Events & Workshops

Through M-Corps, SecondMuse incubates a core cohort of startups, but we also create workshops and events for the wider founder community. Explore our upcoming invites, as well as past events, and level your startup.

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M-Corps: Risk Management and Assembly at CEBIP

In this workshop you’ll learn about Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), a step-by-step approach for identifying all possible failures in a design, a manufacturing or assembly process, and the consequences of those failures. How can you reduce potential downtime and defective products/ How does this influence your assembly process?

Feb 27 at 4pm
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M-Corps: Quality Assurance at New Lab

In this workshop we’ll discuss how to plan your Quality Assurance (QA) process and QA team. At which stages in the manufacturing process should you introduce QA? What are the impacts on schedule and cost?

Mar 6 at 4pm
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M-Corps: Design Review at Urban Future Lab

All 11 M-Corps startups will present on a technical issue that they’re having and receive feedback from a panel of mentors and their fellow startups.

Mar 20 at 4pm
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Past Events

Manufacturing Visit

M-Corps Heads to Rochester for a Visit with Six Manufacturers

Looking to build a supply chain that’s closer to home? SecondMuse and NextCorps are leading a tour of six Rochester-area manufacturers who specialize in circuitboards, injection molding, industrial-grade 3D printing and precision milling. Join us for this two-day trip! Space is limited, so RSVP now.

Feb 6-8
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Manufacturing 102: Supply Chain Strategy at New Lab

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, SecondMuse continued its newest series of hardware startup support. This session, part of the M-Corps workshops series focused on Supply Chain Strategy at New Lab in Brooklyn Navy Yard. NYCEDC’s Stacey Weismiller and Inventaprint’s Rich Mokuolu lead attendees through an essential, and entertaining, presentation on sourcing and production. Throughout this series, we’ll share key takeaways so that you can learn from local experts.

Jan 30, 2019
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Manufacturing 101: Talking to Manufacturers at Urban Future Lab

At Urban Future Lab, we kicked off with Manufacturing 101: Talking to Manufacturers, a panel discussion spearheaded by local experts and moderated by SecondMuse Senior Director Katey Metzroth. As our partners at Dragon Innovation say, “Early mistakes cast a long shadow,” and our workshops help founders make more informed decisions early on to save money, and heartbreak, later in the process.

Jan 16, 2019
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Onboarding

M-Corps Startups Complete Onboarding at BF+DA

We wrapped up M-Corps onboarding for startups recently at Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator. Throughout the day, founders honed in on their Manufacturing Readiness Level and assessments and their Production Scale-Up Roadmaps.

Dec 7, 2018
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M-Corps Onboarding Day 1 & 2 at New Lab

SecondMuse kicked off the M-Corps program with a two-day onboarding at New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Startups came together for the first time and were joined by our lineup of mentors as well as M-Corps sponsor and partner, Dragon Innovation.

Dec 3, 2018
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