Boğaziçi University (BU) has long wanted to establish a startup gateway in New York City to support the entrepreneurial activities of the entire Boğaziçi community. Within this context, BU signed an agreement with New York University Tandon School of Engineering (NYU) to provide BU-affiliated entrepreneurs with a startup gateway in New York, leveraging the city’s burgeoning entrepreneurial landscape and the supportive infrastructure of NYU Tandon Incubators.
As part of the agreement, the NYU Tandon incubator system will house an accelerator for BU-affiliated startup companies (the BUNY Accelerator). BUNY can accommodate up to four startups, three times a year, for a period of three months per cycle.
BUNY will support BU-affiliated startups in the following ways: