Tech@NYU, which sends out a newsletter to 4,000 subscribers and puts on NYU’s Startup Week every semester, is now two years old—and homeless. The organization hosts events all over campus: in the journalism school, the business school, the computer science department and occasionally the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) lab.
But as NYU’s startup culture grows, the organizers of Tech@NYU have decided to ask the administration for their own space next year.
“We’re seeing this kind of renaissance in demand in New York City for talent and also a lot of students are getting excited about starting their own companies, or at least dabbling or putting their skills to work,” Tech@NYU president Vivek Patel told Betabeat. “The library and their dorm rooms and coffee shops aren’t going to cut it.” Read More