Education Supplement: Launch Sequence

Gov. Cuomo’s plan to give tax breaks to startups on college campuses faces high costs, uncertain outcomes

When companies that got their start on college campuses come to mind, the universities in question are typically the big-name schools that bespeak tech royalty: Stanford spawned Google,Harvard launched Facebook, MIT begat Dropbox. Locally, NYU has been the big name in incubating new businesses (Foursquare, Audible), recently opening an Entrepreneurial Instituteto encourage students and faculty to start their own ventures.

By Neil deMause

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