Looking Ahead: Fall 2022 (Student Edition)

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The fall semester is here 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.

To welcome all of you back to campus (or welcome you for the first time!), the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute team has a full calendar of in person and virtual events to guide you on your entrepreneurial journey – starting with our Open House and Entrepreneurship Club Showcase on September 15th at the Leslie eLab!

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.


1: Welcome 2022 - How to Start a Startup at NYU

7: Welcome 2022 - How to Start a Startup at NYU

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

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!)

23: Virtual Pre-Bootcamp Info Session #1

27: Startup School: Perfect your Elevator Pitch & Storytelling

29: Startup School: Pre-Seed Financing Essentials



3: 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.

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

18: Virtual Pre-Bootcamp Info Session #2

19: Virtual J-Term Startup Sprint info session #1

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

24: J-Term Startup Sprint Info Session #2

27: VC Pitchfest - Healthcare/Deep Tech



2: J-Term Startup Sprint Info Session #3

2: NYU Startup Team Hunt

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

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

7: Virtual J-Term Startup Sprint Info Session #4

7: Startup Bootcamp #2 Application Deadline. Application will be posted soon.

11: Female Founders Lunch with Ashika Kalra

14: J-Term Startup Sprint Application Deadline. Application will be posted in early October.

15: VC Pitchfest - Venture Equity

16: Startup School: Lean DTC Marketing 101

18: Female Founders Fellowship Info Session #1

29: Female Founders Fellowship Info Session #2



1: Female Founders Lunch with Marcia Mitchell

7: Virtual Pre-Bootcamp Info Session #3

12: 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!