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Jay Schiff Wins $260K Grant from CDC

Jay Schiff, Co-founder & CEO of Addinex Technologies, Inc. has received a $260K grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve upon existing addiction medication dispensing for people with opioid use disorder. He was a 2018 Entrepreneurs Challenge finalist and avid Berkley Center Volunteer.

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Portable Diagnostic Systems Wins $75K Grant from NJ CSIT

Congratulations to Glennon Simmons, Founder & CEO of Portable Diagnostic Systems (2020 NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge TVC Semi-Finalist) for receiving $75,000 grant from the NJ Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology to accelerate the development of technologies, products, and services that support maternal and child wellbeing.

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GigFinesse Raises Seed Funding

The 2019-20 NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge Finalist closed a seed funding round of $3.6m from investors including Bessemer Venture Partners and Cosmic Venture Partners.

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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...

Vital Audio featured as “Most Disruptive” Startup by Poets and Quants

NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge winner, Vital Audio Systems Inc. was featured by Poets and Quants as one of 2023's Most Disruptive MBA Startups...

Founder Friday: Making firefighters safer with FireBeats

The FireBeats team aims to keep firefighters safer and healthier using an AI-based remote monitoring app collecting physiological data such as heart rate, sleep pattern, and activity levels...

Niura | Takeaways from the NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge

As teams gear up for the semi-finals, HVC team Niura reflects on how their venture has learned and grown from their experience in the NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge...
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