Overview:Amy Chen, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at NYC Media Lab, will visit Columbia University to share details about the XR Startup Bootcamp. NYC Media Lab is seeking NYC university-based teams that endeavor to start new companies. The XR Startup Bootcamp will support teams working on VR/AR, voice technology and other future interfaces. The program will empower teams to adopt the "lean" startup method to search for and develop a business model for their startup concept. The program runs from September through November 2018 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Participating teams will receive mentorship from leading media and technology executives and investors from NYC Media Lab Member Companies and $10,000 in funding.
Program Eligibility:Faculty members, students (undergraduate and graduate), and/or existing startups affiliated with a NYC-based university are eligible to apply. Students who graduated in 2018 are eligible to apply.