There was a time when New York was a manufacturing town. A lot of the former factory buildings are still standing in Queens, just east of Manhattan. In Brooklyn and SoHo, many of them have been converted to apartments and lofts.
That’s New York for you.
Well, heads up, hipsters: New York is a maker town again and while software certainly gets its fair share of attention, the Hardware Movement is in full swing all over this town.
Here are the makers and facilitators, the investors and the inventors, the people who sometimes literally get their hands dirty and who know what it means to make it in New York.
Founder’s note: AlleyWatch does not have a financial relationship with any of those included. This list is in no particular order nor is it a ranking. In fact, the =RAND() function on excel was used to determine order.