This session will be led by Jenny Fielding, Managing Director of Techstars NYC.
Jenny is the Managing Director of Techstars New York where she leads the program. She is also the founder and General Partner at The Fund, a first check fund investing exclusively in New York based companies. Her portfolio includes more than 100+ tech enabled companies. Previously, Jenny headed up Corporate Venture and Digital Innovation at BBC Worldwide where she made strategic investments and led business development deals. She has also started several tech companies, most notably Switch-Mobile, a mobile VoIP company that was acquired in 2009. Jenny began her career as a lawyer, spent time at JP Morgan and is a graduate of Columbia University where she is an Adjunct Professor.
Attendees will receive a calendar invite with Zoom dial-in instructions after registering for the event (if you RSVP less than 3 hours before the event, you will receive instructions 30 minutes prior to the event). Effective immediately through at least June 1, Startup School workshops will be conducted virtually as part of a larger NYU effort to not bring large groups of guests and members of the NYU community together in a single venue.
Please note that current students & faculty will be required to show NYU ID. Alumni and the general public may purchase tickets to specific Startup School events when available.
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Startup School is a semester-long workshop series that provides the trainings and resources to successfully launch and grow a startup. Learn more about the series here.