Alumni Startups supports and connects HBS alums interested in entrepreneurship activity in NYC. The group includes founders, mentors, professors, angels, and most of all, people who want to shape the future of business in NYC. Join Us!

About Us

About Us Section – History of Alumni Startups

Startup Stages & Life Cycle of Our Programming

We try to offer programs for startups across a spectrum of stages. See our categorization of stages below:

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I have a skill.

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I have a plan.

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Rookie EntrepreneurFriends & Family Round, Seed Round, Series A

I have a product.

I have a pitch.

Meet Our Squad Test

Ali AmarsySVP, Global Strategy Lead, Publicis Commerce & co-Vice President Entrepreneurship (Alumni Startups), HBSCNY

Ali leads Strategy globally for Publicis Commerce. In a past life as an entrepreneur, his AI startup was acquired in 2019. He has also worked 14 years at Leo Burnett and Publicis Groupe in the US and Middle East. Ali’s expertise is in taking ideas with potential for significant economic impact and packaging them for people to rally behind.

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Opportunities & Programs

Call to Action – All HBSCNY Events Calendar

  • Startup Partners (Round Tables Curated for our Entrepreneurs)
  • New Venture Competition NY/Northeast Regional Headquarters (Global $100K start up competition)
  • Annual Entrepreneurship Conference (Great Insight and networking for NYC entrepreneurs)
  • Attend our programs
  • Join a planning committee (link to signup?)

Startup Partners

New Venture Competition

Open to for-profit companies, competing in the NVC Northeast Regionals is your chance to showcase your company to a large group of investors and advisors, advance to the NVC semifinals and global finals at HBS, and win over $100,000 in cash prizes.

Our Impact

  • +40

    Startups Mentored

  • 30

    # NVC Applicants

  • 30

    # Mentors

Meet Our Squad

Squad Members

  • Ali AmarsyPLDA 21
    Co-Vice President, Entrepreneurship
  • Kathleen MurrayAMP 112
    NVC Regional Team Lead
  • Jill GoldhandMBA 1993
    NVC Volunteer
  • Martina HansenMBA 2014
    Co-Chair, Startup Partners
  • Jennifer HurfordMBA/MPP 2017
  • Gregory MeredithMBA 1986
  • Isaac ShadpourPLDA 30

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Meet the Squad

  • Ali AmarsyPLDA 2016
    Publicis Commerce

    Ali leads Strategy globally for Publicis Commerce. In a past life as an entrepreneur, his AI startup was acquired in 2019. He has also worked 14 years at Leo Burnett and Publicis Groupe in the US and Middle East. Ali’s expertise is in taking ideas with potential for significant economic impact and packaging them for people to rally behind.

  • Kathleen MurrayAMP 1993
  • Gregory MeredithDegree/Year
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  • Martina Hansendegree/year
    Startup Partners Chair

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