Launch Day: XRC Labs unveils Cohort 4 companies

Last night we welcomed our creative and innovative community at the University Center of The New School to celebrate the kick-off of our fourth class. Mentors, sponsors, investors, alumni, fellows, and affiliates were invited to meet and mingle with our dynamic group of Cohort 4 startups. After the opening remarks of Joel Towers, Executive Dean of Parsons School of Design, …

XRC Cohort 4 Launch Day Photos

Last night we unveiled our Cohort 4 startups at our Launch Reception at the University Center of The New School. We hope you are impressed with this dynamic group that is innovating the retail and consumer goods sectors as much as we are! Save the date for our Demo Day on September 15th, to witness their evolution and progress throughout our 14-week program.
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XRC Labs Cohort 4 Startups Launch

This week we welcomed our Cohort 4 startups and are already impressed with this dynamic group that is innovating the retail and consumer goods sectors. Please join us as we unveil this new dynamic group on June 27 at our Launch Reception. Below you will find full details on the event. Hope you can join us. Please click to RSVP …

XRC Demo Day Video Released

Our Demo Day video is released. You can now watch our latest cohort of startups presenting their final retail solutions. From on-demand activewear manufacturing to indoor mapping services to artificially-intelligent visual search, our Cohort 3 is engaged to disrupt the face of retail transforming both how the consumer shops and how retailers are delivering services. To watch the video, click here …

XRC Cohort 3 Demo Day Recap

On April 7th, we presented our impressive Cohort 3 companies to the public. We couldn’t be but proud of this cohort and each company’s achievements. For 14 weeks, the startups have been attending workshops, classes, 1-on-1 consultations, meetings with mentors, and getting introductions to retailers and brands. We have challenged their assumptions, identified new business opportunities, and worked to maximize …

Reinge Relaunch with New York Men’s Fashion Week Event

On February 1st, our Cohort 1 company, previously known as RFM Clothing, celebrated its recent relaunch as Reinge with a New York Men’s Fashion Week event held at Avenue in Chelsea. Marking an exciting kick off to the new name and a new era, Reigne showcased several of the new designs from the upcoming collection, where over 200 guests from …

Fireside Chat with Michelle Bacharach

What’s your favorite thing about XRC Labs? The retailer relationships – the team knows everyone! 5 lessons learned from going through the cohort program at XRC – Make relationships for the long term. Not everything will or should have an immediate payoff. – Pick the metrics that you want to hit and work backward from there – Focus focus focus …

XRC Young Enrepreneurs Residence Program 2017

We are happy to announce the launch of our Young Entrepreneurs Residence Program. This is a highly selective program that is open to students of the New School who have created their own startup or have a great startup idea they would like to develop in retail and consumer goods. To a select group of students, our program has granted …

Launch Day: XRC Labs unveils Cohort 3 companies

Last night, we welcomed mentors, sponsors, investors, fellows and affiliates to the University Center of The New School to introduce our third cohort class.  Culled from 500+ applications, we found the Big Eight, companies we believe are poised to challenge advance the retail and consumer goods sectors. Our cohort 3 companies are: 29th century: an AI-powered virtual data analyst to …