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Background on Team

Founded in 2012, Vengo is a software and media platform created by Stern MBA student Brian Shimmerlik (Stern ‘13). Vengo’s vending machines offer brands point-of-purchase marketing, and tasty treats for consumers. After applying to the NYC Next Idea Competition, the team was selected from over 270 companies and developed a prototype. Vengo closed $1 million in seed round funding from investors including the NYU Innovation Venture Fund in 2013.

  • Industry: Food and beverages
  • Year Founded: 2012

NYU Entrepreneur

Brian Shimmerlik

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What they learned
“The NYU Innovation Venture Fund has been a huge help. They participated in our seed round, connected us with other NYC investors, and helped us navigate resources at NYU”
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