The Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program is a NYU-wide program sponsored by the Stern School’s Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation with support from the NYU Innovation Venture Fund (IVF). The EIR Program was created in order to support the growing rate of early-stage technology commercialization and entrepreneurship across the University.
EIRs are founders of or former senior executives from successful entrepreneurial ventures that work closely with NYU students, researchers, faculty and alumni who are founders of very early-stage ventures. The EIRs provide ad-hoc consulting, coaching and mentoring designed to help these founders progress their venture concepts to the next level. Specifically, EIRs assist entrepreneurs with critical issues such as: