About the EFL Program

The EFL program runs from October – May each year. Founders are not required to have a New York University affiliation and do not have to relocate to New York.

 

The program is free for founders – no equity or fees are taken. Other program benefits include:

Executive
mentorship

Business leaders, serial entrepreneurs, and seasoned executives will help you craft your company’s vision through time-bound, performance-based goals.

Access to leading VCs and Investors

Investment mentors will guide you in successfully raising capital, make connections with New York’s investment community, and may even invest in your startup.

Guidance from leading scientists

Prominent scientists and researchers across a myriad of verticals will help you mold your technology development strategy.

Business development

NYU Stern’s MBA students will support you in a variety of ways based on your specific business needs.

EFL team
guidance

The EFL’s expert team will keep you on track to accomplishing your goals by optimizing your access to mentors, MBA students, and other resources throughout the program.

Corporate
services

EFL’s corporate partners donate many hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of in-kind legal, financial, and technological services.

About the Program

The EFL program runs from October – May each year. Founders are not required to have a New York University affiliation and do not have to relocate to New York.

How it works

01 Goal Setting

We provide structure and accountability for startups by setting SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound) goals at each meeting, giving a framework for the startup to prioritize tactics in order to ultimately reach their next value inflection point. 

02 Expert Mentorship

Business leaders, serial entrepreneurs, and seasoned executives will work with you on a one-on-one basis to help shape your company’s strategy and guide you towards important milestones.

03 Generate Growth

Investment and business mentors will make connections, may invest in your startup, and will provide advice required to scale your business.

Mentorship from business leaders and scientists

Endless Frontier Labs’ mentors are business leaders, investors, and scientists drawn from New York’s thriving business and academic institutions and beyond. Our mentors commit substantial time to provide startups with the best advice and connections to maximize their chances of success.

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Open to early stage startups

The nine-month program runs October-May each year. Founders are not required to have a New York University affiliation and do not have to relocate to New York. The program is completely free for participating founders and does not take any equity in startups.

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The program is free for founders – no equity or fees are taken

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Mentorship from elite business leaders and scientists.

Endless Frontier Labs’ mentors are elite business leaders, investors, and scientists drawn from New York’s thriving business and academic institutions and beyond. Our mentors have founded or lead multibillion-dollar companies and commit substantial time to provide startups with the best advice and connections to maximize their chances of succeeding.

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EFL Internal Advisory Board

Batia Wiesenfeld
Andre J. L. Koo Professor of Management at Stern School of Business, NYU

Luís Cabral
Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics at NYU Stern School of Business

Neil Rader
Chief Operating Officer of NYU Stern School of Business

Stacie Bloom
Vice Provost for Research and Chief Research Officer at NYU

Our Values

Founder Friendly

We are committed to provide programming in the long-term interests of entrepreneurs. We do not take equity or fees from startups. Each core aspect of the program is in the best interests of founders before, during, and after the program.

Inclusivity

We are committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and just community now and for our future. We will provide an environment that is free of bias, prejudice, discrimination, and harassment.

Performance Orientation

We are committed to (a) selecting founders with extraordinarily bold, new ideas, (b) providing intimate access to outstanding mentors, and (c) eliciting maximum effort from mentors and founders to accelerate the societal impact of breakthrough science.

Founder Friendly

We are committed to provide programming in the long-term interests of entrepreneurs. We do not take equity or fees from startups. Each core aspect of the program is in the best interests of founders before, during, and after their formal engagement in our cohorts.

Inclusivity

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable community for now and for our future. We will provide an environment that is free of bias, prejudice, discrimination, and harassment.

Committed to Excellence

We are committed to (a) selecting founders with extraordinarily bold, new ideas, (b) providing intimate access to outstanding mentors, and (c) eliciting maximum effort from mentors and founders to accelerate the societal impact of breakthrough science.

EFL Team

The EFL Team brings their unique professional backgrounds and expertise to support startups throughout the program.

Deepak Hegde
Director

Chris Mosher
Associate Director

Linda Meehan
Startup Manager

Mark Flynn
Associate Director

Khoa Ma
Associate Director

Rob Kulhanek
Assistant Director

Nour Obeidallah
Administrative Aide

EFL Internal Advisory Board

Batia Wiesenfeld
Andre J. L. Koo Professor of Management at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU

Luís Cabral
Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics at NYU Stern School of Business

Neil Rader
Chief Operating Officer of NYU Stern School of Business

Stacie Bloom
Vice Provost for Research and Chief Research Officer at NYU

Meet the team

The EFL Team will support you throughout the program.

Deepak Hegde
Director

Diamond
Associate Director

Khoa Ma
Associate Director

Linda Meehan
Startup Manager

Mark Flynn
Associate Director

Rob Kulhanek
Assistant Director

Nour Obeidallah
Administrative Aide