InnoVention: Student-Mentor Mixer
- Business & Professional
- Varick Street Incubator, New York NY
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:
LiveApplicant, a candidate screening platform that makes it really easy to choose the best candidates for a first round interview
Brooklinen, luxury bedsheets at affordable prices
Yapster, an 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 Hall, web portal to connect the college community (students, faculty and administrators)
Weston Gaddy, Principal at Bain Capital
Jerry Hao, Co-founder at Catch Coffee
Amrish Singh, Director 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.
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-School of Engineering 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.
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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