Duke University’s plan to turn alumni into startup investors

When entrepreneur Damien Hoffman left Duke University in 1999, it was a rude awakening. The Dot Com Bubble was bursting “so I went through that rodeo.”

Today, he’s the founder of The Cheat Sheet, a media company with more than 15 million monthly users. And he’s ready to pay that success forward.

On Wednesday, Duke University announced a vehicle that could help him do just that: the Duke Angel Network – a Blue Devil alumni network – and a new innovation fund aimed at turning Duke research into startups and jobs.

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