Entrepreneurs Festival

Join us at our 11th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival, where over 500 members of the NYU startup community will come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections!

The NYU Entrepreneurs Festival will be held at NYU Stern's Paulson Aud on Friday, Oct 14th.

Please note, the Entrepreneurs Festival is for current NYU students, staff, and faculty only. Non-NYU/ alumni guests are NOT permitted.

Questions? Email us at entrepreneur@nyu.edu.

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  • 2022 Schedule

    Date: Friday, October 14

    Location: NYU Stern School of Business, Paulson Auditorium

    1:00- 1:30 pm: Doors Open & Networking

    1:30 - 1:45 pm: Welcome & Opening Remarks with Rebecca Silver, Director of the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute & Cynthia Franklin, Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship

    1:45 - 2:35 pm: Keynote with Rich Fulop (SPS '07, Stern MBA '14), Co-Founder of Brooklinen, Moderated by Frank Rimalovski

    2:40 - 3:20 pm: Starting a Startup While in School: Creativity, Connections & Community panel

    Tiffany Lee (CAS '23), Founder of 021

    Lindsay Perper (Stern MBA '23), Founder of Rodeo

    Aaron Peterson (CAS '24), Co-Founder of Alluder

    Gabe Warshaw (Tisch '23), Founder of Baton

    Moderated by Darren Yee (Tandon '16)

    3:20 - 3:50 pm: Coffee & Networking Break

    3:50 - 5:50 pm: 5th Annual NYU Startup Demo Day with Stern Venture Fellows and Summer Launchpad teams

    MC'd by Danny Lafuente and De-Ann Abraham

    5:50 - 6:00 pm: Closing remarks with Shay Gaskins (SPS '19) & Jen Curtis (Wagner '24)

    Meet the Summer Launchpad teams:

    Alluder is a video annotation platform that enables film students to add notes, research, and feedback to personal and commercially available films and tv.

    Aaron Peterson (CAS '24), Adam Peterson (CAS '15)

    Baton is a blockchain-enabled web platform and collaboration protocol that ensures artists are accurately credited and equitably compensated for their work.

    Gabe Warshaw (Tisch '23), Armon Naeini (Tisch '23), Wasif Hyder (Tisch '22), Claire Bogle, Sami Forzinetti

    CYOBot co-designs customized teaching tools and learning activities with professors to keep university labs up-to-date with industry-demand technology stacks and save professors' time and logistic effort in (re)designing engineering coursework.

    Team: Roxy Ho (Steinhardt '22), Duy Nguyen

    Jīvikā teaches mindfulness through micro-habits to reduce frontline caregiver burnout and attrition.

    Ayman Househam (Silver '21), Tapan Mukerji

    Jones is a judgement-free journey to a vape-less life, through a personalized nicotine replacement subscription, behavioral support and digital community.

    Caroline Huber (Stern MBA '23), Hilary Dubin

    Resist Nutrition makes plant-based, functional protein bars filled with science-backed ingredients for food-conscious women with a hormonal disorder, so they can support their hormonal balance and avoid symptom flare-ups.

    Drew Lederman (Tisch '20), Emily Cohen (Steinhardt '23)

    Rodeo is a mobile application that leverages short-form video content that streamlines the discovery-to-checkout process for the young, socially-driven shopper while compensating content creators for their direct impact on brand sales.

    Lindsay Perper (Stern MBA '23)

    Trousso is an online fashion retailer that helps brides create their wedding wardrobe by centralizing designer apparel, shoes and accessories.

    Erica Ramos (Stern MBA '23), Justina Breen

    UBet is a decentralized exchange for sports betting.

    Daniel Im (GSAS '23)

    Meet the Stern Venture Fellows:

    Latte lets the user swipe through a curated list to build authentic professional connections.

    Sarah Qiu (BS '24)

    Muse Tax uses AI to find missed tax deductions and create a personalized tax plan to lower your taxes.

    Colin Horsford (Stern MBA '15)

    SAFE is a driving simulator for drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder who want to practice their driving in a safe environment to gain more confidence behind the wheel.

    Jonathon Lentine (Stern MS '22)

    Steer makes fresh, quality-focused alternative to typical dehydrated jerky that is cooked with top-shelf ingredients, premium grass-fed steaks, and a sweet and spicy marinade.

    Jackson Baris (Stern BS '24)

    TrovBase is a platform for researchers to help them conduct best practice data management. We make high quality data collection and management accessible for researchers via a simple, intuitive interface that is built on top of an industry standard database.

    Samantha Jordan (Stern MBA '22)


    Sophie Dornevil (MPH/MPA '24)

    Wholely is a digital wellness platform that offers whole-person care for preventative health issues, starting with burnout.

    Heran Getachew (Stern MBA '17)