Alumni Resources @ NYU

Find Something Specific
Clubs, Meetings & Events
Programs & Competitions
Startup Accelerators
Incubators & Co-Working Spaces
Search by Keyword
Clubs, Meetings & Events
Entrepreneurs Festival: Over 1,000 members of the NYU startup community come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections.
NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network: The NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network is a community for NYU alumni interested in startups and entrepreneurship.
Special Interest Alumni Networks and Clubs in NYC: Sign up to hear about upcoming alumni club events where you can meet, network, and share experiences with like-minded alumni.
Programs & Competitions
NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge: The Entrepreneurs Challenge is the single-largest initiative for NYU founders, and the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship is looking for NYU startup teams working on innovative ways to meet the needs of a well-defined target group and have demonstrated problem/solution fit to apply to this program.
Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program: VET was designed for U.S. military veterans and spouses who want to transition into entrepreneurship after completing their service. Through the program’s business and technology training, participants are given the tools to turn aspirations into career opportunities and new ventures. Graduates will earn a VET Certificate from the NYU Future Labs and Bunker Labs New York.
Startup Accelerators
500Startups: The 4-month seed accelerator program provides participants with mentorship, hands-on sessions with startup experts, and a shared office space with other founders.
AI Nexus Lab: A bespoke accelerator program from the Future Labs at NYU Tandon. Powered by ff Venture Capital.
Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars - NYC: This unique partnership between Barclays & Techstars brings two networks together into one accelerator program that offers entrepreneurs unprecedented access to a leading world bank & to Techstars' mentor & investor relationships. And it all happens in the heart of New York City!
Dreamit: A growth-focused accelerator designed for startups with market-ready products.
ERA: The accelerator combines seed capital, hands-on help and a co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. ERA runs two, four-month programs per year.
FinTech Innovation Lab: Annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund and Accenture for early and growth stage companies that have developed cutting edge technology products targeted at financial services customers.
Food-X: Helps food entrepreneurs bring their products and services to market at super speed. Food-X partners with early-stage companies from across the food supply chain, from agriculture through consumer packaged goods, and helps the companies grow.
M-Corps: M-Corps, a manufacturing program by SecondMuse in NYC, and NextCorps in Rochester, is the newest edition to NYSERDA’s cleantech startup suite of programs. M-Corps focuses on getting founders through the Valley of Death to launch pilots, fulfill first orders, and get new cleantech products to market.
Midtown Manhattan Small Business Development Center: Since their start in 1993, the expert advisors of the Midtown Manhattan SBDC have worked directly with 22,373 businesses, helping them to invest $296,504,865 in the area's economy, and create or save 9,145 jobs. If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success. Among other things, they help their clients understand the importance of a business plan, discover sources of funding, prepare for e-commerce, identify avenues for exporting goods & services, develop marketing plans, assess an invention’s viability, and comply with licensing & regulations. And thanks to their partners in the public and private sectors, their services are free of charge!
New York Digital Health Innovation Lab: An annual program for growth-stage companies that have developed cutting-edge technology products for health care organizations.
R/GA Accelerator: Designed for startups developing connected hardware products and software services with the goal of helping them build businesses and brands that can scale. This is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven program.
StartUp Health: Organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.
Techstars: Raise startup funding and gain critical insight to help launch your business through the startup accelerator and development program at Techstars.
Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator: An accelerator that helps today’s technology innovators turn their ideas into breakthroughs that can improve the lives of patients around the world.
UrbanX: Guides founders in design, manufacturing, engineering, marketing, community building, and branding. Urban-X connects startups with the leading community of founders, investors, companies and city officials.
XRC Labs: Innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
Y Combinator: Twice a year YCombinator invests $120K in a large number of startups (recently 105). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which YC works intensively to get them into the best possible shape to refine their pitch to investors.
Incubators & Co-Working Spaces
Alexandria LaunchLabs: Provides move-in-ready office/laboratory space, first-class support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to strategic risk capital.
Alley: An entrepreneurial hub, where teams & individuals can grow their businesses in a supportive, collaborative environment.
BioBAT: A not-for-profit research and manufacturing center at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that leases affordable wet lab and office space to expanding science and technology companies.
FutureWorks: Incubator for early- and growth-stage startups. The Futureworks Incubator gets startups investor-ready through expert mentorship, a series of essential workshops, and a cohort of startups to help founders scale.
Galvanize: The campus serves as a home base to startups and established companies building tech-enabled innovations and has all of the amenities of a co-working space - plus learning opportunities, resources, and access to the network a growing startup needs.
Grand Central Tech: A venture platform that provides all the critical resources for transformational startups to achieve scale. All under one roof.
Harlem Biospace: Biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City to offer affordable shared wet-lab space for competitively-selected entrants.
NYDesigns: Founded in 2006, NYDesigns is dedicated to the success of design and hardware tech startups in NYC. Companies in their incubator get three years of private studio space and access to a network of mentors and advisers.
The Wing: A network of co-working and community spaces for women, founded in Manhattan’s Ladies Mile in 2016.
WeWork: Provides shared workspace, community, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and small businesses.