Distinguished alum Alex Rampell, TrialPay co-founder and CEO, has agreed to join venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner, just months after selling the transactional advertising and payments startup to Visa for $116 million. Read more.
Stewart Coulter, Duke TIP Distinguished Alum, has been named to Business Insider’s list of “50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world.” Stewart is project manager for the robotic “Luke” Arm at DEKA Research and Development, helping empower people who have lost a limb. Named for Star Wars character Luke Skywalker, […]
TIP Summer Studies alum Alex Jacob (’97-’00) made Jeopardy history in April when he became one of the top-15 all-time Jeopardy winners. Alex won the 2006 United States Poker Championship and is now a currency trader in Chicago. His official winnings at the end of his Jeopardy run total $151,809. Read more.