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Summer Launchpad (SLP) provides NYU’s most promising early-stage startups the support and resources they need to accelerate their growth and impact. Selected teams receive one-on-one mentorship from NYC investors and entrepreneurs, customer development training, legal and accounting services via Brown Rudnick and EisnerAmper, cloud computing from Amazon Web Services, and $10,000 in non-dilutive grant funding—all in a dynamic, immersive atmosphere.
Now in its tenth year, SLP launched countless successful NYU startups including, Brooklinen, Dathic, Kinvolved, Geopipe, Gigfinesse, Govern for America, Medivis, My Wellbeing, She Matters, The Diversity Org, and We Are the New Farmers, to just name a few. SLP alumni are collectively generating more than hundreds of millions in annual revenue!
Meet the 8 teams in the NYU Summer Launchpad 2022 cohort:
Alluder is a searchable and collaborative database designed for filmmakers that breaks films down shot-by-shot and scene-by-scene.
Aaron Peterson (Tandon '24), Adam Peterson (CAS '15), Tara Wilson (CAS '14)
Baton is a blockchain-enabled web platform and collaboration protocol that ensures artists are accurately credited and equitably compensated for their work.
Gabe Warshaw (Tisch '23), Armon Naeini (Tisch '23), Claire Bogle, Sami Forzinetti
Cozier designs stylish sleep essentials and loungewear, prioritizing inclusivity, versatility, and ethical production.
Caroline Huber (Stern '23), Hilary Dubin
CYOBot co-designs customized teaching tools and learning activities with professors to keep university labs up-to-date with industry-demand technology stacks and save professors' time and logistic effort in (re)designing engineering coursework.
Roxy Ho (Steinhardt '22), Duy Nguyen, Evelyn Le, Minh Ngo, Phi Anh Nguyen
Jīvikā teaches mindfulness through micro-habits to reduce frontline caregiver burnout and attrition.
Ayman Mukerji (Silver '21), Tapan Mukerji
Resist Nutrition makes plant-based, functional protein bars filled with science-backed ingredients for food-conscious women with a hormonal disorder, so they can support their hormonal balance and avoid symptom flare-ups.
Drew Lederman (Tisch '20), Emily Cohen (Steinhardt '22)
Shop Rodeo is a mobile application that leverages short-form video content that streamlines the discovery-to-checkout process for the young, socially-driven shopper while compensating content creators for their direct impact on brand sales.
Lindsay Perper (Stern '23), Grace Givens, Luis Vaz
UBet is a decentralized exchange for sports betting.
Daniel Im (GSAS '23), Josh Lee