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Grand Finale with J.B. Pritzker

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Join us for the Grand Finale with J.B. Pritzker '87

Part of the 11th Annual Duke Start-Up Challenge

Friday, April 8th, 7:30pm @ Fuqua's Fox Center and Geneen Auditorium
Join us for a special guest speaker, J.B. Pritzker '87. An entrepreneur, technology venture capitalist and philanthropist, J.B. Pritzker is a business and civic leader and a leading advocate for civil rights and young children in poverty.

He founded one of the Midwest’s leading venture capital firms, New World Ventures, and co-leads The Pritzker Group, a private investment firm. Mr. Pritzker is also a principal owner of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and TransUnion Corporation.

Led by Pritzker, the Pritzker Family Foundation is one of the nation’s leading philanthropists in early childhood education and development. He has also applied his entrepreneurial efforts as a tireless champion for human and civil rights both nationally and internationally, serving as Chairman of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and a principal funder of the Cambodia Tribunal Monitor.

And be prepared to vote for your favorite - the audience will be able to choose their favorite team when they hear the best teams give their pitches. Be sure to check out this exciting event. 

We'll be giving away an iPad 2! And free food, drink, and t-shirts for everyone!

6pm Food and drink provided @ Fuqua's Fox Center.  (ID required for alcoholic beverages) 
7:30 Kickoff in Geneen Auditorium @ Fuqua
7:40 Keynote by J.B. Pritzker '87
8:10 Competition
8:30 Audience Choice voting
8:35 Announce Awards
8:50 End of Program


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