Latest MA-NY Deals: GreatHorn, Tinkergarten, Greentown Labs, NYC ACRE
- Jeff Engel for Xconomy March 23rd, 2016
- Source: http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2016/03/23/latest-ma-ny-deals-greathorn-tinkergarten-greentown-labs-nyc-acre
Massachusetts and New York are bitter sports rivals, but when it comes to business, the exchanges often end in handshakes, not heckling. Here are some of the latest examples of partnerships happening along the Northeast corridor:
—Greentown Labs, a cleantech incubator in Somerville, MA, has formed a partnership with NYC ACRE, a cleantech incubator run by New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. The agreement aims to help startups from Massachusetts get a foothold in New York, and vice versa, by giving them free access to temporary desk space when they visit the reciprocal location, helping them connect with local investors and other resources, giving them access to events in the other market, and sharing best practices.