofer Baharav, 2007, San Francisco, CA, 
  • Your Perfect Beauty - Yelp for Beauty Products 
    • Daisy Jing, 2010, Los Angeles, 

Our panelists for this year's event include:
- Josh Felser '86 '90, Freestyle Capital 
- Jay Jamison '92, BlueRun
- Jim Scheinman '88, Maven Ventures
- Ash Fortuna, AngelList

Notable past participants include:
Getable (formerly Rentcycle), Tim Hyer
Coverhound, Basil Enan
The Daily Muse, Kathryn Minshew
Hukkster, Katie Finnegan

Prize will include a review of the winning team by Naval Ravikant, co-founder of AngelList

Thank you to our sponsor!

Next steps:
- Want to watch the livestream? Watch live on YouTube  (the program starts at 7pm PT) or try the Duke Today link
- Want to attend?  RSVP on Eventbrite

- Basil Enan '03, Coverhound
- Matt Koidin '05, Pocket
- Shaan Puri '10, Monkey Inferno
- Howie Rhee '04, Duke University
- John Solomon '03, SuperBetter Labs 

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