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NYU-affiliated entrepreneurs and startup teams can book appointments with our various experts-in-residence and industry advisors

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Startup Advising Services

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Branding Help Desk

Get 1-on-1 help with creating your brand story, avoiding common mistakes in brand positioning, and determining the foundation for your story to enter the market properly.

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Design Research Help Desk

Get help with conducting user research, creating research plans, and identifying the best methods to use for surveys, interviews, focus groups, and more.

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Designer-in-Residence

Work on your startup's product development, prototyping, manufacturing, and technology design with an expert who has 20+ years of experience.

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Legal Help Desk

Get legal insight into common startup issues such as intellectual property, corporate structure, contracts, partnership agreements, and investor proposals.

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Marketing Help Desk

Speak with a marketing expert on topics such as go-to-market strategy, customer segmentation, social media planning, and lead generation.

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Sounding Board

Pitch your idea to experienced mentors who can provide valuable feedback. Use the time in whatever way you feel will be most productive!

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Startup Financials Help Desk

Sit down with a professional accountant and ask your questions about financial statement preparation, the tax implications of a startup, and financial projections.

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Social Media Help Desk

Learn the fundamentals of social media marketing, paid media strategy, and how to develop a content marketing plan to help you generate leads, build awareness, and amplify your voice online.

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General Q&A Session

Want to learn about the W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs' miscellaneous services supporting NYU entrepreneurs? This brief Q&A session will answer your questions and help guide you down the right paths.

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