Category Archives: Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … Continue reading

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

Some of my MBA classmates have a traditional career path in mind, and others are passionate about creating their own business or organization. The Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) provides those students with a programmatic opportunity to develop their ideas into … Continue reading

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Gaining Insight on Business in India

If you follow this blog regularly, you have probably read about some of the recent events that the student body has organized, including Fuqua Idol, Dancing with the Faculty, etc. It’s difficult to be a student at Fuqua and not … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Fuqua is the Place to be for High Tech

When you think of Fuqua and the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area, the idea of a high tech hub may not be top of mind. However, after spending over a year in the area, I can assure you that it has everything … Continue reading

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Lessons from the “Bill Gates of India”

As part of Fuqua’s India Business Forum and the Distinguished Speaker Series, the student body had the unique privilege of hearing from Narayana Murthy, who is the founder and chairman emeritus of Infosys. Mr. Murthy, heralded as the “Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Rocket Scientist & Social Entrepreneur Recognized at Fuqua

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The below is a condensed version of the original post that is published on the CASE Notes blog. When you talk to Jim Fruchterman, the rocket scientist who founded Benetech, about his advice for social entrepreneurs, be prepared to drink … Continue reading

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Coming to Fuqua

One word was all it took to make over a year of intense exam preparation, school visits, application filling, recommendation coordinating, and essay writing all worthwhile; all the stress, anticipation, and occasional bouts of self-doubt nearly forgotten with just one … Continue reading

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The Challenge

Finding the Next Great Start-Ups The entrepreneurial spirit, it is said, is the lifeblood of the American economy. A passion for invention, reinvention, and innovation is what has distinguished us; the United States has the type of economic climate that … Continue reading

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Q and A with Kim, Part 2

Some common questions I get from prospective students include: Q: What is the class structure like at Fuqua? A: I never attended a class as a prospective student, so my first day of class was an eye-opening experience! Coming from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Business & Social Impact

In early February, the Duke MBA Net Impact Club hosted its annual Conference on Sustainable Business & Social Impact. The event drew scores of concerned and interested Fuqua students, and also attracted Nicholas School students, as well as numerous undergraduates. … Continue reading

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