Springboard Enterprises

NYFTLab 2014

New York FashioN Tech Lab 2014

Eight innovative fashion forward companies were selected from 127 applicants addressing industry challenges such as: Innovative data analytics, digital fit, interactive display, and omni-channel technologies. The Lab Companies also had access to fashion industry professionals, business development experts, investors and successful entrepreneurs for advice and support over the course of the 12 week program. On July 24, 2014, the program concluded with a Demo Day hosted at Hearst Tower, an event attended by retail executives, investors, and press. Each of the Lab Companies presented their business opportunity and the Lab’s inaugural Demo Day that was covered by press, including WWD, Forbes Online, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine, PSFK, and AlleyWatch, as well as a segment on CBS This Morning.

Founding Members

  • Alex and Ani

  • Ann Inc.

  • Estee Lauder

  • J Crew

  • Kate Spade & Company

  • Global Brands Group

  • Li & Fung

  • LVMH

  • Macy’s

  • Ralph Lauren