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@Il Since 2017

A fusion of expert knowledge, technology expertise and elbow grease to deliver the next-generation of precision medical diagnostics today.


Authess | Jabra Zaccak

@IL since 2017

Authess™ is an ed-tech company proudly based in Boston, the hub of education.  We provide our SaaS products to employers, educators and OPM, training and assessment vendors via subscription.  We partner with employers to develop authentic challenges that require high-value, in-demand competencies.  Our mission is to broaden opportunity, close skill gaps, and reduce organizational risk through the convergence of authentic assessment and machine learning. 

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@IL since 2018

Avana3D is a company aiming to own the consumer 3D printing market. Avana3D platform empowers the consumer to easily tap and print finished household goods at home. Several new technologies are under development to print multi-material, full color, and electronic consumer products with ease.


Bandcamp | Jackson Clawson

@IL since 2017

Jackson is a designer and developer who is holding down the remote fort for Bandcamp, a widely-known music website whose mission is to create the best possible service for artists and labels to share and earn money from their music, and for fans to discover and enjoy it.



@IL since 2015

Born out of the passion to make things easier to use, Blink UX was built on the foundation of science and design and the idea that all things can be intuitive if they are designed with a deep understanding of human behavior.



@IL since 2017

Boxaroo creates puzzle adventures. Players (usually in teams of 5-10) enter a room and together, try to conquer a challenge. You might be unearthing lost treasure, discovering the magician's secret, preventing a temporal disruption...


Chris Chronopoulos

@IL 2015-2017 [LeafLabs] & since 2018

Chris Chronopoulos is working on free software for the Linux audio ecosystem.


Clear Design Lab

@IL 2012-2015 & since 2017

CLEAR design lab works with clients to design the future one project at a time.  We help companies break new ground by creating innovative products, services, and experiences. Our approach combines strategy driven design, integrated prototyping, and elegant engineering to build the right things the right way. 


Common Sensing

@IL since 2012

Common Sensing is making medical devices that empower patients with smart data to promote self-awareness, education, and social engagement. The first product in development provides a breakthrough solution for diabetes self-management that allows patients to better control use of injectable medicine. Common Sensing was founded in 2012 by MIT graduates Richard Whalley & James White. For inquiries, contact


Curious Sound Instruments | Nickolas Chelyapov

@IL since 2013

Nickolas Chelyapov is a freelance Interactive Art Director and Graphic Designer.


Decentraland | Trevor Waldorf

@IL since 2018

Trevor works at Decentraland, a sovereign virtual world owned by its inhabitants, where his focus is on identity and experience. Decentraland is a non-revenue-generating organization based in Argentina with team members distributed across 10+ timezones. Previously, he ran companies in the music and VR industries in Germany and the U.S. and was almost literally raised by wolves in Alaska.


Design I/O

@IL since 2012

Design I/O is a creative studio specializing in the design and development of cutting edge, immersive, interactive installations. Design I/O develops installations for events, galleries, museums, exhibitions and public space and specializes in creating engaging, meaningful interaction with the public.


Dunami, Inc.

@IL since 2018

Dunami’s software solutions use automated behavioral modeling to analyze social networks beyond simplistic social media analytics, enabling clients to understand the makeup and behavior of topic-specific networks, identify influencers, and understand the spread of information.


Elevate Destinations

@IL since 2018

Elevate Destinations is a leader in eco-luxury travel, creating new ways for travelers to make a difference worldwide. The company was founded and operates as a social enterprise: philanthropy and positive social and environmental impact are key to our mission. Elevate Destinations has pioneered the field of donor travel and is able to provide responsible travel to any region of the globe. We encourage people to travel sustainably and design each trip conscientiously, facilitating travelers to fully experience, understand, and protect destinations and the people who live there. 



@IL 2013-2015 [Founder, Brian R0ssa] & since 2017

In collaboration with Industry Lab, FØCAL has developed a vision-specific incubator space in Inman Square, Cambridge. Residents will have access to all the great amenities that Industry Lab has to offer, plus computer vision support provided by FØCAL.


Ian Maclellan

@IL since 2018

Ian is a freelance photographer and filmmaker. He loves photographing for magazines, websites, catalogues, posterity, gigantic billboards, social media campaigns, and everything in between for clients like MIT, LL Bean, Runner's World, and The Trust for Public Land. In between editing and assignments, he rock climbs, runs, canoes, bikes, and has been photographing a daily photo blog for the past 5 years. 


