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.