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Join us at the 11th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival celebrating NYU founders through an exciting keynote, panel, and Demo Day!

Over 500 members of the NYU startup community will come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurship across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections!

Please note, the Entrepreneurs Festival is for current NYU students, staff, and faculty only. No non-NYU/ alumni guests are permitted.


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 ITP '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.

Team: 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 (ITP/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.

Team: 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.

Team: 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.

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

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

Team: Erica Ramos (Stern MBA '23), Justina Breen

Shop 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.

Team: Lindsay Perper (Stern MBA '23)

UBet is a decentralized exchange for sports betting.

Team: Daniel Im (GSAS '23)

Meet the Stern Venture Fellows:

Blip Labs is a bill pay API company creating interchange and offer conversion revenue for banks and fintechs.

Fellow: Michael Blank (Stern MBA '22)

Celer is a sport technology venture that create innovative athletic products to optimize the way the body moves during sport.

Fellow: Sarah Anderson (Stern EMBA '23)

SAFE Driving Simulator 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.

Fellow: Jonathan Lentine (Stern MS '22)

Iota Impact Company provides tech-enabled solutions and a curated network of research vendors to power their client's decisions.

Fellow: Andres Satizabal (Stern MBA '11)

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

Fellow: Colin Horsford (Stern MBA '15)

My Home Pathway is a fintech startup that is developing a new pathway to help traditionally risk challenged US Consumers get into the home of their dreams.

Fellow: Castleigh Johnson (Stern MBA '08)

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.

Fellow: 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.

Fellow: Samantha Jordan (Stern MBA '22)

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

Fellow: Heran Getachew (Stern MBA '17)

Note: The 11th NYU Entrepreneurs Festival is only open to members of the NYU community - NYU students, faculty, staff and researchers. 

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email for assistance.


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When & Where
Fri, October 14, 2022
1:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
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NYU Stern School of Business (Paulson Auditorium)
40 West 4th St
New York, NY 10003
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