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April 06, 2022 | Tom Ballard

Wake Forest showcasing very successful young alum at “Entrepalooza” event

Nothing like a great aspirational role model for student entrepreneurs, and that’s what Wake Forest University is doing with the keynoter selected for tonight’s “Entrepalooza” event. It is billed as a celebration of entrepreneurship and Wake Forest student entrepreneurs.

Afton Vechery, a 2011 graduate of the institution and Co-Founder of Modern Fertility, recently sold her four-year old start-up for $225 million. The company provides at-home tests and digital tools to help women manage their fertility and be proactive about reproductive health. Prior to that company, Vechery led strategy and operations at various healthtech start-ups and was a product leader at 23andMe.

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