WWF

Project

Nature Based Solutions Investment Structures

Summary: Understand financial and investment structures in the climate and conservation space applicable to landscape nature based solutions investing. We seek to understand the suite of interventions so that we can apply them as appropriate to our priority landscape work.

Categories:

Finance, Strategy

Client

Location: Washington, DC

Industry:

Environmental

Type:

Non-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

ADM

Project

Biochar Business Case for ADM

Summary: Develop a business case and dynamic financial model for the production of biochar, the use or monetization of byproducts (i.e., pyrolysis oil, steam, carbon credits), and evaluate the potential impact to ADM’s Strive 35 sustainability goals.

Categories:

Finance, Operations, Other, Strategy, Technology

Client

Location: Chicago, IL

Industry:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

EMBA

Center:

EDGE

Highland Ventures

Project

Highland Water & Ice - Strategy

Summary: Highland Ventures is looking to make a strategic decision on an operating subsidiary, Highland Pure Water & Ice, on whether to sell it, invest further resources into it, or look to sell in the future.

Categories:

Finance, Market Research, Operations, Strategy

Client

Location: Glenview, IL

Industry:

Real estate

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

Strategy

M&F Bank

Project

ECIP Deployment

Summary: Identify marketing and business strategies that will help the client generate loan activity in targeted populations as a requirement of the ECIP investment.

Categories:

Finance, Marketing Strategy, Strategy, Technology

Client

Location: Durham, NC

Industry:

Banking, Finance & Insurance

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

Strategy

DEI Directive

Project

Software Product GTM Planning

Summary: Robust Go to Market Strategy for a Saas Business

Categories:

Finance, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Operations, Strategy

Client

Location: Charlotte, NC

Industry:

Software

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

Strategy

Duke Athletics

Project

Duke Athletics Auction Site

Summary: Assist in maximizing revenue generation for the auction site by providing info on three (3) areas 1) research on auction items/ experiences other schools, professional franchises, and other organizations are providing, 2) information regarding pricing and the length each item should be out to bid, 3) who is the most appropriate audience and how to reach them.

Categories:

Finance, Market Research, Marketing Strategy

Client

Location: Durham, NC

Industry:

Other

Type:

University Affiliate

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

Strategy

Glenfarne Group

Project

Hydrogen Project Financing

Summary: Research and analyze available project finance opportunities for hydrogen bridge-fuel projects with financial commitment requirements over the next 5 years. Recommend best-in-class options and structures to facilitate the construction of hydrogen production, distribution, and consumption projects.

Categories:

Finance

Client

Industry:

Energy

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

ChowNow Inc.

Project

Enabling rentention and acquisition at low CAC

Summary: How can we improve our retention and acquisition on platform while staying within our budget?

Categories:

Analytics, Finance, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Operations, Strategy

Client

Location: Culver City, CA

Industry:

Food, Beverage & Tobacco

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

I&E

Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center

Project

Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training Center 2.0

Summary: Defined a strategy to be sustainable, both short-term and long-term, following the expiration of the Duke Endowment which was funding their day-to-day operations.

Categories:

Finance, Operations, Strategy, Technology

Client

Location: Durham, NC

Industry:

Other

Type:

University Affiliate

Details

Year:

2018-2019

Program:

EMBA

Center:

CASE