New York is a young, hot city and the tech scene is no exception.
From venture capitalists to founders, we rounded up 20 super stars that are creating big names for themselves despite their young ages.
Top Tech Startups Under 25 In New York City
Jared Hecht of GroupMe sold his startup for about $80 million last month.
What he’s done: Hecht and his cofounder Steve Martocci created a group mobile text messaging application, GroupMe.
Just 370 days after GroupMe’s launch, Hecht and Martocci sold the company to Skype for an estimated $80 million.
Gauri Manglik cofounded SpotOn and was a TechCrunch Disrupt finalist.
What she’s done: Manglik cofounded SpotOn, a company that helps friends discover places to go, and was a TechCrunch Disrupt finalist this year.
The NYU graduate was a former BlackRock analyst and teacher at The Princeton Review.
Alex Taub is a mentor at DreamIt Accelerator and is the head of business development at Aviary.
What he’s done: Taub has been running around the New York tech scene since he was 19 at Yeshiva University.
Now he’s a mentor at DreamIt Accelerator and heads up business development at photo editing startup, Aviary. He is also on the board of New York Venture Community, he organizes the Digital Learning Series with Startl, and is a Next New York fellow.