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NYC Venture Fellows is a world-class, year-long fellowship program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs scale their ventures in New York City. Established by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and in partnership with 92nd Street Y, this one-of-a-kind program provides:

Membership to a top-tier group including leaders of some of the world’s most exciting companies – past Fellows have included the leaders of Warby Parker, Etsy, Rent the Runway, SecondMarket, MakerBot, Codecademy, comiXology, Raspberry Pi, and Songza.

Exclusive mentorship relationships with senior leaders from some of the world’s top organizations, which have included LivePerson, IBM, Lerer Ventures, AppNexus, RRE Ventures, CBS, Collective[i], Time Warner Investments, Huge, HowAboutWe, Warby Parker and dozens more.

Executive education focused on addressing the leadership challenges that CEOs face in scaling their companies, including M&A strategy, managing a high-performing board and new market entry.

2014 NYC Venture Fellows share their thoughts on the program:

The 2015 class of NYC Venture Fellows includes 33 leaders of fast-growing ventures from NYC and around the world, including international digital media and education pioneers, enterprise technology innovators, and social entrepreneurs. Each Fellow will be paired with an executive-level mentor  and team of advisors, and will participate in networking sessions, 92Y events, and training on relevant issues in the entrepreneurial world.

View biographies for the 2015 Fellows and visit Digital.NYC to see their company profiles!

1507, 2015

In the News: July 7-13

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CommonBond; July 13, 2015; How I Paid for My Engineering Degree, Then Became Debt-Free

CommonBond; July 11, 2015; CommonBond expands MBA loan options for international students

Coalition for Queens; July 9, 2015; Watch CREATE: Detroit’s Inaugural Ideas […]

1507, 2015

In the News: June 30-July 6

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Zady; July 6, 2015; Online retailecr Goes Global

Sols; July 3, 2015; Interview With Kegan Schouwenburg Of SOLS 3D-Printed Custom Insoles

Zady; July 2, 2015; Made in the USA clothing: Rare but worth it

Zady; July […]

1507, 2015

In the News: June 22-29

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Zady; June 29, 2015; Trendsetters at Work – Zady

HowGood; June 29, 2015; Aged door opens onto new eatery with Spanish flair

Board Vitals; June 25, 2015; Gov. Cuomo’s START-UP NY Supporters Urge Patience With Anemic Job Creation

CommonBond; June 25, 2015; CommonBond Completes […]

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