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The Vaporizing Cigarette

Vaporizing is among the safest ways to deliver nicotine to users. We've made the cheapest vaporizer possible, and it looks like a cigarette.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Durham, NC, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

No established company. The product was independently developed to a solid, fully functional prototype.


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    Vikram Kumar

    USC Undergraduate in Economics, May 2011.

    Co-patent for Vaporizing Cigarette, Provisional Patent, June 2011.

    Interests include screenwriting (Beverly Hills Film Festival - 2nd place Screenplay competition, May 2007), chess (placements in local competitions), college debate (Novice State Champion, May 2009).

    Vikram and Jay conceived the product idea after observing their father, a Pulmonologist who treats lung cancer patients.

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    Jay Kumar

    Student at Duke University, pursuing an undergraduate degree (final semester) in Economics, Finance Concentration, Minor in Psychology.

    Deutche Bank Finance Competition Winner, 2009.
    Work experience: Waha Capital in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Summer Intern, Investment Banking/Asset Management Division, May 2011 - August 2011

    Micro Capital Research. Research Intern, December 2009 - March 2010.

    Duke Investment Club. Equity Analyst, August 2008-Prese


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    Eric L. Tanezaki, Stetina Law (

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