Startup School

Startup School is a semester-long workshop series that provides the training and resources to successfully launch and grow a startup.

Startup School is free for current NYU students, faculty, researchers and staff, but registration is required. Refer to events calendar to register for upcoming workshops.

  • FAQs

    Do I need to register?

    Yes, registration is required for each workshop. Upcoming workshops can be found below.

    Who teaches Startup School?

    Each workshop is taught by an industry expert. This includes venture capitalists, startup founders, startup lawyers, digital marketers, accountants, and more!

    Are there any prerequisites?

    There are no prerequisites. Simply attend the sessions that are of interest to you - and attend as many as you like.

    Where can I see previous sessions of Startup School?

    Check out previous recordings of Startup School on our YouTube channel.

  • Previously Filmed Workshops

    Getting to Product Market Fit Part 1

    Getting to Product Market Fit Part 2

    How To Build Products Users Love

    When and How to Raise VC

    Acquiring Customers on a Budget

    Sizing Up Your Market and Competition

  • Upcoming Workshops
    Tue, Nov 27
    04:00pm ‐ 06:00pm

    Articulate Your Why - for Yourself, Your Bra...


    When we believe in something or someone, we become their best champion because we are inspired to share their narrative. When we unlock the right...

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    Wed, Nov 28
    04:00pm ‐ 06:00pm

    Scalable Processes to Hustle Smarter

    Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

    This event will cover how you can develop a scalable process aligned with your desired business outcomes. You’ll also discover how to focus on ...

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    Tue, Dec 4
    04:00pm ‐ 06:00pm

    Fundraising as a Social Impact Startup

    Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

    Fundraising can be the bane of your existence as a social entrepreneur, but it doesn’t have to be so bad. In this very practical session, we’...

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    Wed, Mar 27
    04:00pm ‐ 06:00pm

    The Art of the Pitch

    Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

    As a startup founder, you need to pitch your idea. Constantly. Pitch investors, clients, people you meet on the subway, and more. This session, l...

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