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AlleyWatch: Inside the Mind of a New York VC: Frank Rimalovski of NYU Innovation Venture Fund
Alumni Connect: What Do Luxury Bedding and Disappearing Tattoos Have in Common?
HashtagNYU: 9 Awesome Startups from the 2017 NYU Summer Launchpad
NYU Local: NYU Entrepreneurs to Tackle Innovation Challenge at Healthcare Makerthon
NYU Tandon: Launching Student Entrepreneurs to Startup Success
Thomson Reuters - State of Innovation: Eyes on the prize: Demonstrating impact to funders
ABC News 10: Blackstone expands student startup program to 5 NY colleges
American Entrepreneurship: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Talks Next “Big Idea” at NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
AVC: Fred Wilson's Blog: The NYU Tandon School Of Engineering
Bloomberg: Getting Ph.D.s to Think Like Entrepreneurs
CNBC: Why accelerators are getting hotter than B school
DNA info: NYU 'Launchpad' Graduates First Class of Budding Entrepreneurs
Forbes: Startup Schools: America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2014
Forbes: From $75K To $500K: How NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge Kickstarted CourseHorse
Fox 5 NY News: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute & Leslie eLab where professors and mentors help students get their businesses started.
HashtagNYU: 9 Inventive New Start-Ups Developed by NYU Students & Alumni
Inc.: How New York University Adopted the Lean LaunchPad Class
Inc. Magazine: 4 Things Airbnb's Brian Chesky Thinks All Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Inc. Magazine: How These Two Top-Notch Universities Are Encouraging Entrepreneurship
New York Times: Universities Race to Nurture Start-Up Founders of the Future
Newsweek: Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, on His Disruptive Idea That Started Small
Newsweek: How to Succeed in Silicon Valley: Have a Really Great Bad Idea
Newsweek: "Disruptive companies always face legal challenges," said Tom Griffiths, co-founder of FanDuel, speaking at NYU's Founders Unplugged series.
NYU: NYU Incubated Start-Up Geometric Intelligence Acquired By Uber
NYU Dept of Chemistry: Chemistry Postdoc and Students Win 1st Place in the $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge
NYU Local: Students Hold Fifth Annual Entrepreneurs Festival
NYU Public Affairs: New York University Receives Grant for Entrepreneurship Program from Blackstone Charitable Foundation
NYU Public Affairs: NYU affiliated startups selected as part of the spring 2013 class of TechStars NYC
NYU Public Affairs: The English Major's Guide to Hackathons
NYU Steinhardt: How Steinhardt Entrepreneurs Are Using Technology in the Arts
NYU Stern: Teams Win $300K in the 2016-2017 Entrepreneurs Challenge
NYU Tandon: Tandon Student Triumphs at NYU-Yale Pitchoff
NYU Tisch: ITP in NYU Leslie eLab Summer Launchpad
Observer: Running Out of Money Is Not a Milestone
Pando: Frank Rimalovski on the importance of entrepreneurship at schools
Washington Square News: Airbnb CEO talks his roots, entrepreneurial success
Washington Square News: NYU among top startup schools for women
Washington Square News: Leslie eLab fosters entrepreneurial spirit
Washington Square News: NYU entrepreneurial teams to join Cornell summit
Washington Square News: Blackstone LaunchPad Caters to NYU Entrepreneurs
Washington Square News: Libby Edelman Announced as First Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker
Washington Square News: The Entrepreneurs Issue
Washington Square News: Founding CTO of Audible To Be Final Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker
Washington Square News: Ragy Thomas Named as Second Keynote Speaker for Entrepreneurs Festival
Washington Square News: Leslie eLab reflects on first year
NYU Startup News
Business Insider: Smart Vision Labs wants to give you an eyeglass prescription without you having to set foot in an optometrist's office
Forbes: This Brooklyn Couple Went From Selling Sheets From Their Apartment To Raising $10 Million
New York Magazine: Doing yoga, cardio, and a bootcamp in Physiclo leggings
Reuters: Tactonic Technologies is the startup behind this life-changing solution, as featured by Reuters, and was founded by NYU Courant Professor Ken Perlin and Charles Hendee.
The Ringer: Vengo cofounder, Brian Shimmerlik (Stern '13) has teamed up with Snapchat goggles as the vending machine distributor at its 5th Ave shop.
