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Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua

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October 1, 2019

students posing for a group photo during the Prodigy event, gaining entrepreneurial experience

Coming into Fuqua, I had many ideas about how to spend my two years. One of them was to pursue entrepreneurship, and business school has helped me tremendously in that regard

My Entrepreneurial Journey During Business School

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July 9, 2019

a couple dozen entrepreneurial students posing for a group photo

If you have an entrepreneurial itch, business school is a great time to scratch it

Top 6 Reasons Entrepreneur Plus MBA Equals Unlimited Potential

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August 17, 2018

students in the Fuqua Executive MBA (EMBA) Program describe their business plans to their classmates during an entrepreneurship workshop

In my career, I’ve been fortunate to experience business from many vantage points. I’ve led companies as an entrepreneur and know firsthand the struggles and excitement of a startup. I’ve also experienced a…

A Guide to Entrepreneurship at Duke

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August 7, 2018

Students listen to a speaker during a classroom session on entrepreneurship at Duke

I’m incredibly proud of the resources that Duke University has invested in the innovation and entrepreneurship space. Prospective MBA students who want a comprehensive overview of all the amazing offerings focused on entrepreneurship…

Launching Ideas: The Inaugural Social Impact Startup Weekend

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April 5, 2017

A presenter discusses social impact ideas with the participants

When I walked into Duke’s innovation center, “The Bullpen,” to participate in the Fuqua Net Impact club’s inaugural Social Impact Startup Weekend, I had no idea what to expect. Many of the participants were students…

How Fuqua Molded Me into an Entrepreneur

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March 18, 2016

Our winning team at the 2016 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Contest

A few weeks ago, a number of newly admitted students descended on Fuqua for Blue Devil Weekend. I was reminded that 2 short years ago, I was the newly admitted student trekking to Durham…

Social Impact Meets Business Conference

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November 13, 2013

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…

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

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May 23, 2013

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…

Gaining Insight on Business in India

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May 21, 2013

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…

5 Reasons Fuqua is the Place to be for High Tech

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January 18, 2013

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…

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