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NYU Entrepreneurs Festival

November 4, 2011


Founders of NYU start-ups – including Foursquare, Symbol Technologies, The Knot, Audible, Etsy, area/code, deTect Biosciences, Interwoven, Media6Degrees, Anaderm, OMGPOP, and Diaspora, among many others – will gather at Washington Square for The NYU Entrepreneurs Festival, where they will share their successes, experiences, and challenges with hundreds of students, faculty, and alums. 

“The Festival is the latest demonstration of how vibrant and energetic the entrepreneurial spirit is across NYU’s 18 schools, colleges, and institutes,” said Frank Rimalovski, the Managing Director of the NYU Innovation Venture Fund.  “We have an outstanding line-up of panelists and presenters that reflect the diversity of innovations that come out of NYU labs and schools, and we’ll have a great crowd of people looking to be the next generation of NYU entrepreneurs.”




  • Dennis Crowley, founder/CEO of Foursquare
  • Shelley Harrison, founder/former CEO of Symbol Technologies
  • Don Katz, founder/CEO of Audible
  • Carley Roney, Rob Fassino, and  Michael Wolfson, co-founders of The Knot (now XO Group)
  • Fred Wilson, managing partner of Union Square Ventures (and NYU trustee)
  • And over 50 other NYU alums, student, and faculty entrepreneurs




Friday, Nov. 11, from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm, and Saturday Nov. 12, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm


NYU’s Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th St. (at Greene Street), Patron’s Lobby

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Entrepreneurship, alumni

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: John Beckman | (212) 998-6848

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