Wiggins Featured in the Wall Street Journal and The Deal Magazine

Prof. Chris Wiggins was recently featured in the articles:

"Steering Grads to Start-Ups" by Shira Ovide in the Wall Street Journal and
"Mecca on the Hudson" by Mary Kathleen Flynn in The Deal Magazine.

Both articles highlight his work with HackNY.org - a sustainable, repeatable summer program matching computationally and quantitatively expert NYC students with NYC startups, to:

  • Assist in funding student summer internships
  • Provide pedagogical lectures to develop needed skills which are not obtained in traditional curricula
  • Establish a community of NYC tech/entrepreneurship-oriented students
  • Strengthen the community of NYC tech-oriented startups
  • Strengthen the entrepreneurial community in NYC more generally
  • Facilitate quantitative and computational students securing entrepreneurial opportunities post-graduation

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