Six Wagner students and their rising startups chosen to enter NYU Entrepreneurial Institute accelerator

Six NYU Wagner students have been accepted into the J-Term Startup Sprint accelerator program run by the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.

The just-announced J-Term Startup Sprint class of 2019 includes two ventures generated by these students:

KinNect:  Welcoming and servicing the population of men and women reentering society after prison through an accessible and holistic website and service.

Participants: Abdulrazakh Abdirahman (MPA 2019), Thanisha Pariage (MPA 2020), William Coit (MPA 2021).

Unetrics IM+M:  Web-based application designed for impact funders and impact organizations to measure, manage, and report their social and environmental impacts in real-time.

Participants: Daniel Vitaletti (MPA 2019), Heather McGee (MPA 2019), Helen Sacco (MPA 2019).

The students and their rising NYU startups will be participating in the second annual January-Term Startup Sprint accelerator, led by the team at the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.

There are 14 teams in all, selected from 60 applications for tackling meaningful challenges across diverse sectors, from real estate to healthcare, music, and social impact. Participants represent 10 NYU schools, with the highest numbers from the NYU College of Arts & Science, Tandon School of Engineering, and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Onward!

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