Leslie eLab

The Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurs Lab is a 6,800-square-foot facility in the heart of the Washington Square campus where aspiring NYU entrepreneurs from across all of NYU’s schools and colleges—be they students, faculty, or researchers—can meet to connect, collaborate, and tap into a vast array of resources to help develop their ideas and inventions into startup companies.

Current NYU students, staff, and faculty are allowed to use the lab. The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute will host programs both remotely and in person. Visit entrepreneur.nyu.edu for events, deadlines, and more info.

Address: 16 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10003

Leslie eLab Summer Hours of Operation (starting May 20):

Monday – Thursday: 10AM – 4PM

Fridays: Closed

  • Tell Me More
    The Leslie eLab features flexibly configured co-working spaces, meeting rooms, and an event space to encourage interaction, and collaboration so essential in the development of entrepreneurial ideas.


    to the Leslie eLab!

    Who’s It for?
    Anyone currently at NYU can take advantage of the resources offered by the Leslie eLab

    • Current NYU students, faculty, researchers, staff
    • No appointment necessary
    • No prior experience with entrepreneurship necessary
    • Startups at all stages of development
    Where Is It?

    16 Washington Place
    (at Greene Street)
    New York City 10003
    (212) 992-6070

  • Leslie eLab FAQs

    Can I bring my non-NYU/alumni co-founder into the Leslie eLab?
    Only current NYU students, staff, and faculty may visit the Leslie eLab. Some exceptions may apply to speakers and special guests who have been pre-approved.

    Can my entrepreneurial club host their event at the Leslie eLab?
    Yes! Please request a room booking in advance.

    Can I do my French HW at the Leslie eLab?
    A more appropriate space would be Bobst library. We welcome everyone who is actively working on a startup, curious about entrepreneurship, and wanting to meet other NYU entrepreneurs.

    How can I sign up for future events and coaching?

    Through our weekly newsletters and visit the Events Calendar to learn more about upcoming events, workshops, and sign up for 1:1 coaching.

    If you have any other questions, please email entrepreneur@nyu.edu and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.