ELAB FELLOW SPOTLIGHT: Ashley Amin (MS Strategic Design & Management ‘16)

Meet Ashley Amin: 2017 ELab Fellow & Founder of CivicFleet. As a 2017 ELab Fellow, Ashley is working on CivicFleet: a way to help individuals navigate complex health, financial and administrative processes. Last month, Ashley was selected to participate in The Civic Tech Leadership Program, placing CivicFleet among the six exceptional project teams, and eight honorable mentions, selected for the program from a highly competitive… Read more →

ELAB FELLOW SPOTLIGHT: Gabor Tankovics (Design & Tech ’15)

Meet Gabor Tankovics: 2016 ELab Fellow & Founder of Dartboard.  Gabor was accepted into ELab to develop his initial concept of Dartboard into a operational business, with the goal of reimagining student loan management. Dartboard is a messaging-based service that intelligently automates and accelerates student loan payments, generating substantial savings for the 44 million US student loan holders. Earlier this spring, Gabor, Dartboard’s… Read more →

The Do School, partner with Parsons ELab, Announces the Students Selected for the INNOVATE NYC 2017 Program

New School students will tackle a community mobility challenge together with other select students from across the NYC university ecosystem, guided by the Do School. Innovate NYC empowers NYC university students through a learning-by-doing approach by solving real-world problems. Rhea Alexander, director and founder of ELab, serves on the board of advisors and is a founding member of Innovate NYC in the… Read more →

Demonstrating #PROCESS: 2017 ELab Fellows Midway Presentations // April 28th

THE #PROCESS OF STARTUPS: What’s it take? Come watch our ELab Fellows midway pitch and peek into the process of progress. Ever wanted to know more about the journey turning ideas into thriving businesses? Have you wondered what it means to iterate, or what a business model canvas entails? On April 28th, Elab Fellows will share their 4-month progress stories… Read more →

2017 ELab Fellows Recognized by Verizon & NYC Media Lab

Congratulations to ELab Fellows, Kate Wallace and Danny Dang (BFA Design & Technology ‘19 Did you hear the news ?! We’re excited to share that Zer, and undergraduate founders Danny and Kate, were recognized by Verizon and the New York City Media Lab in January.  2017 Cohort fellows, Kate Wallace and Danny Dang, began Zer as a news platform aiming to engage generation Z… Read more →

IN2NYC Program – International Innovators Initiative // Apply Today!

Parsons Elab Incubator program is in partnership with NYDesigns, an incubator and co-working space dedicated to hardware tech startups who participates in the IN2NYC Startup Visa Program offered by NYCEDC. The IN2NYC Program helps international entrepreneurs expand or relocate their businesses to New York City by facilitating collaborative partnerships that qualify entrepreneurs to apply for cap-exempt H-1B visas. DEADLINE: May… Read more →

Startup Design Jam

Calling all game-changers! If you have a background in web development, marketing, communication, public relations, design or business development, join us to show off your capabilities and gain insight into how startups grow. All skill levels are welcome! Collaborate with likeminded people to solve problems and create new solutions with our startups at the Parsons ELab program. This is a… Read more →