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Duke Angel Network

The Duke Angel Network is a group of Duke alumni angel investors that provide support and capital for select Duke-affiliated companies. The Duke Angel Network is dedicated to connecting, supporting, and cultivating the Duke entrepreneurial community and actively matches Duke alumni expertise with portfolio companies to drive growth.

Since its inception in 2015, the Duke Angel Network has grown to over 110 members, evaluated well over 300 companies, and invested $6.1 million in 16 companies

Duke Angel Network Portfolio Companies

Baebies, Inc.: Durham, NC—Medical diagnostics

Carbon Robotics: San Francisco, CA—Manufacturing technology

Enso: San Francisco, CA—Medical device, wearable

FanBeat: Atlanta, GA—Consumer app, sports

GoldenKey: Durham, NC—Software, real estate

InnAVasc: Durham, NC—Medical device, implantable

MATI Energy: Raleigh, NC—Consumer goods, beverage

RackN: Austin, TX—Enterprise IT, infrastructure

Testive: Boston, MA—Software, education

Vertera Spine: Atlanta, GA—Medical device, implantable

Vestwell: New York, NY—Software, financial services

WRIGHT: New York, NY—Consumer goods, mattress & bedding

Win-Win: Oakland, CA—Consumer app, sports

BioMetrix: Durham, NC—Medical device, wearable

410 Medical: Raleigh, NC—Medical device, instrument

MetaBrite: Seattle, WA—Software, analytics

Learn more about the Duke Angel Network at its website:

Rich West E’79


“We are thrilled to have the experienced group from the Duke Angel Network as one of our investors. They share our vision that every baby deserves a healthy start.”

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