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ELAB Fireside chat Go Fund Yourself| Oct 10 /19

  ELAB Fellows had the opportunity to pitch to these established entrepreneurs garnering valuable feedback and insights on their business development models. Shawn Nelson graduated from the University of Utah.[3] In 1995, he made his first “not-bean bag” from shredded foam camp mattresses. Nelson founded LoveSac in 1998.[4][5] He hired a few college friends who helped him produce the “sacs” until Limited Too ordered 12,000 Lovesacs.… Read more →

Midway 2019 | April 29 / 19

The past April 29th, ELab Fellows shared their 4-month progress stories since they joined the 12-Month Fellowship Program in front of an audience of judges, investors, and the New School entrepreneurial community. The premise was: What does it look like to start a startup from the inside?  and to answer it each of the fellows got 5 minutes to present… Read more →

ELAB Fireside chat with Kurt Kratchman | April 5 /19

Besides sharing his vast experience creating companies, the serial entrepreneur and Global business leader Kurt Kratchman asked our fellows 3 key questions during the fireside chat: Margin (How are you making money?) Momentum (what industry/trend/momentum are you jumping on?) Flow (how is your business going to continue moving forward?)   About Kurt Kratchman: GVP, Product Development, and International at Oracle Data Cloud.… Read more →

Branding session with Edward Cardimona | March 26/19

Current fellows had the fantastic opportunity to participate in the branding workshop led by Edward Cardimona, product and brand strategist, Parsons Professor, and ELAB mentor. Besides learning about the magic behind successful brands, the fellows received guidance on how to apply marketing and storytelling tools to enhance their brand´s personality and better communicate their unique qualities.         About… Read more →

First PiNG | March 15 /19

First internal quarterly review for fellows to update each other and the ELAB team on their Progress, Needs & Goals. PiNG reviews are a great opportunity for our fellows to share with each other their progress and foster collaborations.     During this PiNG, we also had the future-casting workshop Part II, in which the fellows learned tools for building … Read more →

Gary Swart Meet Up | February 27/19

In a Two hour session with the leadership and entrepreneur keynote speaker, Gary Swart current and former fellows had the opportunity to ask questions about the entrepreneurial journey and venture capitalist relationship management.   He shared his personal experience as former CEO of Odesk and as a current venture partner at Polaris Partners.       About Gary Swart: He is a… Read more →