Our cohorts feature some of the best and brightest student minds in New York City. Our 45 startups have raised more than $12 million in seed funding and have been accepted to programs like TechStars and Y Combinator. Almaworks companies have also won hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and prizes.
Our latest cohort features teams that are creating products and services in exciting high-growth areas such as biotech, virtual reality, computer vision, and DTC packaged goods.
Oblique makes stylish shoes for women with bunions. Women with bunions have been led to believe their feet are the problem. At Oblique, we want to tell them--it's not you, it's the shoe.
Takumi is the electric car of leather. Its sleek texture and durability make it the perfect alternative to animal leather, and its conductive capacity makes it smart. Finally, a smart fabric that is actually attractive!
Caribbrew is a Fairtrade coffee company that roasts hand-picked, organic Haitian coffee beans on demand! We aim to revolutionize the way coffee is consumed through our ecommerce platform and our commitment to excellence, innovation, and equitable trade.
As a web-based interactive content generation platform, NewsGamer offers a versatile solution to fast-track the creation of newsgames and expands the toolkit of journalists by offering a cheap and easy-to-use interactive story development software.
MitralPrint is the first device to enable surgeons to obtain real-time precise and objective feedback regarding the quality of the repair in heart surgery. MitralPrint integrates the last innovations in sensor technology, providing data concerning physiology and pathophysiology that were, until now, inaccessible.
Leon is an e-commerce petite women's clothing brand transforming the way petite women shop online. Leon's mission is to provide petite women with the confidence that she can find clothes that will truly fit her unique size, whether that be for the office, the club, or simply to be at home.
FlexIt Inc. is the mobile app that quickly and seamlessly enables users to access gyms wherever and whenever they want, and only pay for the amount of time that they are in the facility.
Graceful Ray enables companies to bring the real world to virtual world by creating photorealistic 3D content of any object regardless of its shape and material.
CoLiberate is a SaaS platform for Makers which, provides a simple, flexible space and tool management system, offers analytics for skill, knowledge, and resource discovery/matching, and serves as a hardware project collaboration nexus.
With our proprietary AI-based solution, BinIt aims to initially manufacture consumer-facing trash cans, and eventually move into industrial machinery, in order to automate waste segregation across the globe.
Fall 2018 Cohort
Digital content licensing and analytics platform, optimized for today’s content creators.
ReDO Terminal is an interactive digital finance tool that streamlines real estate optimization, instantly.
CBD (cannabidiol)-infused beverage line and lifestyle brand.
A fashion lifestyle brand that designs, manufactures and retails Made-In-Spain, high quality, contemporary collections focusing in shoes bags and other accessories.
EcoDesign Labs is a design thinking program for Jordanian entrepreneurs in the water and cleantech sectors to develop innovative solutions to the water crisis.
Civil Impact is the first company to bring socially responsible investing to campaign finance.
A tech social enterprise that aims to improve refugee access to employment; Digital Backpack CV for a new generation of mobile, global talent.
Coursedog (coursedog.com) provides university administration as a service. They work with schools like Columbia and BYU to automate their administrative manual work.