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Yeshiva University Innovation Lab

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.

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Startups

50
Startups
Use our model to launch your own startup
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Students

300+
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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Entrepreneurship in Action: YU Innovation Challenge

Pitch Night, the culmination of the YU Innovation Challenge was a huge success!

Read more about Pitch Night and our winners here!

 

 

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Lab's Partners

We partner with other Labs from Israel and NYC, who help widen our eco-system to more companies and opportunities.

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Lab's Partners

We partner with other Labs from Israel and NYC, who help widen our eco-system to more companies and opportunities.

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Advisory Board

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Updates from the Lab

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Startups, Marketing and Everything In-Between

For our 2nd Workshop in the YU Innovation Challenge we hosted VP of Marketing of AIDOC Medical, Ariella Shoham for a fireside chat!

Read more about the event here!

Startups, Marketing and Everything In-Between

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Inaugural YU Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Lab and the Shevet Glaubach Center are partnering to host the inaugural YU Innovation Challenge!

Read more about the challenge here!


 

Inaugural YU Innovation Challenge

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Powerful Lessons from Successful Entrepreneurs

Our students learned so much from these three inspiring entrepreneurs as they each shared their personal entrepreneurial journey!

Read more about the event here!

Powerful Lessons from Successful Entrepreneurs

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From the Modern Battlefield to the Startup World

We had a fantastic turnout to our first in-person event with Roy Peled of Ballista Ventures!

Read more about the event here!

From the Modern Battlefield to the Startup World

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The Fall 2021 Semester Has Begun!

We welcomed our new cohort of startups!

Read more about the event here!

The Fall 2021 Semester Has Begun!

Medium article headline

YU Innovation Lab Celebrates 2nd Birthday!

We've come a long way since Spring 2019

Read more about our progress and future plans

YU Innovation Lab Celebrates 2nd Birthday!

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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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Startups, Marketing and Everything In-Between

For our 2nd Workshop in the YU Innovation Challenge we hosted VP of Marketing of AIDOC Medical, Ariella Shoham for a fireside chat!

Read more about the event here!

Startups, Marketing and Everything In-Between

article cover

Inaugural YU Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Lab and the Shevet Glaubach Center are partnering to host the inaugural YU Innovation Challenge!

Read more about the challenge here!


 

Inaugural YU Innovation Challenge

Article cover

Powerful Lessons from Successful Entrepreneurs

Our students learned so much from these three inspiring entrepreneurs as they each shared their personal entrepreneurial journey!

Read more about the event here!

Powerful Lessons from Successful Entrepreneurs

roy peled

From the Modern Battlefield to the Startup World

We had a fantastic turnout to our first in-person event with Roy Peled of Ballista Ventures!

Read more about the event here!

From the Modern Battlefield to the Startup World

article headline

The Fall 2021 Semester Has Begun!

We welcomed our new cohort of startups!

Read more about the event here!

The Fall 2021 Semester Has Begun!

Medium article headline

YU Innovation Lab Celebrates 2nd Birthday!

We've come a long way since Spring 2019

Read more about our progress and future plans

YU Innovation Lab Celebrates 2nd Birthday!

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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

""

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

""

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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