In the News: Startups from NYU Stern

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2008-09 New Venture Competition Winner, Butter Beans, Featured in Inc.

Butter Beans provides healthy, homemade meals, as well as education about food and nutrition to school-aged children and faculty. They were highlighted in an article on discussing startup companies that are making healthy food options more accessible for kids and parents.

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Kinvolved among the Top 10 socially responsible startups in New York

The 2013 winners of the Social Venture Competition, Kinvolved, was recognized by Crain's as one of the ten most socially responsible startups changing the way New York does business. Kinvolved seeks to improve classroom attendance, particularly among underserved students.

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Atikus Featured in Crain's 10 Socially Responsible NY Businesses

Atikus, finalist of the 2014 Social Venture Competition, developed by Kate Woska, Stern BS, 2012,and partner Mary Miner was recognized as one of the 10 socially responsible startups changing the way New York does business.

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Smart Vision Labs (2012-13 NVC winner) raises $6.1 million in funding

Smart Vision Labs, winner of NYU Stern's 2012-2013 New Venture Competition, raises $6.1 million in funding. According to Forbes, "The startup plans to use the money to work on its product and hire staff in sales and marketing, but also to bring optometrists in-house to join its team."

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2013 NVC finalist, Keen Home, scored one of Shark Tank's biggest wins

Ryan Fant and Nayheem Hussain, founder of Keen Home, 2013 finalist in the New Venture Competition was featured by Inc."How a College Startup Scored One of the Biggest Wins in 'Shark Tank' History"

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Madecasse Named One of 50 Most Innovative Companies by FastCompany

The 2008 winner of the NYU Stern Social Venture Competition, Madécasse, developed by Tim McCollum (MBA '07), Brett Beach and Brian McCollum, was named one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies by FastCompany.

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