XRC Labs, a New York-based accelerator focused on shaping the next generation of entrepreneurs in the retail and consumer goods sectors, has launched the XRC Fellows Program. Twelve fellows are participating.
The XRC Fellows program is intended to foster strategic partnerships between current students and alumni from The New School’s Parsons School of Design and new and established brands with the purpose of nurturing innovative ideas. The program's mission is to provide support to the companies, products and people who are leading the way in changing the face of retail and consumer goods fulfillment. The program will focus on stimulating “design thinking” in order to create practical solutions that will make a positive impact in these sectors. The fellows, who consist of students and alumni from Parsons, will be working with the start-ups and helping them solve problems. The program is 10 weeks and is ongoing throughout the year. Each year, they will name new fellows, who are compensated for their time in the program.
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