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Full-time MBA | Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Concept to Creation

From Silicon Alley to Silicon Valley, we launch tomorrow’s big thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurial leaders.

Student Voices

Anh Nguyen, MBA 2018

"I've been able to do so many experiential learning classes and even took a semester internship that gave me experience that I needed to pivot successfully into consulting and strategy work."

Experiential Learning

Developing Solutions, Driving Impact
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Stern Venture Fellows Program

Build your own venture immediately after completing your degree. Awarded fellows spend 10 weeks on both coasts developing their ideas and receive a $10,000 stipend, a prototyping fee, workspace, mentorship and group workshops.

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Tech and the City

Students learn about digital entrepreneurship through the lens of successful early-stage technology companies. Student work with different startups from the investment portfolios of Union Square Ventures and other leading tech-focused venture capital firms throughout their semester.

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Endless Frontier Lab

The Endless Frontier Lab is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies. The program employs an objectives-based mentoring process with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation.


A Curriculum Customized to Your Goals

You need a curriculum that is relevant to your career goals. We provide the options to get you there. Choose up to three areas of focus from more than 20. From there, you can dial in your experience by selecting from a pool of over 200 electives. 

With a course of study that is as agile and forward-thinking as you, you will develop a well-rounded understanding of all type of entrepreneurial functions and areas of interest, including venture capital, private equity, social entrepreneurship and small business. 

Related Specializations


    Brand Management      Digital Marketing       

 Entrepreneurship and Innovation     FinTech     Law and Business 

  Social Innovation and Impact     Strategy 


Related Coursework:

  • Applications in Entrepreneurial Finance: FinTech
  • Brand Strategy
  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Law & Business of Social Enterprise
  • Managing Growing Companies

  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Social Problem-Based Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Family Businesses and Privately Held Firms
  • Business Start-Up Practicum
  • Family Business

Faculty Spotlight

Arun Sundararajan

Arun Sundararajan

Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship, Arun Sundararajan, explains the fundamental transition in trust and power that is under way, unravels the paradox of digital trust in the face of a perceived trust crisis and calls on us to embed the right values into AI and platforms.

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Alumni Profile

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Lia Winograd, MBA '19

"I knew that Stern’s emphasis on diversity and holistic approach to community would help create an unparalleled setting to grow my startup. Internationalism had formed the basis of my approach to entrepreneurship, an outlook I shared with Stern’s globally minded MBA."

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Webinar Recording

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Careers in Tech & Entrepreneurship at Stern

Members of our Entrepreneurship & Startup Association and the Stern Technology Association provide an overview of these industries at Stern. Learn about the clubs, recruiting, and resources available for these industries at Stern. Hosted live: 12/11/19.
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Your Career Accelerator 

Whether you are launching a new enterprise, taking over the family business, or investing in start-up ventures, the Careers Team serves as a launchpad for your individual career goals.

The W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab, our very own entrepreneurial hub, helps students to launch and lead high-growth companies by providing extensive mentorship and guidance, cutting-edge research and high-profile new venture competitions.

Entrepreneurs Challenge
Sponsored by the W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab, the NYU Stern $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge is comprised of three competitions, with winners sharing $300,000 in combined cash and startup services:
  • New Venture Competition - winners receive a share of the $100,000 Rennert Prize, named after benefactor and Stern alumnus Ira Rennert
  • Social Venture Competition - winners receive a share of the $75,000 Social Venture Prize
  • NYU Technology Venture Competition - winners receive a share of the $100,000 cash prize, as well as pro-bono support and technical assistance, from the NYU New Venture Innovation Fund

Selected Businesses and Social Enterprises Started by Stern Alumni:

Denise Lee, MBA '10

The Black Tux
Patrick Coyne, MBA '10

Block Six Analytics, acquired by Excel Sports Management
Adam Grossman, MBA '10

Big Bad Boo
Shabnam Rezaei, MBA ’01

Butter Beans
Belinda Di Giambattista, MBA '05

Andy Stenzler, MBA '84

Priya Pandya, MBA '09
Metta Murdaya, MBA '02
Yoshiko Roth, MBA '02

Beyond Good by Madecasse
Brian McCollum, MBA '07

Mott & Bow
Alejandro Chahin, MBA '13

Jason Finger, JD/MBA '99

Torch Films
Ori Gatch, MBA '08
Tim Hobbs, MBA '08

Liz Elting, MBA '92
Phil Shawe, MBA '93

Community and Clubs

Connection Begins Here
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Stern Entrepreneurship and Startup Association

ESA helps students, alumni and affiliated entrepreneurs achieve entrepreneurial success and career goals.

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Social Impact and Sustainability Association

The mission of SISA is to propel the next generation of socially responsible business leaders through education, inspiration and conversation.


The Stern Technology Association

STA provides networking and career-building opportunities for MBA students interested in pursuing careers with technology companies - from mature tech to early stage startups.

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W.R. Berkley Innovation Labs

Berkley Innovation Labs support entrepreneurs at all stages of their venture, helping students launch and lead high-growth companies. 


Leslie eLab

The Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurs Lab is a facility where aspiring NYU entrepreneurs can connect, collaborate and develop their ideas.