NYU faculty and entrepreneurs are making news as thought-leaders and market disruptors.
Sprinklr founded by Ragy Thomas (MBA ’03) has just announced its plans to set up a development center in Hyderbad with approximately 200 IT professionals and are expected to ramp up the head count to 1,000 in the next three to five years. Sprinklr is a platform that develops SaaS customer experience management (CXM).
Congratulations to SteelSky Ventures on its latest $72M fundraising round! SteelSky Ventures, founded by Maria Velissaris (MBA ’09) invests across the spectrum of women’s health indicators and care modalities. With this latest round, SteelSky is now the world’s largest venture capital fund focused exclusively on improving access, care, and outcomes in women’s health.
Beyond Good (formerly known as Madecasse) has just been named to Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2022! Beyond Good, founded by Tim McCoullum
Toast, producers of the highest quality range of full spectrum hemp CBD products, recently marked their 5th anniversary. The company also announced a partnership with Erewhon, the
The relaxation app, Calm has just acquired Ripple Health Group, a health care technology company that connects users with proper health care options. Ripple co-founder and CEO, David
Esusu, a fintech platform founded by NYU alumni Abbey Wemimo (MPA ’16) and Samir Goel (BS ’16), is officially a unicorn. The company raised a $130M Series B round, giving them a $1B valuation and making them one of the very few black-owned unicorns in the U.S. and globally. Abbey was a 2016 Entrepreneurs Challenge finalist when he competed with a prior idea.
Entrepreneurs Challenge alum, eat2explore, the award-winning family culinary adventure, was featured on the Today Show as one of the best food gifts for the holiday
Kidae Hong (MBA ’21) and Claire Park (MBA ’21), co-founders, Circle and 2021 Stern Venture Fellows participants were featured in Poets & Quants’ 2021 Most
Congratulations to 2019-20 Entrepreneurs Challenge finalist, Portable Diagnostic Systems, on winning the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) “$100,0000 for Start a SUD Startup” Challenge.
Esusu, a fintech platform that lets low-income consumer report rent payments to credit bureaus to boost their credit scores has just been named one of
Congratulations to Entrepreneurs Challenge program alum, Addinex, co-founded by Jay Schiff (MBA ’20) and Stan Roslyakov, on raising $550,000 in their latest fundraising round. Addinex
Berkley Center volunteer and branding guru, Allen Adamson, co-founder, Metaforce was featured on “The Beancast” marketing podcast with Bob Knorpp.
Joe Landolina (Tandon MS ’14) and Isaac Miller (Stern BS ’12) co-founded Cresilon, creators of a plant-based gel that promotes hemostatis, just raised $38.5 million in a Series A-3 financings. The team won the 2011 Entrepreneurs Challenge Tech Venture Competition.