The Innovators’ Spark

Are you excited about developing your entrepreneurial mindset during your time at Fuqua? Whether you have an idea for a new venture, you plan to invest in others’ innovations, or you will transform existing companies by bringing big ideas to life, you are invited to participate in The Innovators’ Spark. The Innovators’ Spark – the official kickoff to entrepreneurship and innovation at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. The Innovators’ Spark is hosted by Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Duke. All Fuqua students are welcome. Register here.

  • When: Monday, August 1, 2022, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Pre-event happy hour on Sunday, July 31, 2022, 6:00pm at Washington Duke patio
  • Where: Kirby Reading Room at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University


Start Time [ET]SessionLed by
Sunday, July 31
6:00pmHappy Hour at Washington Duke patioDuke I&E
Monday, August 1
9:00amIce-breaker welcome and overviewProf. Jamie Jones
Amy Linnane
9:30amEntrepreneurship pathways and resourcesProf. Jamie Jones
Amy Linnane
10:00amStudent matchmaker – share an idea or passion areaAll innovators
12:30pmEntrepreneurial career pathsFuqua alumni entrepreneurs
1:30pm“Lemons to Lemonade” exerciseProf. Jamie Jones
2:30pmConclusion & next stepsProf. Jamie Jones
Amy Linnane