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The 14th DukeGEN Startup Showcase - San Francisco

posted Feb 11, 2016, 7:39 AM by Vivian Chung   [ updated Jun 8, 2016, 4:37 PM by Howie Rhee ]
You're invited! Attend our 14th DukeGEN Startup Showcase in San Francisco. The DukeGEN Startup Showcase is a great event for learning about entrepreneurship, seeing the latest Duke startups, and meeting other entrepreneurial Dukies. We select several 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.

This event will be held on June 8th. 6pm - Networking and Food, 7pm - Event
Location: Google's office in San Francisco, 345 Spear St, 7th Floor

The Duke startups that will be pitching are:

Our panelists for this year's event include:
Shea DiDonna - Fuqua ’10
Founder & CEO at Zana
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheatatedidonna 

Josh Felser - T ’86, Fuqua ‘90
Cofounder at Freestyle and ClimateX
https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshfelser

Bob Ghoorah - Duke Law ‘97
Counselor/Investor
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-ghoorah-a3569

Jim Scheinman - T ‘88
Founding Managing Partner, Maven Ventures
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jscheinman 

Carlos Whitt - T ‘ 01
Entrepreneur
https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitt

Tim Wilson - Fuqua ‘83
Partner, Artiman Ventures
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-wilson-9ab6 

Magdalena Yesil
Founder - Broadway Angels
http://www.broadway-angels.com/magdalena-yesil-bio/

Diana Moldavsky - Fuqua '10
Partner, 500 Startups

Kip Frey - Duke Law '85
Duke Angel Network
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kipfrey

Notable past participants include:

Next steps: 
Want to attend? RSVP on SquadUp
- Want to watch the livestream? Watch live on YouTube (the program starts at 7pm PT) - For those of you unable to attend in person, watch the Startup Showcase live on Youtube! 


Organizers: 
- Matt Koidin '05, Pocket
- Jen Snook '04 '11
- Howie Rhee '04, Duke University
- Bobby Brenman '09, Google
- Tracie Henson Rotter '04, Google Ventures
- Chase Olivieri '11, PLUSfoam Technologies
- David Perkins '14, Avibe
- Vivian Chung '16, Duke Undergrad
- Neil Wu '19, Duke Undergrad (neil.wu@duke.edu)
- Coco Chen '19, Duke Undergrad (yike.chen@duke.edu)
 
Questions? Email us at dukegen@duke.edu
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