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CitiVentures x Parsons ELab Design Sprint Spring 2020

The Parsons ELab and CitiVentures are hosting a brainstorming design sprint on March 11th! The day will consist of a  workshop, lunch, sharing session and a networking hour in the afternoon. The winning prize will be a day in the life of a CitiVenture team member in NYC with an amazing opportunity to meet top executives at CitiVentures and the… Read more →

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 →

Intro to insurance and taxes with Phil Ambrosino | March 28 /19

During this intro session to insurance and taxes, fellows had the opportunity to talk to  Phil Ambrosino, an extremely knowledgeable tax accountant for startups. In a two-hour session over at Alley, fellows got into the nuts and bolts with specific questions about their companies, different legislations and how to best prepare for taxing season.   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 →