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M-Corps Onboarding Wraps Up With a Focus on Essential Manufacturing Baselines

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M-Corps is America’s first program to help cleantech startups manufacture and get to market faster. Funded by NYSERDA, SecondMuse and Rochester-based NextCorps are working with promising startups across New York State. Our reflection of the first two days of M-Corps onboarding at New Lab focused on how to produce connection, trust and altruism, which is the baseline of SecondMuse’s approach to building 21st century economies. On the final day of onboarding at Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn…

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Three Lessons from SecondMuse’s M-Corps Launch at New Lab

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More than a year ago, we wrote a 90-page proposal to win NYSERDA’s M-Corps RFP. There were lots of diagrams and models, fancy flow charts and infographics. But really, those frameworks were just elaborate ways to deliver our real message: SecondMuse’s M-Corps will strengthen the cleantech manufacturing economy in New York by bringing people together and solving real problems like how to manufacture. Sound a bit vague? It’s not. From innovation districts to coworking spaces,…

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Dragon Innovation Signs on as Lead M-Corps Sponsor and Partner

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SecondMuse’s M-Corps just got a whole lot stronger with the addition of Dragon Innovation as our lead sponsor and core design-for-manufacturing partner. Over the next two years, we’ll be helping dozens of cleantech startups manufacture and get to market across New York State. Dragon Innovation will be alongside us to spearhead startups’ journey from prototype to high-volume factory production. Manufacturing (and all its pitfalls) starts well before production, which is why we felt Dragon was…

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SecondMuse Launches New York State’s First Cleantech Manufacturing Program

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SecondMuse is launching the first program in New York that is dedicated to helping cleantech startups manufacture and get to market. The two-year M-Corps pilot will provide cleantech startups with an embedded manufacturing team, access to critical templates and resources to support manufacturing, supply chain design and management support, engineering mentorship, and cash flow. Applications are open through Oct 8. SecondMuse will host a series of info sessions throughout September and early October. Rochester-based NextCorps is operating a…

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