Tech mate! DUMBO’s tech incubators hatch the next generation of boro entrepreneurs

Forget storks, this is where techies come from.

DUMBO’s future tech titans are working together in a handful of incubators — co-working spaces for new start-up companies — which have become nurturing nests of innovation in Brooklyn’s lauded Tech Triangle.

The NYU-Poly incubator, one of the newest in the area, just hatched its first company: TENDIGI, an app developer now with six employees, which grew too large to stay in the small space. NYU-Poly’s DUMBO incubator, a space at 20 Jay Street hosting 15 small companies on about twice that many desks, encourages companies to take wing once they get to be about five employees, or have stayed for a maximum of two years.

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