A Night at Union Square Ventures: NYU-Poly Talks Up Incubator Success

Fred Wilson opened the doors at Union Square Ventures last Thursday night to let folks from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (commonly referred to as NYU-Poly) talk up the jobs and other positive influences their incubators have had on New York’s economy.

Alumni and current tenants came out to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the NYU-Poly incubator program, which maintains facilities in Brooklyn and Manhattan. More than 100 companies have thus far worked out of the incubators, created more than 900 jobs, and collectively raised more than $60 million in equity funding.

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