A design led business lab dedicated to entrepreneurial practice and research.

ELab brings alumni closer to the NYC design and entrepreneurial communities by redefining the post-graduate experience for a selected group of Parsons School of Design Strategies graduate students to help transition alumni from students to entrepreneurs.


ELab calls for the 12 Month Fellowship Incubator Program 2016-2017

Do you live, eat, and breathe your vision? Have a great idea for a business, but you’re not sure how to get your startup off the ground?  We are proud to support current students and alumni in their journey of becoming entrepreneurs! The application for ELab’s 12 Month Fellowship Incubator Program is now open. This year’s cycle 2016/2017 commences on 14th November 2016 and runs through… Read more →


Ready for Take-off: DEMO DAY Coming up!

  Join us and find out about the start-ups journey, turning their ideas into thriving ventures. Mark your calendars for our 2016 Cohort’s final presentations at Parsons ELab 12mo Program!! It’s time for the startups to pitch their products and platforms in front of an audience of judges, investors and ELab community. Each company gets 5 minutes to present their… Read more →

New Challenge and Parsons ELab Workshop

Another great opportunity coming your way! New Challenge and Parsons ELab will be hosting a workshop that will comprise skill-building sessions to support entrepreneurs in advancing their current ventures or future business ideas. If you plan to apply for the next cohort of ELab fellows, this will be a great opportunity to better shape your business pitch! Potential topics will include:… Read more →


Designity is hiring!

Designity is hiring! They just contacted us; they are looking to fill five different positions that you can review here. Designity is a community of creative freelancers, where savvy business and talented creatives get the job done, right. Whether a web design project, branding for a new product, or promotional campaign, Designity provides both parties with the required tools and resources… Read more →

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ELab Info Session

Are you interested in design- driven or impact entrepreneurship? Are you a second year student or recent alumni from School of Design Strategies (SDS) graduate programs or Digital Technology (DT)? Do you have a great idea for a business, but you’re not sure how to get your startup off the ground?   Parsons ELab is looking for startups interested in… Read more →

Calling for game-changers!

  We are excited to announce our next Design Jam on August 13th! 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 for… Read more →

NYC Media Lab ’16

Columbia University is inviting faculty and students from NYC’s universities to demo at NYC Media Lab ’16, which will be hosted onThursday, September 22nd, from 8 am to 6 pm at Columbia University’s Alfred Lerner Hall. This is NYC Media Lab’s major event of the year. On this day, community-executives from the media and technology industries, faculty and students, startups and investors,… Read more →