ELab fellow Unfold in Forbes 30 under 30 !

Congratulations to Alfie Cobo (Parsons MS SDM ’18) and Andy Mccune from the 2018 ELab cohort for being named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Consumer Technology 2019! Their app Unfold provides storytellers with a toolkit to create polished, design-driven social media Stories with minimal templates.   Read more →

Announcing ELab fellowship 2019 cohort !

Elab’s Pitch Night on October 18th 2018 featured a terrific line up of companies pitching, tremendous support and energy from 150+ participants in the audience and our panel of judges. Thanks again to everyone who joined and made this night a success! After 2 weeks of deliberations, analyzing feedback and tallying up rubrics from judges, the audience, our own ELab team,… Read more →

ELab presents: Demo Day | November 15, 2018

Join us for ELab’s 2018 Demo Day ! Join us and find out about our fellow’s journey this past year, turning their ideas into thriving ventures. Mark your calendars for our 2018 Cohort’s final presentations at Parsons ELab 12mo Program!! It’s time for the startups to pitch their products and platforms in front of a group of investors and the… Read more →

ELab presents: Pitch Night | October 18, 2018

Join us for ELab’s 2018 Pitch Night ! You are invited to help us select the ELab finalists on Pitch Night! The new applicants for ELab’s 2019 12-month fellowship will pitch their startup and you get to choose the winner. The jury for startup selection will consist of a panel of judges and all of YOU!. Think Shark Tank, but… Read more →

ELab presents: 2019 Info Session | September 20, 2018

Join us for ELab’s 2019 Information Session ! Interested in design-driven or impact entrepreneurship? Are you an alumni or will you be a recent graduate from The New School by December 2018? Have a great idea for a business, a current capstone, or school project, new idea…?  Not sure how to monetize, or what business model to use? Parsons ELab… Read more →

ELab presents: Go Fund Yourself | September 13, 2018

ELab is hosting a Fireside Panel for our fellows on raising funds and growing capital: Go Fund Yourself!    Meet our panelists: For the 3rd year in a row, we are excited to announce that our own alumnus MS SDM Class of 2015 Shawn Nelson will attend and moderate the panel! Shawn founded LoveSac in 1995. He won a $1 million investment on Fox’s… Read more →

Elab Alumni Spotlight: Shahrouz Varshabi, Founder of Designity

  Shahrouz Varshabi is a New York-based design and technology professional and creative entrepreneur, who turned his challenge of paying his tuition, as well as gaining real-world experience through online freelance projects into an educational standard for young designers. A graduate of Design & Technology at Parsons (class’14), he founded Designity in 2015, a community of local freelance designers who… Read more →