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NYU Founders Forum

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association

Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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The premier pitch event at NYU, Founders Forum, is back! Join us for a showcase of the most exciting student startups from across NYU. Hear what the companies are about, as they pitch and get feedback from a panel of investor judges.


Pitching companies include:

  • LiveApplicanta candidate screening platform that makes it really easy to choose the best candidates for a first round interview

  • Brooklinen, luxury bedsheets at affordable prices

  • Yapsteran audio social network that focuses on content in 40 second clips that strings together to provide an easy to search/create personalized audio stream

  • Behive, Behive is an informal networking site for professional women to find each other and capitalize on each other's strengths, skills, and knowledge.

  • Kipin Hallweb portal to connect the college community (students, faculty and administrators)


Investor panelists include:
  • Weston Gaddy, Principal at Bain Capital

  • Jerry Hao, Co-founder at Catch Coffee

  • Amrish SinghDirector of Product Development at Digital First Ventures


Previous investor panelists have included:

  • Sutian Dong, Venture Investor at FirstMark Capital

  • David Reitz, Investor at WestBridge Investments

  • Brian Malkerson, Director of NYC SeedStart

  • Brendan Dickinson, Associate at Canaan Partners

  • J. Skyler Fernandes, Venture Capitalist at Centripital Capital Partners

  • Nikhil Kalghatgi, Principal at SoftBank Capital

  • Owen Davis, Managing Director at NYC Seed

  • Tom Loverro, Principal at RRE Ventures

  • Frank Rimalovski, Managing Director at NYU Innovation Venture Fund

  • Yaron Eitan, Managing Partner at Selway Capital


Networking and happy hour to follow: Amity Hall, 80 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012.

Have questions about NYU Founders Forum? Contact Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association

When & Where


NYU Center for Spiritual Life
238 Thompson Street
Room GC95
New York, NY 10012

Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association (EIA)  seeks to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem based upon NYU Poly's i2e mission. The club will provide a forum to learn the concepts of entrepreneurship, provide the benefits of self-employment, and the step-by-step path involved in launching and commercializing your own ideas.

The EIA is dedicated to helping NYU-Poly students navigate the entrepreneurial world. We want to help you find collaborators and cofounders or give you the know-how to work at a start-up.

I.C.E.

Integration - Among students in different majors from all NYU schools, students will also interact with faculty and alumni.

Commercialization - Provide students with concepts of entrepreneurship and opportunities to work on commercializing their ideas. 

Employment - Help students get internships and jobs through networking with alumni and startups.

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