NBC News acquires Stringwire, started by NYU Alum Phil Groman, Entrepreneur
Congratulations to Phil Groman ('13) and his company Stringwire (stringwire.com) for their recent acquisition by NBC News. Stringwire was developed by Groman as a service for news organizations to request video from a network of verified contributors with connected mobile devices of streaming videos across the globe.
NYU Initiates Summer Launchpad—a 10-week Accelerator Program for Graduating Entrepreneurs
Thu, May 30, 2013
Next Monday, June 3rd, NYU will kick off the NYU Summer Launchpad—a 10-week accelerator program that will provide graduating NYU student-entrepreneurs with the skills, space, funding, and mentoring needed to help them launch commercially viable startup ventures.
NYU Teams Win $200K in Stern's 2012-2013 Entrepreneurs Challenge
Tue, May 14, 2013
NYU’s most promising innovators received a combined $200,000 in startup cash at the annual $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge held by NYU Stern’s Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
Three NYU-Affiliated Startups Picked for Spring 2013 Class of TechStars NYC
Mon, Apr 15, 2013
Three startups affiliated with NYU have been selected as part of the spring 2013 class of TechStars NYC—a popular accelerator that provides mentoring and financing for entrepreneurs.
NYU Entrepreneurs (magical, inspiring, all around awesome) Festival
Thu, Mar 7, 2013
How often are you inspired, pushed to your limits, and feel included in a supportive community bigger than yourself (simultaneously) for 48 hours? I am not sure about you, but for me personally, this trifecta is hard to come by. Life gets in the way.
Which Schools Graduate The Most Entrepreneurs?
Wed, Mar 6, 2013
If you're graduating soon and looking to start your own business or join a startup, you’re not alone. There’s a massive amount of money flowing into startups these days and it’s a potentially lucrative but definitely exciting career prospect. For example, did you know that nearly $13 billion worth of investment went to graduates from six schools? What are those six schools you ask?
Entrepreneurs don't need to code to find success
Tue, Mar 5, 2013
Want to be an entrepreneur? Great. Don't know how to code? Don't waste time learning. When aspiring entrepreneurs crowded into New York University's Tisch Hall looking for resources, mentors, co-founders and money, they left with a lesson they didn't expect: You don't have to love algorithms (much less understand them) to be an entrepreneur.
Square Founder Jack Dorsey and Union Square’s Fred Wilson Chat at NYU
Mon, Mar 4, 2013
Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square and Twitter's executive chairman, made his way back to New York University for a fireside chat Friday with Fred Wilson, the co-founder of Union Square Ventures. Dorsey, an NYU alum, talked about his early startup days and how his latest endeavor is evolving.
Groundbreaking NSF Program to Support Academic Entrepreneurs
Fri, Mar 1, 2013
The National Science Foundation selected a consortium of CUNY, NYU and Columbia to establish a regional node for its groundbreaking Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program that prepares academic researchers to become entrepreneurs and speeds the commercialization of their research.