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NYU Stern School of Business

44 West 4th Street

Paulson Auditorium

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Join fellow Stanford GSB, NYU Stern, Harvard Business School alumni and friends for our own version of Disrupt. The evening will feature short pitches from alumni teams who are working on innovative ventures in a variety of industries.

Come meet and mingle with the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, and tech fans. The event is co-sponsored by Stanford GSB Alumni Relations, NYU Stern Alumni Relations, and the Harvard Business School Club of New York | Alumni Startups program.

Light appetizers, wine, beer, and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided at the reception.

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6:00 - 6:30 pm - Check-in & Registration
6:30 - 8:00 pm - Team Pitches
8:00 - 9:00 pm - Networking & Reception

Pitch Teams*

AcuityAl - RaviKiran Gopalan, Stanford MSx'17 | AcuityAI helps brands and influencers drive revenue from their existing video content by making products in their videos directly shoppable

Grapevine - Emily Rasmussen, Harvard MBA'13 | Democratizing access to effective philanthropy with syndicates for giving.

Bits - Arash Asady MBA '17 | Getting Bits of Stock when you shop

Blueland - Gina Pak, Harvard MBA'18 | The best products on Earth, for Earth

CurbGenie - Colin Horsford, Stern MBA'15 | CurbGenie aims to improve the car rental return experience

FreeWill - Jenny Xia Spradling, Stanford MBA'18 & Patrick Schmitt, MBA'18 | FreeWill provides free online end-of-life planning to raise $1T for charity

Limber (formerly Disrupt Disability) - Rachael Wallach, Stanford MBA'18 | Customized wheelchairs

Thando's - JG Ayodele MBA'12 and Taffi Ayodele MBA'13 | Innovative African designed products for the world while positively impacting the communities the designs come from

Panelists*

Rebecca Kaden is a Partner at Union Square Ventures. She began her career as a journalist and, prior to USV, was a Partner at Maveron, a consumer-focused early stage fund. Rebecca was born in New York City. She studied English and American Literature at Harvard and received her MBA from Stanford in 2012.

Alexi Gharib Nazem, MD, MBA, is the co-founder and CEO of Nomad Health, the first on demand jobs marketplace for healthcare. In addition to leading Nomad, he is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell in New York. Previously, he led field operations for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s successful 100,000 Lives Campaign. Alexi trained in internal medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston after receiving an MD from Yale and an MBA from Harvard. He also holds a BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale.


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More pitch teams and panelists to be announced.

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