NYU Startup Week Kicks Off Monday

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 21, 2012

Whether you’re a future co-founder, interested in VC, or just looking to get your feet wet in #startuplife, NYU Startup Week is the place to be. Monday, March 26: How We Built Gilt Groupe and Changed the Way Millions Shop Alexandra Wilson, founder of Gilt Groupe, will be sharing her story of two friends who cofounded a startup that catered to their own passions as shoppers and grew…

Startup Support: NYU Innovation Venture Fund

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 13, 2012

New York University has a fund specifically aimed at helping the growth of local startups. The Innovation Venture Fund was created in 2010 to invest in startups built upon NYU technologies and intellectual property. The fund was started with $3 million in capital and has since grown to $20 million. The fund invests in 5-6 student, faculty or school research led startups each year with between $100,000 –…