AlleyWatch: On the LaunchPad: Kinvolved, an Ed-tech to Help Decrease School Drop-Out Rates
AlleyWatch: 30 SaaS Women Founders in NYC That You Should Know Featuring Kinvolved
Bedford + Bowery: Transfernation, the ‘Uber for Food Waste,’ Will Take Care of Those Holiday Party Leftovers
Brown: Geopipe, Co-Founded By Thomas Dickerson, Wins $100K At The NYU $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge
Built in NYC: ShopDrop wants to connect fashion lovers with affordable designer goods
Business insider: How this 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur negotiated hard for a $2 million deal with Kevin O'Leary and Lori Greiner
Business Insider: These (Brooklinen) sheets are one of the best purchases I’ve ever made — here’s why
Business News Daily: Behind the Business Plan: Physiclo
Business News Daily: Behind the Business Plan: Keen Home
CBS New York: Brooklyn Farm headed by NYU Faculty, Mitch Joachim To Sell Cricket Snack Bites
CBS News: ‘Kinvolved’ App Helps Teachers, Parents Crackdown On Student Truancy
CNBC: 'Shark Tank' winner: Know when to walk away
Crain's New York Business: Wear your workout
Crain's New York Business: Joe Landolina, Co-founder and chief executive of Suneris featured in 40 Under 40 Class of 2016
Crain's New York Business: Keeping kids in school
DNA Info: App Helps Track Truancy in Harlem Classrooms
Fast Company: A "Learn To Code" Startup For Instagram-Loving Teenage Girls
Forbes: From Digital To Analog: Food Entrepreneur Otto Cedeno Makes An Old-School Career Change
Forbes: Smart Vision Labs Raises $6.1 Million To Spread Cheaper Phone-Powered Eye Exams
Forbes: Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2016 includes NYU entrepreneur, Stacey Ferreira
Forbes: Jaclyn Johnson (CAS '07) featured in Forbes magazine's list of 30 under 30 in marketing and advertising
Forbes: This Hot Brooklyn Startup's Growth Engine: Sharing-Economy Talent
Forbes: How NYU Entrepreneur Audrey Gelman Raised $2.4M To Open All-Women Social And Coworking Club
Fox News: Luxury bedding business by Brooklyn couple
Hashtag NYU: 14 Sweet NYU Start-Ups that are Ready to Disrupt
Inc.: How a College Startup Scored One of the Biggest Wins in 'Shark Tank' History
Inc.: America's Coolest College Startups 2014 featuring Keen Home & Suneris
Inc.: Meet the Outsourcing Company Powering Some of the Web's Hottest Startups
Inc.: Congrats to NYU Entrepreneur Caren Maio on being named to Inc Magazine's 15 Women to Watch in Tech
Inc.: How This Startup's Technology Is Pushing Movies Into the Stratosphere
Inc. Magazine: 16 Coolest College Startups of 2016
Inc. Magazine: Meet Ephemeral - Inc.'s 2016 Coolest College Startup
Inc. Magazine: How Sprinklr CEO Raised $105 Million Without a Single PowerPoint Presentation
Infinite Power Solutions: Vengo Labs Review – High-Tech Touchscreen Vending Machines?
LA Times: How I Made It: Jaclyn Johnson of Create & Cultivate
Maine Startups Insider: Founder Forum: Kate McAleer of Bixby & Co.
