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Entrepreneurship Success Stories

Entrepreneurship is a trademark of Duke Electrical & Computer Engineering.

The Duke ECE community has a strong track record of turning research breakthroughs and innovative ideas into thriving companies. 

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AI Security Screening Start-up Valued at $1.7B Goes Public in SPAC Deal

Evolv is transforming the physical security industry as the first AI-enabled touchless security bag screening system in the market

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Duke Technology Powers First Pure-Play Quantum Computing Company to Wall Street

With a market capitalization valued around $2 billion, IonQ becomes the first publicly traded company focused solely on quantum computing

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Startup Stories

Learn about a few of the startups that have spun out of Duke ECE labs

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Tyrata Tire Tread Monitoring System Extends Bus Tire Life

GoDurham bus system saves $1,000 annually per vehicle with Tyrata’s IntelliTread® tire monitoring system