We hope you had a great summer so far and are staying safe wherever you are currently based! Here is a brief on what’s been happening this summer~
Tandon Made Challenge 2.0
This July, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the NYU Tandon Made Challenge 2.0. The Challenge is a chance for teams of incoming graduate and undergraduate NYU Tandon students to focus their talents on solving pressing challenges in healthcare and AI after the COVID-19 crisis, potentially seeing their solutions brought to market. 25 participating teams will submit their project executive summary for a chance to split the $10K USD prize pool. Join us on Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 11:00 am ET for the LIVE showcase and award ceremony!
🚀 Cool Products to Try
Frich is the proud winner of 2021 NYU-Yale Pitch off ♥
Budgeting doesn’t have to be boring. It’s time to hack money with your friends! Frich is a social finance app that empowers you to take control of your finances through goal setting and saving challenges with your friends. The best part? The app REWARDS you for sticking to your budget. Download Frich now! Available on the App Store and Google Play Store.
Databar.ai is a semifinalist in the NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge
Interested in analytics & data? Databar.ai, founded by our favorite IVS alumni David Abaev, is a free tool that lets users get live, custom datasets quickly & without code. They recently launched their private beta and are looking to onboard additional users to stress test and provide feedbacks (compensated with merch & gifts!!) Interest form linked here.
Our favorite IVS Alumni Vida Saffari is currently a UI&UX intern @LIFE
LIFE Intelligence is a science-backed guide to self, career, and relationships. LIFE’s emotional management toolkit helps you master every mood, relieve stress and anxiety, improve work productivity, and build lasting relationships. To do and feel your best, on the fly. Download LIFE now! Available on theApp Store and Google Play Store.
The Egg is founded by our driven entreprenuerial friends @Duke University; Click the egg logo to sign up
The Egg just launched a digital community for students to accelerate their careers in entrepreneurship! Join a network of students from 20+ Universities in resource-sharing, discussion, and internship opportunities. Read about The Egg here.
🆘 Volunteer Needed
Click the image for a message from Tift County Animal Shelter
If you are currently based in the tri-state area and, at any point, considered bringing a furry friend home, NOW is the time! Our friend @Waldo’s Rescue Pen is urgently looking for fosters for puppies transported from Tift County, Georgia. The benefits of fostering include, the company of super cute dogs, a 200-member network of support, and ofc the opportunity to foster fail if you fall in love with your foster ♥ Foster Application is linked here.