Summer Start Up Sprint: Looking for a way to refine and grow your idea into a start up

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Check the Summer Start Up Sprint, “2- to 3-week intensive program is one of two bi-annual Startup Sprints for NYU undergrads, grad students & postdocs. Designed for current students (graduating in 2019 or later), the Sprint is an opportunity for early-stage teams to test the value of their solutions with potential customers through customer discovery and experimentation. The Summer Sprint offers either a $350 grant (for two-week participation) or $700 (for three-week participation), plus an opportunity for select teams to receive up to $2,000 in additional funding. Teams can also expect co-working space, mentorship, $5,000 in Amazon Web Services credits and other perks. Select teams will be invited to participate in the Fall Ignite Fellowship at the culmination of the program. The Startup Sprint is offered in partnership with the CIE at the Tandon School of Engineering, and supported by VentureWell and the National Science Foundation under grant number 1644681.”

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Curious? Interested? Attend an information session!

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute will be hosting four info sessions (one at the MakerSpace), along with a co-founder hunt (at the MakerSpace) in the coming weeks. It is mandatory that at least one person from every team that applies attend one of the info sessions. Details and RSVP below:

  • Mon, March 5, 12–1PM: Info Session 1 @ Tandon MakerSpace RSVP
  • Thu, March 8, 4–5PM: Info Session 2 @ Leslie eLab RSVP
  • Mon, March 19, 2–4:30PMTeam Hunt @ Tandon MakerSpace RSVP
  • Wed, March 21, 1-2PM: Info Session 3 @ Leslie eLab RSVP
  • Mon, March 26, 4:30-5:30PM: Info Session 4 @ Leslie eLab RSVP

And you might want to learn how to rapid prototype your idea in order to have a stronger application (and more feedback along the way), check the Rapid Prototyping Workshop on March 23rd as part of our NYU MakerSpace Ideation Series (as part of the Greenhouse Programming):