The ultimate distraction-free writing tool, ‘Traveler’ via @astrohaus, is raising funds for their game-changing device on @indiegogo. The tool was specifically designed to help writers focus on that next screenplay or blog post with absolute concentration. Check it out and support! igg.me/at/freewritetraveler/
Tonight is the night! Join us at @Electroposi in Crown Heights BK this evening to hear from @NYCEDC and @SecondMuse about Futureworks Incubator. We’ll help you get your hardware startup investor ready, and applications are open through Oct 31. Come out tonight to hear from city leadership, meet fellow entrepreneurs and learn more about the program. Kicking off at 6:30pm. RSVP at the link: bit.ly/futureworksmeetup
Join us this Thursday Oct 18 at @Electroposi in Crown Heights BK to celebrate and introduce a new year of Futureworks Incubator. We'll be joined by special guest and alumni Vanessa Siverls of @BUPeriod. The free @NYCEDC x @SecondMuse program gets hardware and advanced manufacturing startups investor-ready. You’ll receive expert mentorship from industry leaders such as @Kickstarter and @UncommonGoods. RSVP to learn more: bit.ly/futureworksmeetup
As a startup and entrepreneur in the Futureworks Incubator program you’ll receive expert mentorship from industry leaders such as @Kickstarter and @UncommonGoods. Cohort sessions include support in identifying important markers to meet your retail goals and defining and reaching your desired audience. Futureworks takes no equity, and there’s no cost to participate. Sign up for the Futureworks Incubator by Oct 31 at futureworks.nyc/incubator
Join us on Oct 18 at @Electroposi in Crown Heights BK to celebrate and introduce a new year of Futureworks Incubator. This is your chance to learn more about the free @NYCEDC x @SecondMuse program, meet the operating team, and network with other movers and shakers across NYC. Alumni include @danielletrofedesign, @durouas, @reviver, and @r3printinginc. RSVP here: bit.ly/futureworksmeetup
Join @FuzeHub, @NYCEDC, ITAC, and NYC Innovation Hot Spot at @BrooklynArmyTerminal this Thursday for a Solutions Forum for New York State Manufacturers. The event will be match-maker style! Leaders of manufacturing and product development organizations will meet directly with hand-picked business and technology experts giving attendees a chance to learn about the expertise and programs offered by a vetted network of Resource Partners. Request attendance here: bit.ly/fuzehubforum
The @FutureWorksNYC Incubator applications are live! Through this @NYCEDC x @SecondMuse program for hardware startups, you’ll get deep mentorship, a series of essential workshops and summits, showcase opps and demo days. It’s free to join, and we take no equity. bit.ly/fwilaunch
Congratulations to @Wear.Works' Keith Kirkland who is now a @TED Resident. He's an @UrbanXaccel grad, @PrattInstitute grad, and a Futureworks Incubator alumni. Kirkland will join twenty other residents of various backgrounds to build and workshop in TED's NYC headquarters for 14 weeks. A well deserved honor. 🎈bit.ly/tedfellowkirkland
The #FutureworksIncubator applications are live! Through this @NYCEDC x @SecondMuse program for hardware startups, you'll get deep mentorship, a series of essential workshops and summits, showcase opps and demo days. It's free to join and we take no equity. Learn more: bit.ly/fwilaunch
Celebrate @BrooklynArmyTerminal’s centennial tomorrow, September 15th from 11:30am to 8pm. Entry is free and the summer block party features a performance by @BustaRhymes, product demos from Futureworks NYC companies, art exhibits, and more! bit.ly/batturns100
You’re invited to celebrate @brooklynarmyterminal’s centennial on Saturday, September 15th from 11:30am to 8pm. Entry is free, and the summer block party features performances by #RedHook -born @BustaRhymes and #FortGreene native @JustineSkye. The all-day event will also showcase product demos from Futureworks NYC companies, a historical A/R experience by @NYUTandon and @nycmedialab, @ArtBuiltNYC and @ChaShaMa art exhibits and more. Wine and food vendors include @MumsKitchensNYC, @FiveBoroughsBrewing, @KCBCbeer, and @SingleCutbeer. Learn More Here: http://bit.ly/batturns100
In partnership with the Alliance for @DowntownNYC, @Ooneepod’s smart bike pod is slated to open this fall in lower Manhattan. Oonee brings affordable, secure bike parking to cyclists who work near the South Ferry area at Water-Whitehall Plaza. There’s space for 20 bikes on a first-come-first-served basis. Learn more via @curbed at bit.ly/curbedoonee
Spotlight on @collabnyc & @invent_her program participant, Ari Melenciano. Creative technologist @ariciano is building neo-retro style cameras, designed for merging the digital and analog experience. Learn more about this project at @ojo.oro
Check it out! Futureworks Incubator alum @Wear.Works has been featured on @DiscoveryChannel's documentary: 'This is A.I.’. The doc is a look into the way A.I. is affecting the way our world works. WearWorks is working hard to empower blind and visually impaired users to safely and intuitively navigate to any destination. Link on our Twitter.
