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Alumni Spotlight

Sprinklr, Founded by Ragy Thomas (MBA ’03) Plans Center in Hyderabad

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). 

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Alumni Spotlight

SteelSky Ventures, Founded by Maria Velissaris (MBA ’09) Raises $72M for Inaugural Fund 

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.

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Alumni Spotlight

NYU Startup, Esusu, Officially Becomes a Unicorn!

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. 

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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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