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NYU Startup School

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

Date & Time
Thu, February 23, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Location
Online Zoom Event

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Funding Your R&D: VC, Federal Grants, and More — This session will be led by Alexia Akbay (CAS '17), CEO of Symbrosia. With a background in green chemistry, Alexia's prior research focused on petroleum-based consumer products, medical marijuana, and blockchain-enabled carbon accounting.

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About the speaker:
Alexia Akbay is the CEO and Co-founder of Symbrosia, a marine biotech company based in Kona, Hawai'i developing new seaweed species for sustainable applications. With a background in green chemistry, Alexia's prior research focused on petroleum-based consumer products, medical marijuana, and blockchain-enabled carbon accounting. She is passionate about sustainability as a Grist 50 Fixer, climate activist, and author in "A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future", commenting on genomics as a tool for climate change mitigation and adaptation. She received an MPH from Yale and holds a B.S. from New York University in Chemistry (CAS '17).

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