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Startup TENDIGI leaves the nest

A Dumbo, Brooklyn, startup incubator has "graduated" its first company.

TENDIGI, an iPad and iPhone app developer for various industries, is the first startup to outgrow the Polytechnic Institute of New York University incubator in Dumbo. It was one of the first startups selected for the hub, which opened a year ago this month. TENDIGI now has six employees and recently moved to its own space on Jay Street, a few blocks away from the incubator.

NYU-Poly opened its first incubator on Varick Street in 2009 as part of a partnership with the city's Economic Development Corp. and Trinity Real Estate. The EDC is also a partner in the Dumbo location, along with Two Trees Management Co.

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