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ELab Fellow, Ashley Amin, selected for Founders Institute NYC Fall 2017 Class

Ashley Amin, founder of Civicfleet, selected for the Founders Institute NYC Fall 2017 Class Great news from one of our own – Congratulations to Ashley Amin! Parsons ELab Fellow, Ashley Amin, founder of Civicfleet, was selected among a competitive group of applicants to participate in the fall session of the Founders Institute. The Founders Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program… Read more →

Parsons ELab Info Session – September 12, 2017

Are you interested in design- driven or impact entrepreneurship?

Are you or will you be a recent masters or phd graduate from The New School by December 2017?

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 entrepreneurs interested in taking the next step in launching their business!

Our 12month incubator program is committed to supporting promising startups.

Get all of your questions answered at our Info Session!

Our Fellows will also be in attendance to talk about their experience with the program.

Register here

ELAB FELLOW SPOTLIGHT: Angela Bronza (MS Strategic Design & Management ‘16) & Chloe Guss (MS Strategic Design & Management ‘16)

Meet Angela & Chloe: 2017 ELab Fellows, and the cofounders of Threadcycle. This summer, Angela and Chloe traveled to Berlin, Germany to present their company, Threadcycle, at the Sustainable Fashion Consumption Symposium. Selected to lead one of the core breakout sessions, they introduced the context from which Threadcycle was born, the company’s mission and their developing method of recycling to… Read more →

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 →