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Enterprise Futures Network

EFN's mission is to empower university entrepreneurs. Founded in 2003, our over 150 expert mentors coach ventures at ten top institutions.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Other
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

EFN is a non-profit that educates students in entrepreneurship by connecting them with volunteer mentors and venture mentoring services. EFN serves ten universities including: Duke University, Indian School of Business, NYU, Rice, Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan, and the University of Washington. Our venture academy serves specific teams. Teams apply here -


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    Thomas Jensen

    Thomas Jensen has helped create several new enterprises that use technology to address important problems in energy, environment, manufacturing and supply chain. Tom has had a successful start up and consulting career. He founded EFN and two software ventures . He served as SAIC's Global Practice Director for Sustainable Solutions. He earned a BA in economics from University of California at Los Angeles and an MA from the Claremont Colleges.

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    Jean-Bernard Duler

    Jean-Bernard Duler has a 25 year background in business creation, management and consulting including as the founder of Esurance, which was recently acquired by Alstate for $1 billion. Currently, he is active with EFN's university programs and an angel investor. Previously, he founded Duler and Co. which was acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher in 2012. Before that he was a founder and was the CEO of Formatics Technologies, a software company forme