Alumni Startups is a program of the Harvard Business School Club of New York. Along with HBS Angels it forms the HBSCNY Entrepreneurship Division. Alumni Startups inspires, supports, educates and connects alums interested in engaging and advancing entrepreneurship activity in NYC. The group includes founders, mentors, event participants and/or organizers.


We Are Shaping the Future of Entrepreneurship in NYC

Alumni Startups offers a wide range of Events & Programming for you to engage, learn and contribute within the larger NY startup community. Both alumni founders and alumni interested in entrepreneurship have discovered a year-round slate of activities to participate in. Come join us!

Leadership Team

Vivian Moran (MBA ’96)
Chair, Alumni Startups and co-Vice President, HBSCNY Entrepreneurship Division

Susan Becker (MBA ’89)
Chair, Marketing

Lisa Goldman Forgang (MBA ’94)
Co-Chair, External Relations

Daniel Grasman (MBA ’92)
Co-Chair, Startup Partners

Julia Hallisey (MBA ‘xx)
Startup Partners Committee, Startup Partners Entrepreneur Relations Lead

Martina Hansen (MBA ’14)
Co-Chair, Startup Partners

Swarna Kakodar (MBA ‘xx)
Startup Partners Committee, Startup Partners Alumni Engagement Lead

Doruk Kurt (MBA ‘xx)
New Venture Competition Committee, Director of External Relations

Mark Mason (MBA ‘xx)
Co-Chair, External Relations

Aditya Panda (MBA ‘xx)
Co-Chair, Programming