Young Entrepreneur in Residence (YEiR) Interns


Joe Bartell, Duke University

Joe is a 2014 MBA candidate in The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University with concentrations in Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship & Innovation. At Fuqua, Joe is actively involved in the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club (EVCC) and participating in Duke’s Program For Entrepreneurs (P4E), working on a startup scheduled to launch in late 2013.

Prior to pursuing his MBA, Joe worked as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Consulting. He is an experienced, business-focused technologist concentrated on helping companies leverage technology to realize measurable operational and financial results. Furthermore, Joe has helped several multi-national companies transform their financial and supply chain processes through the use of various enabling technologies.

In his free time, Joe enjoys running, international travel, watching baseball and playing soccer. Joe holds a bachelor degree with dual concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.

Andrew Lin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Andrew is currently pursuing his MBA at Kenan-Flagler (UNC) with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Consulting. Prior to coming to Chapel Hill, Andrew worked extensively in the entrepreneurial realm. He has started or worked with ventures in the educational, non-profit, digital app and e-commerce sectors. In addition to working with NC IDEA and the IDEA Fund Partners, Andrew runs the popular work from home website Ticketpuller.

Andrew is from Ann Arbor, Michigan, having lived there most of his life. He graduated Honors with Distinction with a Bachelor's in Business Administation (BBA) from the University of Michigan's Stephen M Ross School of Business where he concentrated in Finance.

Andrew enjoys playing football and basketball, rooting for his Michigan Wolverines and catching up on his favorite TV shows.

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