NYC Innovation Studio, @TomorrowLabNYC has just announced a partnership with @Citibike creating Steel Angel Keys to celebrate Citibike’s five year anniversary. Take a look at more of their beautiful designs over on their instagram.
Job hunting? @NewLab is seeking a Manager for its public-private partnerships program: New Lab City. Their inaugural New Lab City programs are taking place in New York, Copenhagen, and Barcelona and proudly create partnerships to bring together innovators and cities in meaningful ways. Join the Brooklyn Navy Yard residents! bit.ly/newlabhiring
Congratulations to @newinc on receiving a $660,000 grant from @knightfdn to explore ways to integrate new technology into museums' digital outreach efforts! The two-year incubator grant will help artists, entrepreneurs, and production companies realize technologically minded projects. Read more about it via @artnewsmag
@SkillMill_NYC on the Upper West Side is looking for a full or part-time Tech Educator to participate in a successful, growing, hands-on education program for kids and adults. If you are a creative individual who has experience with electronics, excellent communication skills, loves “making things” and wants a big role in a small successful organization, consider applying! More information at their website!
Don't miss your opportunity to design a new TechMobile Lab with @BKLYNlibrary. Help build a vehicle with the programming to bridge the technology gap among Brooklynites. They're looking to the community for fresh and improved design ideas. Visit: bit.ly/techmobilesurvey (link in our twitter)
Enjoy NYC while summer is still here! A new program has launched to help residents save money and attend the many museums and attractions that the city has to offer. Culture Pass include’s access to children’s museums, public gardens, heritage centers, and historical societies. If you have a library card, you can now reserve a pass and get free admission to dozens of cultural institutions across NYC. Visit: culture.nyc
Here’s your opportunity to design a new TechMobile Lab with @BKLYNlibrary. They're looking to the community for fresh and improved design ideas. Help build a vehicle designed to provide STEM programming while bridging the technology gap among Brooklynites. Provide your input on everything from how to “dress” the bus, the correct and most up-to-date technology, and which digital media to incorporate for a variety of age groups. Don’t miss out on closing the tech gap for future generations! Visit: bit.ly/techmobilesurvey (link in our twitter)
@NYCSanitation wants to give you $40,000 to reimagine the iconic New York City litter basket. Join their open house on July 26th at Spring Street Sanitation Garage in Manhattan to learn more about the competition and talk to sanitation workers. The first-place winner will receive an identifying mark on the first 10,000 litter baskets. Link on our twitter!
Turn trash to treasure with @NYCSanitation. They've just announced BetterBin, a $40,000 competition to reimagine the iconic New York City litter basket. Led by @van_alen, in partnership with the @idsanyc and @centerforarch, BetterBin is seeking submissions from interdisciplinary design teams. Finalists will receive $40,000 and the first-place winner will receive an identifying mark on the first 10,000 litter baskets that are produced and put into service in New York City. Link on our twitter!
Join @StilesMachinery and @BklynWoods for a week long workshop beginning on July 16th! Brooklyn Woods offers free, full time training in woodworking and fabrication skills to unemployed and low-income New Yorkers. Learn more about efficient programming techniques of woodWOP 5 software on your HOMAG or WEEKE CNC machining centers. More info at the link on our twitter!
Join the @MakerFaire team this Wednesday at @Kickstarter HQ to celebrate the build-up to the 9th annual World Maker Faire New York happening this September at @NYSCI in Queens. Call for exhibitors, presenters & performers is open now through July 15th. RSVP at the link on our twitter.
Spotlight on one of our favorite NYC fabricators, @situ_fabrication. They’re pictured here working on a lobby installation for a residential tower in Hell’s Kitchen with designs by @studiov_arch. The @situ_nyc fabrication division specializes in experimental construction and engineering projects in NYC. Their fabrication team and production hanger is based in the Navy Yard.
Check out a special feature with creative @DanielleTrofedesign on @UncommonGoods. This feature takes you inside her lush @industrycity studio and highlights her process of creating an eco-friendly answer to high-end lighting. The Brooklyn-based designer is a Futureworks Incubator alumnus. Check out the feature on our Twitter.
Good news for cyclists this Monday! Futureworks Incubator alumnus @Ouvos has officially launched their community-based mobile navigation app for iOS and Android. #Ouvos creates a better and safer experience for cyclists through real-time condition updates, bike-friendly routes and the tech to communicate with other cyclists. Try it out! Link to download on their insta!
Congrats to NYC-based @wearableX for putting on a great show during @sharktankau. @bkaccelerator alum WearableX makes yoga gear with haptic guidance that gently instructs you on your movements. Y'all are doing great work! (even if not all investors take the time to understand how the sensors function).
