REDUCING CONGESTION WHILE MAINTAINING LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOODS.
Last-mile delivery services are undergoing significant disruption in light of the explosion of e-commerce around the world. This trend has…READ MORE
Number of mentors and potential partners in our network.
Initial investment upon acceptance into our program.
Acceptance rate per cohort application.
URBAN-X startups with female co-founders (historical).
We walked into the doors of URBAN-X with some patents, a few very rough prototypes, and a Tupperware container.
We walked out with an engineering proof of concept, a validated product, some amazing partners, press mentions in top-tier publications, a network of customers and lasting friendships.
Being associated with URBAN-X gave us credibility within the startup scene.
By the end of the program, we had a functioning prototype, support from major blind organizations, a powerful presentation pitch deck, and a clear road map to face the future.
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The URBAN-X Zine is a bi-annual, printed publication that explores the current and future condition of the city. In combining insights and opinions from experts in the fields of science, art, education, and business it takes a speculative stance on how life in cities will evolve, how entrepreneurship could shape the future and where technology might take us.
The second edition of the URBAN-X Zine explores how startups and citizens are augmenting increasingly machine-readable cities. Now that public space has been quantifiably proven to be a critical, social reactor powering urban life, how will we prevent companies from exploiting it? The obvious soltution is to simply put a price on everything. But in doing so, will we learn the value of nothing?