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Morris Tech Meetup - With Lucinda Duncalfe 
- Serial Entrepreneur/ CEO Real Food

We are very pleased to have Lucinda Duncalfe - a true serial entrepreneur this month. Currently Lucinda is Founder/CEO of Real Food, a start-up supporting people eating plant strong. She's been named E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year and the Iris Newman Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She has also founded and exited various startups over the years including TurnTide which was acquired by Symantec for $28 million only six months after founding. 

Lucinda's new startup, Real Food, supports people by encouraging them to eat plant strong. As mentioned she is a true serial entrepreneur, having founded and run a number of venture capital-backed technology companies. Most recently she was CEO of ClickEquations, an enterprise paid search management software-as-a-service company acquired by Channel Intelligence in 2011. Prior to leading ClickEquations, Lucinda co-founded and led TurnTide, an anti-spam technology company. TurnTide was acquired by Symantec for $28 million only six months after founding. Lucinda also served as President & CEO of Destiny WebSolutions, a venture-backed Inc. 500 winner that provided Internet strategy and implementation consulting to large financial institutions. While growing Destiny from $250,000 to $25 million in revenue Lucinda received many honors. She was named America’s 17th Most Influential Consultant by Consulting Magazine, won the Eastern Technology Council’s Enterprise Award for CEO of the Year, and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Philadelphia. She was recently named the Iris Newman Award Female Entrepreneur of the Year.

In addition to her CEO roles, Lucinda has held management positions at Infonautics, Automated Call Processing, SEI Investments, and American Express and she was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at First Round Capital. She has served on the boards of Monetate and Semprae Labs as well as not-for-profit boards including The Montessori School and World Affairs Council. She was an Eisenhower Fellow. She graduated cum laude from University of Pennsylvania and earned an MBA from the Wharton School in Entrepreneurial Management. Lucinda blogs here at and tweets @LucindaD.

Agenda for the evening is as follows:

6:30 to 7:00 Pizza & Networking

7:00 to 7:10 Updates

7:10 to 7:20 Audience/Member Announcements and Requests

7:20 to 7:30 Startup presentation #1 - Vlad Harut - CEO of GG Laboratories LLC 

7:30 to 7:40 Startup presentation #2 - Don Osmond - CEO of Fiftyfiver

7:40 to 7:50 Startup presentation #3 - Jonathan Cooper of StappingStone

7:50 to 8:20 Keynote speaker: Lucinda Duncalfe 
- Serial Entreprenuer and Founder/CEO of Real Food Works

8:20 to 9:00 Networking

After 9:00   Drinks at Vanderbilt's in the Hamilton Park Hotel 175 Park Ave Florham Park, NJ 07932 - Just exit through the Florham Road / Park Ave exit of FDU and you will see the Hotel on the left before you reach Park Ave. 

Directions - Complete directions to the FDU library are available here -

Parking - Park behind the library, across from of the dorms or in one of the larger (but further) lots. See the parking map below. 

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  • John C.

    A video of Lucinda's speech is now available here -

    March 11, 2014

  • Arthur F.

    One of the important perspectives I get from listening to a serial entrepreneur like Lucinda is that there are almost always a lot of problems and challenges to be met to get to success. It is important not to get so discouraged that you give up prematurely, not to mistake adversity for failure and not to come away from a failure believing you cannot ever succeed with an idea in the future.

    December 13, 2013

  • Paul H.

    Great presentations last night by the four start-ups founders. Jonathan Cooper did a great job telling the story of Stapping Stone, and the standout was Lucinda Duncalfe. She gave a great talk about her vast background with enterprise software start-ups, and the latest company she founded Being a flexitarian myself, this was one of my favorite Morris Meetup events and the topic is a personal passion. Food is the real medicine.

    December 12, 2013

  • Mark D. B.

    Extremely excellent!

    1 · December 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I enjoyed listening to Lucinda Duncalfe, she's got a wealth of business experience.

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Conor T M.

    Lucinda Duncalfe, genuine individual, no filter, no bs telling a spade a spade. Thank you for a great presentation.

    December 11, 2013

  • Herb Palmer j.

    Really great event, "Lucinda Duncalfe knocked it out of the park " Making choices in real time with real money is 100% more important then reading it in any book, even mine... Herb Palmer jr author The lobster and the chicken.

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Bill S.

    Hi Folks: Regrettably I had to back out for tomorrow's event; hope my changed RSVP enables someone else to attend. Enjoy the session, All. And remember, if you're looking for Programmers / Developes, Distant Job can find you tier-1 candidates at 1/3 the hourly cost you'd expect!

    December 10, 2013

  • Arthur F.

    I am the Founder and leader of the Innovation Global Network, an online professional network focused on helping people and companies submit and find opportunities, best practices and the the experts they need to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and growth.

    2 · November 15, 2013

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