• Investment Team

    The Investment division manages Duke’s first and only impact VC fund. We manage $100K, the largest sum ever entrusted to a student group by Duke University. We source social impact startups to invest in and conduct due diligence on deals that fit our investment criteria in the sectors of education and health, fintech, consumer products, energy and environment.

    William Xie

    Co-Director of Investment

    William is a junior from Shanghai, China studying Economics and Computer Science. He joined DIIG's investment division in freshman fall and is excited to serve as Co-director this year. This past summer, he interned at Orion Energy Partners, an energy investment firm in New York. During his free time, William enjoys playing soccer and supporting Man United, speed cubing, skiing, as well as traveling around the world.

    Zach Burd

    Co-Director of Investment

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