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Entrepreneur and recent graduate Lia Winograd (MBA '19), Co-founder of Pepper, is profiled as part of a P&Q trend story highlighting the most disruptive MBA startups of 2019

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Excerpt from Poets & Quants -- "In theory, you could claim that starting a venture might distract students, taking time away from their studies, extracurricular activities, and networking. Certainly, Lia Winograd made tradeoffs while building Pepper at New York University. At the same time, she counters, she had access to a wealth of resources, and faculty advice – while being able to apply what she learned in real time. In other words, business school served as a safety net that kept the pressure at bay. Even more, she leveraged her alumni connections to amass early seed funding."

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