Funds $ 0 per founder
Takes 6% equity
Funds 20 startups per year
Markets Consumer Retail Consumer Products
Who We Are

XRC Labs is an innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
A joint venture between Founding Sponsor organizations Kurt Salmon and the Parsons School of Design at the New School, with the support of the Harvard University Innovation Lab, we are creating a first-of-its kind design-centric innovation ecosystem for the retail and consumer goods industries.

What We Do

Providing workspace on the campus of Parsons, access to capital, mentoring, and operational support to emerging companies in the retail and consumer goods industries, XRC Labs runs two 12 week programs each year, bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and sponsors to foster rapid innovation and unlock new opportunities in retail.

Our programs are hosted in Manhattan, the epicenter of retail and consumer goods, on the 5th Avenue campus of Parsons, recently named the #1 art and design school in the US and #2 in the world and a co-founder of XRC Labs....
Who We Are

XRC Labs is an innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
A joint venture between Founding Sponsor organizations Kurt Salmon and the Parsons School of Design at the New School, with the support of the Harvard University Innovation Lab, we are creating a first-of-its kind design-centric innovation ecosystem for the retail and consumer goods industries.

What We Do

Providing workspace on the campus of Parsons, access to capital, mentoring, and operational support to emerging companies in the retail and consumer goods industries, XRC Labs runs two 12 week programs each year, bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and sponsors to foster rapid innovation and unlock new opportunities in retail.

Our programs are hosted in Manhattan, the epicenter of retail and consumer goods, on the 5th Avenue campus of Parsons, recently named the #1 art and design school in the US and #2 in the world and a co-founder of XRC Labs.
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Staff

Kirsten Horning
Admin
Kirsten Horning Principal at XRC Labs
Pano Anthos
Admin
Pano Anthos Pano leads XRC Labs as its Founder and Managing Director.

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Paul Kogan

If you are launching a product or service in the retail or fashion space, there is no better accelerator community for you. Great for connecting startups with large brands and retailers for pilot partnerships.