We leverage the power of the global Duke community to invest in and support entrepreneurs, to educate and empower students, and to engage and activate our members' contributions to the University's innovation ecosystem.
We provide funding, mentorship, and support for select entrepreneurs with a Duke connection.
We train Duke students on all aspects of the investing process with hands-on experience.
We facilitate early-stage investment and growth opportunities for investors with a Duke connection.
Organization and Process
Duke Capital Partners is led by its Managing Director and a professional Operating Team. Our members are world-class experts from the global Duke entrepreneurial community. They are committed to helping portfolio founders and their companies reach their full potential. The Operating Team has extensive experience in fund management, diligence, and investor relations, and oversees the operations of both Duke Capital Partners and the Duke Innovation Fund. A team of student Associates learn about venture capital, startups, and assist with sourcing, screening, and diligence.