NYU Stern

For Coaches and Mentors

Stern’s competitions provide a variety of opportunities for business leaders and executives to get involved. These professionals range from venture capitalists, angel investors and entrepreneurs to professional service providers. Many are Stern alumni, but we also welcome interested professionals outside of the NYU community.

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Tap the Experts
Throughout the New Venture Competitions, all participating teams gain insight, advice, mentorship and expertise from seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and industry experts.

Stern’s competition provides a variety of opportunities for business leaders and executives to get involved. These professionals range from venture capitalists, angel investors and entrepreneurs to professional service providers. Many are Stern alumni, but we also welcome interested professionals outside of the NYU community.

Help Stern to launch the next generation of business leaders. Apply to become a:
• Coach – Dedicate time during the year to reading plans and hearing pitches, then provide one-on-one feedback. Volunteer for as few as one event or year-round throughout the competition process.
• Screener/Evaluator – Review venture concept summaries online and provide feedback to the teams and scores to the competition committee. Your input is crucial in determining which teams will become semi-finalist candidates.
• Mentor – Share your insights, advice, professional and educational wisdom, and valuable time while contributing to the spirit of collaboration that makes NYU Stern a unique community.

Volunteer to be a coach, screener/Evaluator or mentor

Sponsorship
Without the generous financial and in-kind support from individuals and organizations, it would not be possible to create a rich experiential learning experience for Stern-affiliated aspiring entrepreneurs. If you are interested in supporting Stern's New Venture Competitions, please contact Loretta Poole in the Berkley Center at 212-998-0074 or lpoole@stern.nyu.edu.

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