MIT Technology Review: AI That’s Into Celebrity Spotting
NEO.LIFE: Kill Time in Traffic by Diagnosing Cancer
New York Post: Citizen journalists are about to take over newsrooms
New York Times: An App Helps Teachers Track Student Attendance
New York Times: Sage Project - An App to Deconstruct Your Food
New York Times: Leftover Meal Plan Swipes: No Waste Here
Noisey: Greg Fox’s Cyborg Drum Compositions Feel Impossible
NPR: Want To Make A School Better? Get Kids To Show Up
NY Daily News: Students from NYU Tandon win $1M smart gun design contest
NYU Steinhardt: How Steinhardt Entrepreneurs Are Using Technology in the Arts
NYU Tandon: From the Gowanus canal to esteemed startup accelerator
PR Newswire: Entrupy Secures $2.6 Million Series A Funding for AI-driven Luxury Product Authentication Technology
Recode: Full video: Matt Zeiler of Clarifai at Code Commerce
Reuters: VR to help patients suffering from balance problems
Silicon Republic: 30 of New York’s finest start-ups to watch in 2017
Smithsonian: Burn Calories Just By Wearing This New Sports Gear
Steve Blank's Blog: Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 7: Betsy Corcoran and Miriam Altman
Steve Blank's Blog: Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 20: Nayeem Hussain (Stern '13) and Will Zell
TechCrunch: 3D Modeling Startup BioDigital Launches An API For The Human Body
TechCrunch: Smart Driving App Dash Expands Into The Trucking And Analytics Business
TechCrunch: FanDuel Acquires Sports Analytics Company NumberFire
TechCrunch: Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban Rooftops
TechCrunch: Search Startup Gjirafa Scores $2M To Bring Albania Online
TechCrunch: OpenTrons Aims To Be The ‘PC’ Of Biotech Labs
TechCrunch: Statespace, the Expa-backed training platform for gamers, launches out of stealth
TechCrunch: YC-backed Vidcode raises $1.5M to teach teens to code using Snapchat filters, videos, memes and more
TechCrunch: Flip gets $2.2 million to grow its marketplace for long-term sublets
Technical.ly: This clean-tech startup has raised an astounding $7M in equity crowdfunding
The Doctors - TV Show: Yoga Pants that Burn Calories? - The TV show hosts tested resistance pants developed by NYU startup Physiclo
The Wall Street Journal: Can Big Data Predict the Super Bowl? One Startup Says It Can
U.S. News: How to Shop Fashion Trends Without Going Broke
Venture Beat: Walmart acquires NYC delivery startup Parcel as Amazon battle heats up
Verizon: Congrats to NYU entrepreneurs behind Remo Haptics & Myx Reality
Washington Square News: NYU Startup, Ephemeral Makes Tattoos Commitment-Free
Washington Square News: Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women
WSJ: High-Tech Tools Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
Y Combinator: Emily Weiss on the Insights That Grew Glossier – With Amy Buechler at the Female Founders Conference
What We're Reading
Founder’s Field Guide: Excellent collection of entrepreneurship-related
Stanford Business: The Risk of an Unwavering Vision
Alex Iskold: #RIPGOODTIMES, WELCOME BACK GREAT TIMES!
AVC: The Brooklyn Queens Connector
Blackstone Charitable Foundation: Unlocking the Potential of Entrepreneurs
Both Sides: What is the Right Burn Rate for your Startup?
Bothsides of the Table: What Do Industry Insiders Think Will Happen in VC in 2016?
Brainhub: 6 Reasons NOT to Build a Team Before Building a MVP
Business Insider: Urban Future Lab Competition To Showcase World's Top Smart City, Smart Grid, and Smart Mobility Technology Startups
Drug Discovery & Development: NYC Mayor Announces $5M Grant for LIFESCI NYC Incubator
EisnerAmper: Promising Tax Legislation for Technology Startups
First Round Review: 'Get in the Van' and Other Tips for Getting Meaningful Customer Feedback
Fred Wilson: Understanding VCs
HBS Working Knowledge: Skills and Behaviors that Make Entrepreneurs Successful
Lean startup: Tips on customer development interviews
Medium: Beware of Startup Prostitution: 10 warning signs for startup founders
Medium: From fiction to fact: What a Stanford startup class taught me about entrepreneurship…
Medium: NYC tech catching up to Silicon Valley…Here’s why.
Micah Rosenbloom on LinkedIn: Wary Of The “Next Warby”
Mike Maples: Play Bigger — A Must-Read for Startup Founders
New York Times: Top Start-Up Investors Are Betting on Growth, Not Waiting for It
New York Times: Big Man on a Global Campus
New York Times: New York City Casts a Net to Catch the Next Big Start-Up
NYU Study: College can cultivate entrepreneurial intentions
NYU Tandon: NYU Professor names rising start of Chemical Engineering
Science Magazine: Lessons from the Startup World
Steve Blank: What Founders Need to Know: You Were Funded for a Liquidity Event – Start Looking
Steve Blank: Startup guru tells NYU grads to break rules, and make every day count.
Steve Blank: "Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages"
Steve Blank: "Lean Startup" guru Steve Blank explains how customer development helps entrepreneurs find product-market fit.
TechCrunch: Here are the 12 startups in Techstars NYC’s Summer 2017 class
The Bridge: Why Young Women Flock to This Engineering School
Tomasz Tunguz: The Optimal Seed Round Strategy - Timing And Size