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Design Entrepreneurs NYC 2014

The third annual Design Entrepreneurs NYC kicked off with a late May orientation, followed by three consecutive weekends of intensive instruction led by industry experts and FIT faculty. Between June and September, participants worked with instructors to write, refine, and finalize their business plans, which they presented to a panel of influential industry leaders in late September.

Meet all 35 DENYC 2014 finalists here.

Design Entrepreneurs NYC 2013

Becca McCharen of Chromat was the Grand Prize Winner, while the second place winner was Vasumathi Soundararajan of Ken Wroy.

Read about all 35 DENYC 2013 finalists.

For 2013, NYCEDC was also pleased to announce a special partnership with G-III Apparel Group, who generously matched city funding for this program. Their contribution was used to establish prize money for selected finalists at the end of the program, along with additional financial workshops, as well as events for program alumni. 

Design Entrepreneurs NYC 2012

Read about about the 34 DENYC 2012 finalists. 

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