IVY is the world's first Social University, created to unite thoughtful individuals through a robust curriculum of experiences.

Founded 2012
51-200 employees
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  • Headquarters address
    48 W 25th St. New York, NY
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    IVY unites rising leaders and introduces them to the most inspiring people, ideas, and experiences in the world. Over the last three years, we’ve built a dynamic team of 80 rock-stars, and established IVY as the leading community of entrepreneurs, artists, and innovators in the USA. IVY currently has 20,000 members and 100,000 registrants, with seven chapters across New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, and Miami (with plans to expand across 50 global cities). We host more than 1,000 experiences per year to bring our curriculum to life, including dinner and seminars with leading thinkers, art immersions, film screenings, global trips, and social impact activities. Led by two Harvard Business School graduates, we are backed by a renowned group of investors, including early investors in Facebook, Spotify, and Uber, as well as serial entrepreneurs with numerous successful exits.

    We believe everyone has limitless potential, and our vision is for IVY to be the catalyst for achieving unprecedented human unity, progress, and fulfillment. Our curriculum enables rising leaders to elevate the world through experiential learning and collaborations focused on entrepreneurship, arts, social impact, policy, wellness, science, and philosophy. In the coming years, we will transform every global city into an immersive lifelong campus that provides everyone with the ideas, experiences, and connections they need to make a lasting positive impact on the world. The inspiration for IVY was strongly influenced by our Founders’ experiences at institutions like Harvard Business School, and the ways in which collegiate communities are able to accelerate ones’ social, professional, and intellectual development. We are obsessed with creating a global community that provides the same benefits throughout life.

    Tech stack

    Ruby on Rails, AngularJS/ReactJS, Objective-C, Swift, Heroku, etc.


    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)

    Values and quality of life

    Catered meals
    IVY - Boston team catching some rays of sun during team lunch
    IVY - IVY DC hosting an IVY member brunch
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    IVY - IVY team hard at work.
    IVY - Team is all smiles at IVY photography lab
    IVY - IVY NYC celebrating at the Summer Soiree
    IVY - IVY's content manager getting ready to introduce our thought leader for an IVY Salon Discussion
    IVY - NYC Community team on their way to team lunch!
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    IVY - Media team meeting in NYC