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Applications for Venture Fellows are accepted on a rolling basis. Our next review round closes on November 30, 2015.

We are looking for fashion designers, product designers, and technologists with companies that embrace innovative thinking, are relevant, ready to grow, concerned with optimizing environmental and social impact, and committed to the overarching vision of the BF+DA to make change, share knowledge, and transform the industry.

Our VENTURE FELLOW program includes:

  • Individual mentorship that combines intensive business development with expert counseling on sustainable strategies
  • A designated studio in our 21,000 SF space in the old Pfizer Labs building at 630 Flushing Avenue in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • Access to shared use public spaces including our 3,000 SF plaza, reception, kitchen, conference/classroom, phone booths, etc.
  • A rich community of entrepreneurs and researchers in fashion design, product design and technology, and access to leading industry experts
  • 10% discount on in-house apparel production (cut & sew, knitwear)
  • 15% discount on in-house digital fabrication (3D print, laser cut)
  • Up to 50% discount on classes, events and more

Venture Fellows are full-time residents and active participants in our community. For more information, see our FAQ.

Members: Pilot Program

We’re growing a vibrant community of designers, social entrepreneurs, environmental advocates and creative technologists, and we want YOU to join us.

We have a limited number of places for a two-month membership pilot program starting anytime before November 15th. Email deborah@bkaccelerator.com with interest and/or questions soon!

ALL MEMBERSHIP levels include:

  • A place to work in our 21,000 SF space in the old Pfizer Labs building at 630 Flushing Avenue in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • A rich community of entrepreneurs and researchers in fashion design, product design and technology, and access to leading industry experts.
  • Access to public spaces, including our 3,000 SF plaza, reception, kitchen and phone booths
  • Learning and social opportunities including Textile Tuesdays, Lunch & Learns and Happy Hours
  • Discounted Member rates on s.LAB consultations and conference room access
  • 15% discount on in-house digital fabrication (3D print, laser cut)

STANDARD MEMBERSHIP includes:

  • A hot desk in our 3,000 SF plaza
  • 9am-6pm access
  • 10% discounts on classes and events

10 Visits (hot desk): $200     (Special pilot price: $150)

Hot Desk: $275/mo     (Special pilot price: $225/mo)


PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP
includes:

  • A dedicated desk or studio
  • 24/7 access
  • Mail delivery and pick-up
  • 25% discounts on classes and events

Dedicated Desk: $350/mo     (Special pilot price: $300/mo)
Only three places left!

Dedicated Studio: $600-2400/mo
All full!