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Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have already passed, but that doesn’t mean we’re done with holiday savings! Our annual Startup Holiday Gift Guide is once again here to help take the hassle out of gift shopping with discount codes made especially for the NYU community. In this roundup, we’ve compiled a list of NYU startups (including nonprofits!) founded by students and recent alumni that you can support this holiday season while spreading cheer with your loved ones. Ranging from luxury bed sheets to sustainable handbags to hormones-friendly snacks, NYU entrepreneurs have created consumer goods that will satisfy anyone and everyone on your shopping list.
Shop the below vendors to support your fellow NYU founders!
Wishing you all happy holidays,
The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute Team
FOR THE HOME
Brooklinen offers luxury bedding, towels, and loungewear at a fair price. Leaving our homes can be stressful, so why not make our time at home feel like a spa? Get 20% off "The Internet's Favorite Sheets" plus other products when you use the code NYU20.
Beautifully designed, affordable furniture made with sustainable materials and ethical manufacturing.
SeaStraws sells straws and eating utensils ethically made from the best renewable and natural materials. Use the code NYU2022 for 15% off.
Cozier's line of multi-purpose garments certainly lives up to its brand name. These comfortable and ethically produced tops, bottoms, and dresses are built to seamlessly shift between sleep and life. Use the code NYU40 for 40% your order.
ONE432 shares 50% of net profits from the sale of their clothes and shoes with its female artisans while sponsoring a children's education in Pakistan.
Bras that finally fit, flatter, and celebrate small-chested women. No more cup gaps or bulky push up padding here. Use the code NYU2023 for 10% off orders through the end of December.
The comfiest thing you never knew you needed, Swoveralls are cool, functional, and extremely comfortable. Use the code NYU20 for 20% off.
Handmade in New York City, Kaila Katherine's vegan cactus leather purses are free from animal products, PVC, and toxic chemicals. Score 25% off with the code NYUPRIDE.
Designed with genuine Austrian crystals, Fria Jewelry's bracelets are a fem-tech fashion innovation that uses cooling technology to reduce the discomfort of hot flashes with no charging and no side effects. Use the code NYU20 for 20% off your order.
CLING is an Asian women-owned jewelry brand, bringing quality and effortless chic to our everyday lives. With its unique designs and aesthetic, the company aims to bring confidence and self love to those who wear its products. Use the code NYU20 for 20% off your order.
Bridal fashion doesn't have to break the bank. Trousso's resale platform helps brides-to-be and others find nearly-new upscale clothing at discounted prices. Get 10% off your next look with the code NYU10.
FOR THE BODY
Nourish & Refine is an all-natural, organic skincare and conscious lifestyle brand. Use the code NYU15 for 15% off.
Tulii's all-natural botanical skin serums are rich in organic antioxidants, essential nutrients, and fatty acids!
FOR THE PANTRY
Satisfy everyone's sweet tooth with these low calorie, vegan, oil free, paleo, no sugar added, and cholesterol free date spreads. Use the code NYU to get free shipping + 10% off all orders over $40 through the holiday season.
Fresh spirulina (also in frozen cubes) which are perfect for smoothies, juices, and bowls. One cube = a full day’s fresh greens!
Functional, plant-based bars that your hormones will thank you for. Nothing artificial, gluten and soy free, and keto! Use the code NYUHOLIDAY for 15% off.
Asian women-founded, Rooted Fare makes delicious and unique Chinese-American spreads that celebrate traditional flavors in modern formats, like the Black Sesame Crunchy Butter. Use the code NYU4EVER for 10% off.
Support this Brooklyn-based and female-founded brewery by getting some easy-drinking beers delivered directly to your doorstep. Click here for beer shipping, merch, and gifts.
Real tattoos made with ink that fades in a year. Ephemeral's ink gets broken down naturally by the body, allowing you to express yourself with no regrets!
Save your teeth from grinding and clenching with a comfortable, custom night guard for 80% less than the dentist. Use the code 40NYU to get 40% off your order.
We've had a stressful couple of years. My Wellbeing matches you with the therapist that is right for you, whatever you need help working through!
FOR THE HEART
Consider sharing your bounty beyond your loved ones this holiday season – support nonprofits that are giving the gift of education, career training, and more!
Stories In My Backyard (SIMBY)
SIMBY provides a hybrid photo club to Black girls who attend Philadelphia area middle schools and are seeking affordable photography education.
A global youth-led street art movement whose mission is to create cultural change from the ground up and give young activists around the world the tools and platforms to challenge gender-based street harassment.
An organization that recruits, trains, inspires, and empowers recent graduates to dismantle systemic inequities and create a more effective government through job placement and other services.
An organization that educates low-income students on how to obtain corporate and high-income careers.
The goal of the Academy is to bring education to every child in Afghanistan by empowering women to teach their own neighbors!
Help the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute continue to offer coaching and award-winning programming like the Female Founders Fellowship, Summer Launchpad Accelerator, and more.
Happy holidays from the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute team! We hope you receive and spread some joy and love this season.