Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / SFI & EII form pact to support Seattle apparel start-ups
SFI & EII form pact to support Seattle apparel start-ups
18
Mar '14
The Seattle Fashion Incubator and Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute at Cornell University have formed a strategic alliance to support start-ups in Seattle’s apparel industry.
 
Seattle Fashion Incubator (SFI) and the Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute (EII) at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University are excited to announce the formation of their strategic alliance to support start-up fashion and apparel businesses in the region. 
 
As a part of this strategic alliance members of SFI will be provided the opportunity to submit projects for EII to vet with Johnson MBA students for the opportunity to receive much needed services such as analyses, consulting, customer validation and engagement, financial modeling, and business or market planning.
 
“Through this strategic alliance, Johnson MBA students will gain direct experience in dealing with the range of challenges that innovative apparel startups face, and in turn, these SFI companies will gain access to the professional marketing, financial, and planning services they need and seek,” said Rhett L. Weiss, executive director of the Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute at Johnson at Cornell University
 
These services will supplement SFI’s existing advisory services with additional entrepreneurship minded advisors affiliated with EII. Thus furthering the development and growth that will help keep and attract fashion and apparel businesses in Seattle. Learn more about SFI’s work by visiting www.seattlefashionincubator.org.
 
About Seattle Fashion Incubator
Seattle Fashion Incubator intends to be a unifying symbol for the fashion and apparel industry in the region. We will offer accessible and affordable design space, specialty goods & equipment, professional coaching and industry specific presentation space.

Cornell University


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2016

PM expects Parliament to pass GST bill this year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expects Parliament to pass the...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2016

Bangladesh garment exports up 10% in July-April

Continuing the steady growth witnessed over the past few months,...

Textiles | On 26th May 2016

Spun yarn production growth in FY16 slowest in 4 years

India’s cotton yarn production grew by 2 per cent to 4,136 million kg ...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

Sustainable fashion is not necessarily pocket- friendly. Are consumers...

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

How is the man-made fibre (MMF) industry shaping up? How is Mangalam...

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

What are the latest trends in hand block printing?

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

<b><i>The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

<b><i>The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

<b><i>Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
May 2016

F2F Magazine

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search