Follow our Journeys
Sharing success stories internal to Duke Capital Partners and external to our portfolio companies.
Associate Spotlight: Willa Townsend
Before I applied to Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business, I knew I wanted to be a part of Duke Angel Network. Read more of Willa's story here.
Cameo and Vestwell named to Forbes top 500 startup employers
Cameo is ranked #31 and Vestwell is #109! Kudos to Duke University alums Aaron Schumm, Steven Galanis, Arthur Leopold, Devon Townsend, and Melanie Steinbach.
Y Combinator names Embrace a Top and Breakthrough company
Embrace is one of Y Combinator’s Top Companies for 2022 with Airbnb, Coinbase, & DoorDash. Also, Embrace was named to YC's Breakthrough List, which highlights fast-growing companies.
Vestwell Announces Plan to Acquire BNY Mellon’s Sumday
Congratulations to Duke Angel Network portfolio company Vestwell on its acquisition of BNY Mellon’s $20B workplace savings unit, Sumday!
Associate Spotlight: Meredith Thompson
Three years ago, I started the JD/LLMLE program at Duke Law with a clear vision for my future: become a start-up lawyer. Read more of Meredith's journey here.
Duke Angel Network invests in medical device company Vertera Spine
Vertera Spine is an Atlanta-based medical device company that is addressing the unmet clinical need for improved spinal fusion solutions by developing and commercializing fusion devices using patented porous surface technology.