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Duke ranks 20th among US universities in producing startup founders. Between 2006 and 2018, an estimated 415 Duke graduates founded 394 companies, and raised capital of $8.5 billion.

Source: Pitchbook

We're an integral part of the startup culture at Duke—recognized by Pitchbook, a leading tacker of public and private equity markets, as a one of the nation's Top 25 universities producing company founders.

”A big part of what we’re doing is demystifying the path for the student-founder," says Steven McClelland, executive in residence.

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