Looking Ahead: Fall 2021 (Student Edition)

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Fall semester is here and WE ARE BACK! The Leslie eLab is open again starting on September 2nd, week days from 10AM to 6PM. We will be following all NYU COVID-19 protocols, including the use of the daily screener and required masking.

To welcome all of you back to campus (or welcome you for the first time!) we at the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute have a full calendar of virtual, in person, and hybrid events to guide you on your entrepreneurial journey – starting with our Open House and Entrepreneurship Club Showcase on September 13th!
Leslie eLab Open House & Entrepreneurship club showcase - in person

From workshops to competitions, networking lunches to funding opportunities, check out the major upcoming dates below!

P.S. These are only some of the upcoming events and programs. For the full list, visit our events calendar.


7Startup School: Pitching to Investors (This is one of dozens of Startup School Workshops. Check out all upcoming ones here.)

13: Startup School: Legal Essentials

13: Leslie eLab Open House & Entrepreneurship Club Showcase

14: Entrepreneurs Challenge Kick-off & Info Session

16: Grad Life Mixer

17: First Generation to College Founders Fellowship deadline. Application will be posted soon.

21: Startup Bootcamp #1 application deadline (Startup Bootcamp applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but if you want to be considered for the next cohort, apply at least two weeks before the next Bootcamp starts.) Application will be posted soon.

22: Startup School: Anatomy of a VC Term Sheet

22. VC Pitchfest

24: Female Founders Lunch w/ Anne Palmer (Check out the NYU Female Founders Community page for more events like this!)

27: Inclusive Entrepreneurship Forum

28: NYU Startup Team Hunt

29: Startup School: Creating Your Product Roadmap & Initial MVP



7: Startup School: How to Launch Your Tech Venture

13–15: NYU Entrepreneurs Festival (check out last year's schedule, updates coming soon.)

20: Startup School: Fundraising Strategies

21: J-Term Startup Sprint info session #1 This is only the first info session of the semester, to see other dates check out the events calendar.)

22: Startup Bootcamp #2 application deadline. Application will be posted soon.

25: VC Deep Tech/Life Science Pitchfest

27: Startup School: Finding & Vetting a Co-Founder



4: Female Founders Fellowship info session #1

4: NYU Startup Team Hunt

9: Startup School: Gauging Your Product's Success with Metrics

16: J-Term Startup Sprint application deadline. Application will be posted in early November.

17: Startup School: Immigration Strategy for Entrepreneurs

19: Female Founders Lunch w/ Rachel Baruch

19: Female Founders Fellowship info session #2

23: Startup School: SBIR workshop



1: Startup School: Navigating Difficult Conversations with your Co-Founder

3: Female Founders Fellowship application deadline


These are only some of the major events we have coming up, but our events calendar is always growing so don't forget to check in weekly for new events and opportunities!