Looking Ahead: Fall 2022 (Faculty Edition)

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The fall semester has arrived and the Leslie eLab is open! From August 29-September 2 we will be open 10AM to 4PM. Starting September 6, our hours of operation will be Mon-Thu 10AM to 8PM and Fri 10AM to 6PM. We will be following all NYU COVID-19 protocols, including the use of the Violet Go pass.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute calendar is already filled with entrepreneurship events and deadlines, so take advantage of the resources available to help you commercialize your research, launch your venture, and acquire funding! From workshops to accelerators, networking lunches to funding opportunities, discover 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.


12: Tech Venture Workshop Application Deadline (A three half-day immersive program where faculty entrepreneurs and their PhD/postdoc teams learn how to test the commercial potential of their research directly with customers and partners.)

13: Startup School: VC 101 - Insider’s Guide to Raising Venture Capital (This is one of many Startup School Workshops. Check out all upcoming ones here.)

13: NYU Stern Berkley Center’s Entrepreneurs Challenge Kick-off & Info Session

15: Leslie eLab Open House & Entrepreneurship Club Showcase

16: Virtual NYU Startup Team Hunt

19: VC Pitchfest - IT/Consumer

20: Virtual Startup School: Startup Accounting Hacks

20: Virtual Info Session: NSF I-Corps

21: Startup School: Legal Pitfalls Founders Should Avoid

22: Startup School: Navigating Immigration as a Startup Founder

23: Female Founders Lunch with Courtney Spritzer (Check out the NYU Female Founders Community page for more events like this!)

27: Startup School: Perfect your Elevator Pitch & Storytelling

29: Startup School: Pre-Seed Financing Essentials



4: Virtual Startup School: Scaling to a $100M Series B and Beyond

11: Startup School: CX Trends - Best Practices & Metrics

13: Startup School: Pitching to Investors

14: 11th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival

20: Startup School: Getting to 20k Customers w/ Only 2 Employees

27: VC Pitchfest - Healthcare/Deep Tech



2: NYU Startup Team Hunt

2: NYU Stern Berkley Center’s Entrepreneurs Challenge Application Deadline

3: Startup School: How to Launch Your Own DTC Startup as a Solo Founder

11: Female Founders Lunch with Ashika Kalra

15: VC Pitchfest - Venture Equity

16: Startup School: Lean DTC Marketing 101



1: Female Founders Lunch with Marcia Mitchell


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!