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 include:

    • Acquiring Customers on a Budget (11/1)
    • Google Analytics (11/3)
    • SBIR / STTR Advanced Workshop (11/7)
    • Sizing Up Your Market and Competition (11/8)
    • Storytelling 101 (11/14)
    • Pitching to Investors (11/15)
    • Software Prototyping and User Testing (11/28)
    • The Anatomy of a Term Sheet (11/29)
    • Immigration Law for Entrepreneurs (12/4)

    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.

    What new topics will be offered this semester?

    We are excited to announce new workshop topics for the fall curriculum of Startup School. New topics include

    • How to Build Products Users Love
    • Building a Scalable Social Venture
    • Immigration Law for Entrepreneurs
    • Software Prototyping & User Testing
    • What Happens After the Pitch

    What recurring topics will be covered in Fall 2017?

    We will also bring back a handful of favorite topics and speakers from the Spring ‘17 schedule based on feedback collected from attendees. This includes sessions dedicated to:
    * Facebook Advertising
    * Crowdfunding Your Business
    * When and How to Raise VC
    * Angels, Accelerators, VCs: Oh My!
    * Google Analytics
    * The Anatomy of a Term Sheet
    * And More!

    Where can I see previous sessions of Startup School?

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