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Venture capitalist Bruce Evans shares entrepreneurial fundraising advice at Chambers Lecture

Mar. 2, 2018—Every startup company begins with an idea, but as a group of aspiring entrepreneurs at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering learned Feb. 26, it is the funding behind the idea that ultimately determines success. As part of the Spring 2018 Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lecture, alumnus Bruce R. Evans, BE’81, senior adviser and chairman of Boston-based...

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Vanderbilt alum, retired CIA chief tech officer talks wearables

Feb. 27, 2015—A Vanderbilt engineering graduate who retired from the CIA discussed recently what wearable technology can do — including hand valuable information about users to hackers. A clip of Ira “Gus” Hunt appeared in a Fox News investigative piece on devices such as Fitbit and Jawbone, which people use to improve their health. The news report...

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