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NYC Investor Pitch Event on October 19, 2010 at Dogpatch Labs

posted Aug 3, 2010, 11:03 AM by Howard Rhee   [ updated Apr 5, 2011, 11:47 AM by Howie Rhee ]

Pitch to Duke early stage investors in New York City on October 19th!

Sponsored by SNR Denton

DukeGEN is hosting an event for Duke founders of "consumer internet" & "online media" ventures to present their business concepts to a panel of sophisticated early stage investors and venture capitalists. 

This event will be held on Tuesday, October 19th from 6:30-9:00pm in New York City at Dogpatch Labs at 36 East 12th Street, 2nd floor, NYC. This event is open to the entire Duke community and may be of particular interest to:

  • Entrepreneurs who seek funding for their ventures;
  • Angel investors and venture capitalists looking for new investment opportunities; and
  • Duke alumni who desire to develop contacts with other Blue Devils involved with new venture creation.

Our investor panel includes:

We received 39 applications from Duke startups and have selected and confirmed 8 Duke teams to pitch.
    • CoverHound (San Francisco, CA) - Basil Enan, Trinity '03 - Expedia for Car Insurance
    • Foodably (Palo Alto, CA) - Brian Schwartz, Trinity '09 - Dietary friendly local food recommendations
    • FriendCal (Durham, NC and New York, NY) - Andrew Brown, Trinity '11 and Lauren Gundrum, Trinity '09 - Bidding for your business
    • Medical Learning Games (Durham, NC) - Peter Lamar, Fuqua '12 -  Learning games for Health Professionals
    • MoxMe! (Mansfield Center, CT) - Danny Briere, Trinity '83, Fuqua '85 - Community-wide social calendaring platform
    • PhySmart (Springfield, VA) - Rachel Greenberg, Fuqua '99 - Connecting Medical Professionals to Vendors
    • Republic of Fun (Durham, NC) - Mike Rasmussen, Fuqua '03 - Crowd sourcing for game design
    • WingTips Interactive (New York, NY) - Kimberly Karpf Skelton, Trinity '03 - Social commerce tools to help friends share products they discover

Questions? Contact Tom Powell '09 at

Hosted by Tom Powell '09 with Howie Rhee '04 with help from Jozef Krakora '10
Sponsored by SNR Denton