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innovaton lab

YU Innovation Lab

Student-fueled, consultant-led
startup accelerator in the
business heart of New York City.

YU Innovation Lab fuels a borderless NYC-based ecosystem via a unique model - business accelerator within the academy.

We are shaping the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders with educational programming and industry-specific resources supported by seasoned consultants as academics. Our innovative spirit is infused with Jewish values fostering a culture relentlessly focused on transforming human insight into business value.

Contact innovationlab@yu.edu for more information.
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Startups

25
Startups
Use our model to launch your own startup
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Students

190
Students
Meet future collaborators
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YU Courses

12
Courses
Surround yourself with a diverse student body
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Countries

4
Countries
U.S., Israel, Canada, and Argentina
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Thought-Leadership

Our Faculty members are leaders in the field and frequently publish articles and thought-leadership pieces.

2019 Innovation Lab ribbon cutting
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A Fly on the Virtual Wall

An I-Lab webinar on deep listening as insights engine...

A Fly on the Virtual Wall

...everybody talks about insights and we have a method for finding them. Fresh, deep insights which, when applied to strategy, create big-time competitive advantage.

View the webinar recording on our Medium page.

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Dispatch No. 1 - Update from the I-Lab

It's our first birthday this month!

Dispatch No. 1 - Update from the I-Lab

First we were just a dream, an idea. Then, with the amazing help and support of countless brave colleagues, we cut the ribbon and launched the YU Innovation exactly a year ago. We've been busy - here's our report on what happened and what's next... read the full Dispatch 1 on our Medium blog.

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Start-up City: What it Takes to Make it In New York New York

If you can make it here...

Start-up City: What it Takes to Make it In New York New York

In early 2020 we surveyed 15 Israeli founders who launched their business into the crucible of the New York market. They shared some very specific and actionable advice to the startups planning to follow in their footsteps.

View the full Start-up City Innovation Lab article here

Updates from the Lab

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Founder Bootcamps

One-day intensive dive into the most important founding decisions that tend to go awry, alternating between YU’s I-Lab location and an equivalent one in Israel.

Founder Bootcamps

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Marketing 101 for Startups/Growth Hacking Sprint

Two-day workshop for Israeli and YU affiliated startups with leading marketing experts and growth hackers. (Coming Soon)

Marketing 101 for Startups/Growth Hacking Sprint

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Cultural-dictionary workshops and publications for international and American entrepreneurs to learn...

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Cultural-dictionary workshops and publications for international and American entrepreneurs to learn about the other culture. Business culture and flow, “reading between the lines,” public speaking and debating, negotiation and presentation skills. (Coming Soon)

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Innovation Lab’s First Class of Startups and Students Get to Work

Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab is up and running...

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Innovation Lab’s First Class of Startups and Students Get to Work

Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab is up and running, providing a space for Israeli startups to collaborate with YU students, alumni and faculty alike. Launched in May 2019, the Lab works in conjunction with Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The Innovation Lab operates independently as a hub for startups, and also integrates various courses offered at YU’s Sy Syms School of Business and Katz School of Science and Health. The Lab assigns teams of YU students — along with a faculty member — to work with one of the 11 participating startups. It also includes specialized workshops, office space, legal counsel and personalized guidance from senior high-tech and business professionals acting as mentors.

Read the full article here.

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Founder Bootcamps

One-day intensive dive into the most important founding decisions that tend to go awry, alternating between YU’s I-Lab location and an equivalent one in Israel.

Founder Bootcamps

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Marketing 101 for Startups/Growth Hacking Sprint

Two-day workshop for Israeli and YU affiliated startups with leading marketing experts and growth hackers. (Coming Soon)

Marketing 101 for Startups/Growth Hacking Sprint

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Cultural-dictionary workshops and publications for international and American entrepreneurs to learn...

Continue reading

Cultural-dictionary workshops and publications for international and American entrepreneurs to learn about the other culture. Business culture and flow, “reading between the lines,” public speaking and debating, negotiation and presentation skills. (Coming Soon)

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Innovation Lab’s First Class of Startups and Students Get to Work

Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab is up and running...

Continue reading

Innovation Lab’s First Class of Startups and Students Get to Work

Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab is up and running, providing a space for Israeli startups to collaborate with YU students, alumni and faculty alike. Launched in May 2019, the Lab works in conjunction with Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The Innovation Lab operates independently as a hub for startups, and also integrates various courses offered at YU’s Sy Syms School of Business and Katz School of Science and Health. The Lab assigns teams of YU students — along with a faculty member — to work with one of the 11 participating startups. It also includes specialized workshops, office space, legal counsel and personalized guidance from senior high-tech and business professionals acting as mentors.

Read the full article here.

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