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NYU Polytechnic Schoo of Engineering announces graduates of VET training & public-relations services for incubator tenant/clients

Our member incubators at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced:

  • a first class of 14 veterans of the U.S. military completed a 10-week Veteran Entrepreneur Training (VET) curriculum and will have access to space at the incubators for an additional three months, under funding secured by Assembly Member Joseph Lentol (D-North Brooklyn, AD 50). For more information and a list of the VET startups, see the university's news release;
  • arrangement with The Marino Organization, a full-service public relations and strategic communications firm, to extend its services to tenant/clients of all of NYU's incubator programs and sites. For more information, see a separate news release

NYU's incubator programs comprise sites at Varick Street and DUMBO, and the NYC ACRE and PowerBridgeNY programs at the Urban Future Lab in downtown Brooklyn. 

Graduations, entries, & fund-raises at NYU's NYC ACRE & Varick Street incubator sites

The incubator programs of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced several milestones, starting with graduation from the NYC ACRE incubator of three tenants: HEVO Power, Keen Home, and Enertiv. Three new companies newly admitted in their place are:

  • Agrylist, a data platform for indoor farms;
  • EV-Box, a U.S. market entry for a European leader in electric-vehicle charging points;
  • 475, an e-commerce platform for high-performance-building energy professionals.

In other news from the incubator programs at NYU: 

Bonded Energy Solutions profiled by InnovateLI

Continuing a review of companies being incubated by the NYSERDA-sponsored Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brook University, InnovateLI profiled startup Bonded Energy Solutions.

The company brings sensor-controlled heating zones and other technological improvements to conventional steam-heat systems. Its system is being tested and validated in a Bronx apartment building in a trial managed by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology. 

Tech Garden 10th anniversary: recap of media coverage

Our founding member The Tech Garden, which turned an abandoned parking garage in downtown Syracuse into a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship for the entire Central New York Region, recently marked its 10th anniversary with a daylong celebration.

Events included a pitch contest managed by LaunchNY; a food-truck rodeo on streets surrounding The Tech Garden; a tour of the emerging "innovation district" (tech corridor) anchored by the incubator and its recent expansion into the AXA Towers; and a gala dinner. Here is a recap of media coverage: