Dec 1, 2021, 4:30 pm5:45 pm


Event Description

This session, moderated by Don Seitz of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, showcased six of the hottest startups from New Jersey academic institutions. At the time, these ventures, from different industries with roots in different academic research areas, were all raising venture or angel funds and in the pre-seed, seed or Series A stage.


This session was part of Engage 2021, Princeton University's 2nd annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference. The conference was live streamed December 1-2, 2021. Engage brings together researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry, government and stakeholders from throughout the innovation ecosystem to catalyze the transformation of research into innovations that impact the world. Engage 2021 was hosted by Princeton Innovation and organized by the Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations


Princeton Innovation is the University’s campus-wide initiative to extend the benefits of Princeton discoveries into the world to create solutions for humanity. Princeton Innovation emerges from the University’s commitment to service, research and education.


Session Date and Time: Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 4:30 PM-5:45 PM ET


Speakers: Tara Alvarez - Chief Scientific Officer; Professor, Bio-Medical Engineering, OculoMotor Technologies; New Jersey Institute of Technology

Matthew Cristaldi - Co-Founder, Grid Discovery

Mark Esposito - Chief Executive Officer and Founder, KayoThera

Hassan Fathallah-Shaykh - Co-Founder, MRIMath

Philip Odonkor - Assistant Professor, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology

Don Seitz - Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, Princeton University

Jeffrey Zhao - CEO, Notitia Biotechnologies Company


This session was organized by the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council.