The @geturbanleaf team is throwing a launch party next week, and you're invited! Come celebrate the release of a quartet of new crop combinations you can grow from right on your windowsill. Becoming the next George Carver has never been easier. Urban Leaf created a brilliant 3D-printed mold that you can slide right into last night's wine bottle. Check out their site and RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2lkgDHP
The @newlab is hiring an Education Program Manager to build and scale the STEAM education program at New Lab. Excited about drawing from real life to draw up curricula, plans and lead events that draw in young, hungry pupils? Don't keep your wisdom in a drawer; apply now! https://newlab.com/careers/education-program-manager/. Drawing by @nickgolebiewski
It's oyster season, but @Squareroots.Hannah isn't prepping for some Blue Points. She's wading into another successful arugula harvest @SquareRootsGrow, the hydroponic shipping container farm in Bed-Stuy. Square Roots works with urban farming entrepreneurs to create fresh year-round harvests. They're worth a visit (and a taste) if you're ever passing through the old Pfizer building. Pic via Hannah.
Chandeliers for minimalists. The new line of @stickbulb lighting is taking over the design world. Born at @NY_Designs in Long Island City, Stickbulb fabricates Calderesque fixtures, like this Bough series, that'll catch everyone's eye - including @Rossana_Orlandi.
Want to help bring the joy of science to unexpected places? @TheMicroMuseums team is growing, and they are looking for a communications specialist and business development manager. They're expanding their fleet of six-foot-tall museums, have funding from @SciencesSandbox and wonderful installations at Rockefeller Center and Brooklyn Public Library. micro.ooo/join-the-team
The Ops21 workshop series for established manufacturers kicks off on June 13. Part of the Futureworks portfolio, backed by @nycedc and run by ITAC, the Ops21 workshops will focus on advanced materials, digital manufacturing and robotics. Each session will be led by experts from @CornellUniversity @RITtigers and @NYUTandon. Head to Ops21.nyc for all the info and to sign up for one of the 24 workshops.
NYCEDC Smart Buildings Tech Challenge seeks applicants for Brooklyn Army Terminal pilot program! If you have market-ready technologies that address key challenges related to infrastructure and building operations, the city wants to work with you.
Challenge areas include Smart Metering (electric or water metering), Smart Maintenance (onsite infrastructure maintenance, including elevators and water pumps), and Smart Communication (tech facilitating communication/information sharing within BAT and with the surrounding community). Deadline = July 12 at 4pm. Link in bio with all the details.
Toutes nos félicitations to @wearable.media for being named one of 30 international finalists for the @LVMH Innovation Award. They're headed to Paris later this month to showcase and pitch at LVMH Lab. Also, check out the recent @theverge feature on this trio of #wearabletech entrepreneurs who are currently at @NEWINC. Link in bio. Pic via @holowatyrose. #lvmhinnovationaward#futureworksnyc#lvmh
Braille is almost 200 years old, so Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Andrew Chepaitis and his team thought it might be time for an update. @TheEliaIdea created ELIA Frames, a new language based on the Roman alphabet that can be taught and learned in less than a week. The @newinc x #FutureworksIncubator alumni are now live on @kickstarter. Help support this vision for the future through our link in bio #kickstarter#crowdfunding#futureworksnyc#newinc
Two things we learned at the recent Futureworks Shops lunch at @bronxinnovationfactory : 1) When launching a new space, create community guidelines to define culture and curate likeminded members. 2) If you're purchasing new machines, get machines that can make other tools - a laser-cutter to cut sawhorses, tables and chairs, for instance. #nycedc#futureworksnyc#advancedmanufacturing
Three days until the @newinc x @a_d_o_nyc #makemodel2018 hackathon. Prototype the future of urban living and incorporate essential services like transportation, housing, sustainability and shared resources into your ideas. Hosted by @mini's A/D/O creative space in Greenpoint. Tetromino installation by NYC artist @egranger. RSVP here by Frididay if you haven't already: https://makemodel.splashthat.com/. #futureworksnyc#futureworkshops#adonyc#newinc#nycedc#egranger#futureofliving
Want to help build a beautiful future for New York City's advanced manufacturers? Apply to lead Futureworks and other industrial initiatives as a Senior Project Manager at @NYCEDC. Link in bio with all the details of this position! Photo courtesy of @dawelda at @simakerspace. #futureworksnyc#nycedc#nycjobs#nycphotographer#advancedmanufacturing
Wonderful Weekend Read: How advanced manufacturing is increasing wages (7.1%), job postings (3x), VC$ ($99.2m) and access to prototyping spaces across NYC. Read the #NewYorkWorks report tonight! (Or tomorrow; tomorrow's fine too.) Link -> in -> bio. #nycedc#futureworksnyc#advancedmanufacturing
During this holiday season, and always, we are grateful for visionaries like Kate, David, Mae, Lara and Stacey from @nycedc who turn ideas on paper into citywide programs that serve as nourishing launchpads for NYC entrepreneurs. Thank you! #futureworksnyc#nycedc