Jonathan Lee Marcus

@IL since 2015

I highlight the fuzzy, malleable boundaries of perception. 
I experiment with sensory experience and playful interaction. 
I can’t help poking at the limits of systems.


LeafLabs, Inc.

@IL since 2011 | Founding Member!

LeafLabs is a top research and engineering services firm focused on low level computing. We work with leading corporations, startups, government agencies, and academic institutions to help solve their toughest computing challenges. For almost a decade, we’ve delivered tailored, practical results, enabling our clients to achieve their most important aspirations. 


NK Labs

@IL since 2014

NK Labs is an engineering company. We invent creative solutions to challenging technical problems, and develop them concept to prototype. NK Labs specializes in consumer electronics, scientific instrumentation, autonomous vehicles, and desktop fabrication.



@IL since 2018

Perched on the weight rack on not your wrist, Perch quantifies and coaches strength training exercises, overcoming the limitations of wearable devices. By using cameras and machine learning, we capture a complete picture of athlete movement in the gym, enabling us passively track sets, reps, power output, and form. With this data we can motivate and inform the 35 million US weightlifters of what they can be doing to move more powerfully, efficiently, and safely.

Perch was founded by Jacob Rothman, Nate Rodman, and Jordan Lucier, 3 recent MIT grads, in late 2016. You can find us on the 4th floor!


Plebian Design

@IL since 2012

Jeff Lieberman explores the connections between the arts, sciences, education, creativity, and consciousness. He hosted 'Time Warp' on the Discovery Channel, reminding us how little our senses detect and understand about reality. He composes music in the duo Knolls. He shows sculptures internationally, exploring our unseen interconnectedness and interdependence. Having finished four degrees at MIT (Physics, Math, Mech. Eng., Media Arts + Sciences), he is exploring how the evolution of consciousness can cease human suffering.


Photocomfort | Justine Bowe


@IL since 2017


Rex G. Baker IV

@IL since 2014

My clients work in a variety of fields - hardware, software, business consulting, medical devices, several flavors of design (industrial, graphic, UX/UI), art, entertainment, even beer and wine. They come to me when they want to start or expand their businesses, to negotiate with a strategic partner or major supplier, or to develop agreements they can re-use with their customers or suppliers in their day-to-day business. It helps that I regularly check in on my clients - I believe that having a deeper understanding of their long-term goals allows me to provide better service.


Sara Hendren

@IL since 2018

Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, writer, and professor based in Cambridge. Her work includes social design projects, graphic arts, and mixed media collaborations that engage technology and the adaptive human body. Combining disability studies, speculative research, and critical design, her practice is a restless mix of engineering and the arts in pursuit of sharper questions about human capacity, worth, and interdependence. Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and is held in the permanent collections at MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt Museum. 


Scout Magazines

@IL since 2018

Scout Somerville and Scout Cambridge are hyperlocal, bimonthly magazines that are distributed for free throughout the two cities.

At Scout, our goal is to highlight the people who make up these vibrant communities. We scour our diverse neighborhoods for human-driven stories and publish them in print and online. We believe every city deserves a publication that speaks straight to its readers, and our small team strives to deliver just that.


Shaper Tools

@IL since 2014

Shaper is developing a revolutionary line of computer-augmented power tools, starting with a handheld CNC router. Our mission is to improve the way that craftspeople design, build, and connect with each other.


Still Life

@IL since 2018

Still Life helps make big ideas happen.


Ben Stamas | Superlative Instruments

@IL since 2016

Ben Stamas heads Superlative, a synthesizer design outfit bridging the past and future of analog performance instruments.


Van Gogh Tours

@IL since 2016

In 1992, Huibertha van Teunenbroek and Mike Sorgi started VGT as a way to fund their own Europe bike tours while on summer break from being school teachers. Since then the company has grown and evolved. In January 2013, their granddaughter, Emma Lewin, fully took over the company after working closely with them for a few years both in Europe and in the US. Between the three of them, they’ve designed, refined and led each bike and hotel, or walk and hotel tour. 


Vistapath Biosystems

@IL since 2017

VistaPath Biosystems is modernizing pathology labs using computer-human partnership. Our hardware-enabled SaaS product drives a Workflow Management Solution which relieves highly paid technicians from the work of manual tissue processing.


WDean Medical Corp | Nick Sophinos

@IL since 2017