NYU Alumni Entrepreneurs, VCs Make the Forbes 2024 30 Under 30 List

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The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute is excited to congratulate the NYU alumni who were named on the Forbes 2024 30 Under 30 list!

In total, 20 members of the NYU community earned spots this year for their outstanding accomplishments across Consumer Tech, Hollywood & Entertainment, Venture Capital, and more. Meet them below:

Arts & Style

  • Sam Kapp (CAS '17), Co-Founder, Kapp Kapp
  • Sophia Wilson (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS), Photographer

Consumer Tech


  • Niko McCarty (GSAS '22), Learning Specialist at MIT

Enterprise Technology

  • Andriy Mulyar (CIMS), Co-Founder, Nomic

Hollywood & Entertainment

  • Martin McGrath Herlihy (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '19), Comedian, "Please Don't Destroy"
  • Jesse Light (GALLATIN '16, TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '17), Head of Development, Haymaker East Content
  • Benjamin T. Marshall (LS, TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '17), Comedian, "Please Don't Destroy"
  • Emma Seligman (LS, TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '17), Director
  • Rachel Sennott (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '18), Actor
  • Celeste Yim (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '20), Writing Supervisor, Saturday Night Live


  • Atalie Gimmel (CAS '17), Associate Director, Social Media, Vogue


  • Jasper Lee Harris (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS), Producer
  • Madison Love (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '17), Songwriter

Social Media

  • Jack Byrne (GALLATIN '23), Sidetalk
  • Trent Simonian (TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS '23), Sidetalk

Venture Capital

  • Geri Kirilova (STERN '16), Managing Partner, Laconia
  • Karthik Ramakrishnan (STERN '16), Partner, IVP

Additionally, a special congratulations to:

  • Taylor Cassidy (Student) in Social Media as a Creator
  • Nialah Wilson-Small (Faculty) in Science as Industry Assistant Professor at NYU Tandon

Click here to view all of Forbes' 2024 30 Under 30 honorees!