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NYU-Poly School of Engineering Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs


In its latest effort to give military veterans guidance on joining the entrepreneurial scene, New York University graduated the first class of its Veteran Entrepreneur Training program this week.

The ten-week series of free sessions and lectures took the group to the Varick Street, DUMBO, and Urban Future Lab incubators run in Manhattan and Brooklyn by the NYU Polytechnic (NYU-Poly) School of Engineering. Five teams comprised of 13 veterans held a demo day for their ideas this week, says Kurt H. Becker, vice dean for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship at NYU-Poly, who oversees the program.

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