Looking Ahead: Summer '24 (Student Edition)

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This summer, NYU founders are in for a treat with a lineup of events and programs designed to help you network, gain skills, and elevate your startup game.

Applications are open for our Summer '24 cohort of the Startup Bootcamp! Over the course of two half-day workshops and a week of customer discovery interviews, early-stage teams learn startup essentials and validate their ideas directly with target customers. Join us to test your customer segment and value proposition while kickstarting your journey in our award-winning Startup Accelerator Program!

The deadline for the '24 Summer Bootcamp is Monday, June 3 @ 6pm ET

  • Summer Bootcamp dates are: Day 1 - June 21 [1-6pm] & Day 2 - July 12 [1-6pm] + Designated Team coaching on July 1.

* Bootcamps are held virtually over Zoom.

On June 3, showcase your venture idea or startup skills to fellow founders and aspiring entrepreneurs at our virtual Team Hunt! This co-founder matching event is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in NYU's dynamic startup community. No previous startup experience is required. All current NYU students, faculty, staff, and researchers are welcome!

On June 4, don’t miss Profit-Driven AI: From Concept to Growth with Dr. Eva Agapaki, founder & CEO of Hatch Labs. Discover how to leverage AI to drive business growth and profitability. Dr. Agapaki will share insights on scalable AI solutions, adapting to market needs, and measuring success.

On June 10, join Phuong Ireland from Interplay VC for Testing Your MVP. Learn how to build, test, and refine your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with actionable strategies that ensure your product meets market demands. From core MVP principles to effective testing and iterative improvement, Phuong’s expertise will guide you through the critical steps to turn your idea into a market-ready solution.

On July 26, we’ll once again go head-to-head with Yale at the 11th Annual NYU-Yale Summer Accelerator Pitchoff! At this friendly competition, six rising star startups – three representing NYU and three representing Yale – will pitch their ventures and vie for the top spot. The audience chooses the winner, so come show your school pride and cheer on the teams. Check out our recap of the 2023 NYU-Yale Pitchoff.

Ready to reach the next step of your entrepreneurial journey this summer? Our team of experts is here to help you navigate key business milestones, from getting started to incorporating your venture to raising capital. Our Startup Coaching Program is open to all NYU students, researchers, faculty, and staff members, regardless of area of study, experience, or NYU school affiliation. Sign up for a session with a Founder in Residence or another member of our team today!