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The 13th Startup Showcase - Seattle

posted Dec 8, 2015, 1:34 PM by Vivian Chung   [ updated Jan 27, 2016, 6:14 PM ]

The 13th DukeGEN Startup Showcase will be held at Maveron in Seattle on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 from 5:30pm-8:30pm. 

The DukeGEN Startup Showcase is a great event for learning about entrepreneurship, seeing the latest Duke startups, and meeting other entrepreneurial Dukies. We select six startups founded by Dukies to pitch to a panel of Duke investors. See our blog posts summarizing past events: 2011 in NYC2011 in San Francisco, and 2010 in NYC.

The Duke startups that will be pitching are:

Actively Learn
Jay Goyal
Trinity 2001

Thomas Bates
Trinity 1997

Mod by Me
Milena Saboya
Fuqua 2007

Cade Netscher
Trinity 2016
No website yet

Megan Jayaraj
Fuqua 2016
No website yet

John Borofka
Pratt 2007

VIA Global Health
Noah Perin
Fuqua/Sanford 2006

Panelists include:
  • Kristina Bergman, Ignition Partners
  • David Harris or Rebecca Lovell, City of Seattle
  • Dan Levitan, Maveron
  • Court Lorenzini, CookBrite
  • Jimmy Rosen, Gates Foundation
  • Julie Sandler, Madrona Venture Group
  • Scott Weller, Radian Labs 
  • Bill Bryant, DFJ
Next Step:
Want to attend? RSVP on SquadUp
- We'll also be livestreaming on Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship's YouTube channel at 6:15pm PT. 
- Questions? Contact Jeremy Zaretzky at and Howie Rhee at


Hosted by 
Jeremy Zaretzky '00
Howie Rhee '04