As we journey through the M-Corps program, we’ll be sharing lessons from the field, highlights from startups, reflections on the cleantech ecosystem and invites to events. Stay tuned here, and sign up for our newsletter.
On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, SecondMuse hosted the first-ever M-Corps Dinner & Awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of Cohort 1, and our beloved mentors from the program’s first year. Hosted at Essex Market, the evening created an intimate setting to enjoy amazing food, lots of laughter, and awards MC’d by Shelby Thompson.
From brewer’s waste upcycling to urban e-biking, the new M-Corps cohort is building a cleaner future, and tackling carbon emissions, from many angles covers more ground as we seek to reduce carbon emissions. Not only are these founders building companies, they’re also allies and mentors for each other during the program. Check out the new M-Corps cohort as well as the class from 2018-2019.
SecondMuse is looking for six cleantech startups who are paving the way for a more sustainable future, especially those with strong teams and products who need assistance scaling up to manufacturing. Applications are open through Sept 9.
Mike Geyer of Fictiv, Edson Greenwood of Anvy, and Max Klein of Arrow led a recent M-Corps workshop at Columbia’s PowerBridgeNY. Read the key takeaways to gain a deep understanding of how to select, negotiate with an onboard CMs.
On April 3, SecondMuse hosted the Risk Management & Assembly Workshop with guest speaker Michael Fornasiero of Empire State Development at CEBIP in Stony Brook, Long Island. In framing risk management, Michael focused the content of the workshop on Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) methodology.
On Wednesday, March 6th, the SecondMuse team brought together startups from its two NYC-based manufacturing programs – Futureworks Incubator and M-Corps – for another session in the M-Corps workshop series. Hosted by M-Corps partner New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this workshop focused on Quality Assurance (QA).
In January, SecondMuse continued its newest series of hardware startup support. This session 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 presentation on sourcing and production.