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Dumbo Incubator/Co-Working Spot Coming in Fall, Thanks to a City, a School and Two Walentases


Dumbo, the quiet neighborhood rather painfully nicknamed “Silicon Beach” that reminds some techies of San Francisco, is getting an incubator/co-working space in the vein of the NYU-Poly incubator on Varick St. in Soho. The city is investing $250,000 into a space for 30 desks for tech companies and freelancers, provided at subsidy by neighborhood developer Two Trees–who also sponsored that free wifi that you now see popping up on the Manhattan Bridge. NYU-Poly will manage the space, selecting tenants and lining up workshops, speakers, and networking sessions. Read More