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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 

Josh Felser - T ’86, Fuqua ‘90
Cofounder at Freestyle and ClimateX

Bob Ghoorah - Duke Law ‘97

Jim Scheinman - T ‘88
Founding Managing Partner, Maven Ventures 

Carlos Whitt - T ‘ 01

Tim Wilson - Fuqua ‘83
Partner, Artiman Ventures 

Magdalena Yesil
Founder - Broadway Angels

Diana Moldavsky - Fuqua '10
Partner, 500 Startups

Kip Frey - Duke Law '85
Duke Angel Network

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! 

- 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 (
- Coco Chen '19, Duke Undergrad (
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