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Tech babies! Brooklyn’s tech triangle is real


It’s no secret that there is greatness among us here in Brooklyn, and for the tech world, DUMBO is our epicenter of excellence. One manifestation of this micro-boom taking root down under the bridges is a clutch of co-working spaces known as incubators, where start-up companies get a couple seats and a desk or two at a discounted price in a shared office, along with access to services and connections that would be out of their reach on their own. NYU-Poly’s incubator joins two other tech incubators on Jay Street in DUMBO, and even at only a year old, it has already helped a handful of borough movers and shakers start to actualize their digital dreams. Here’s a breakdown of a few of the companies that are trying to become the next Instagram.

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