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Bakstage.AI | Preparing a Pitch

In this Challenge Blog post, the team behind Bakstage.AI breaks down how they’re preparing to pitch their venture to audiences at the NYU Venture Showcase

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Where Are They Now: Diddo’s Rishi Nair & Pamela Chen

Founded by Rishi Nair (NYU Stern), Pamela Chen (NYU Stern), and Ryan Sullivan, Diddo competed in the 2022-23 NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge. The venture’s API seamlessly blends the online streaming and shopping experience, allowing users to quickly and easily find and buy clothes and accessories worn by their favorite characters and personalities...

NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge Semi-Finalist, Frich, Raises $2.8 Million

The team behind the personal finance app Frich recently announced they had raised $2.8 million in a seed funding round led by Restive Ventures, which included participation from TruStage, K20 and Spartan Innovations. Founded by Aleksandra Medina (NYU Abu Dhabi BA ‘21) and Katrin Kaurov, the Frich App was made to demystify personal finance management for younger generations. With a focus on breaking through the unrealistic facades of financial success often...

Diddo Raises $2.8 Million in Funding

The NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge Finalist team raised $2.8 million in a round led by Link Ventures and participation from Neo and prominent figures from companies including Disney and Valentino...

CARA Systems | Growth through the NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge

As we head into the semi-finals of the 2023-24 NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge, CARA Systems reflects on how the experience has helped them refine their venture... | Digital stroke rehab for anyone, anytime, anywhere

Approximately three years ago, a close relative of mine required neural rehabilitation. In my search for an accessible and engaging solution that would enable them to exercise at home, I found a gap in the market. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a solution that was both effective and affordable, providing the flexibility necessary for home rehabilitation...

Cresilon among 2024’s ‘Most Innovative Companies’ says Fast Company

Founded by Joe Landolina (Tandon '14) and Isaac Miller (Stern '12), Cresilon aims to save lives through quick treatment to stop blood loss...

TeztUs | Recognizing a need in the market, and meeting it

Jackson's goal as a tutor was simple: to help students excel academically, but as he expanded his customer base, he recognized a consistent pattern: students, regardless of their school, grade level, or background, wait weeks to receive feedback on their assessments...

ContinueWell | Improving healthcare through entrepreneurship

Emergency room doctors Yomna Nassef (CAS ‘08) and Evan Ou have seen first hand how lack of followup support has hurt patients. ContinueWell aims to solve this through its AI-powered platform, automating a tailored plan for hospital care...
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