Coworking and shop space in NYC

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I was at a talk at NYU-Poly this evening given by Fred Wilson entitled Why Sector Diversity Matters: Building energy and biotech startups in NYC. I pointed out that unlike the software startups that can be built just about anywhere, biotech and energy startups will often need space and stuff to prototype with. There are several coworking spaces and incubators being set up around NYC, but none that offer desk space and a machine shop, laser cutter, 3D printer, soldering equipment, etc. all in one place to facilitate this type of work. Fred also mentioned someone should make a list of existing spaces, so here it is. This is not the only list out there, but some important ones I know of were missing from other lists, and several lists I found were out of date. I’m sure I don’t know all of them so please leave any omissions in the comments or email me and I’ll add them to the list!

Coworking spaces with some kind of prototyping equipment:
Collab
3rd Ward
Metropolitan Exchange – an interesting building with an interesting story
Tech Shop – coming soon (I was told 2-4 months from today) to Brooklyn!

Other coworking spaces:
green-desk
New Work City
Brooklyn Coworking
Bitmap Creative Labs
Brooklyn Creative League
we work
Green Spaces
in good company
Dogpatch Labs
NYC Office Suites
hive at 55
Like Minds Club
Greenpoint Coworking
SoTechie Spaces
We Create NYC
Sunshine Suites
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Wix Lounge – this one is free apparently

Incubators:
Brooklyn Army Terminal
NYU-Poly Varick Street
NYU-Poly BEST
NYU-Poly DUMBO
NYC ACRE

Other:
NYC Resistor – it’s really a hackerspace, but they do have an open craft night and a laser cutter
GenSpace – a DIY bio space

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