Meet the cohort
More than 170 New York-based startups applied for the NYC Recovery Challenge. We recognize and congratulate the ten companies selected to be NYC Recovery Challenge Fellows:
Kobina Ansah, Coverr (Queens) - Financial services customized for gig economy workers for highest earning potential.
Byran Dai & Rahul Mahida, Daivergent (Manhattan) - A platform that maximizes job-readiness for individuals in the autism & disability population.
Su Sanni & Chris Coles, Dollaride (Brooklyn) - A mobility company for communities underserved by public transit.
Kelly Ifill, Guava (Manhattan) - Digital community banking for Black-owned small businesses.
Karen Schoellkopf, Leap Fund (Brooklyn) - Solutions to identify, bridge, and ultimately, eliminate benefits cliffs creating pathways towards financial independence.
Jason Greenwald & Daniel Langus, Live XYZ (Brooklyn) - Map & places directory where every business on every block is mapped to the front door, classified, and updated over time.
Amina Yamusah, Sector (The Bronx) - Job application and job tracker that walks upskilled job seekers through an optimized job search.
Tracey Hobbs, Shifterr (Brooklyn) - Makes finding work and hiring employees easier and more flexible.
Tomas Uribe & Kristian Diaz, Stereotheque (Manhattan) - End-to-end collaboration tool for creative teams.
Tanvir Islam, David Jiang and Bassit Malam, TYCA tech. (Brooklyn) - AI-powered online community marketplace connecting people to local brick & mortar bodegas.