Here's who won the Brooklyn Innovation Awards - Brooklyn


Jan. 29, 2016 10:19 am

Here’s who won the Brooklyn Innovation Awards

Nearly 200 of the borough's best minds gathered last night for our first-ever Brooklyn Innovation Awards. We take you through the winners, in tweets.

Technically Media cofounder Chris Wink emcees the inaugural Brooklyn Innovation Awards.

(Photo by Tyler Woods)

Nearly 200 of Brooklyn’s leading technologists, inventors, coders and entrepreneurs descended upon WeWork Dumbo Thursday night for the inaugural Brooklyn Innovation Awards.

One of the themes of the night was community: what it means, what its scale is and what its benefits can be. At we’re trying to help build and strengthen the Brooklyn tech community by connecting people with similar interests from across the borough.

The awards last night were fun, but on another level, simply being in a big room with so many people thinking critically about solving problems and creating solutions was the real thrill. We can only imagine years down the line what will have come from the people gathered in that room last night.

We’re excited about the current state and the future of the Brooklyn tech community. Below you’ll find the winner in each category and a story we’ve written about them in the past year.

The Winners

Incubator of the Year: Made in NY Media Center by IFP

Maker Space of the Year: Genspace

Technologist of the Year: Catt Small

Best Locally-built Indie Video Game of the Year: Brooklyn 1776

Tech Mission Org of the Year: Brooklyn Public Library

Best Web/Mobile Product of the Year: Push for Pizza

Artist/Creative Group of the Year: Brooklyn On Demand

Coworking Space of the Year: DUMBO Startup Lab

Tech Community Leader of the Year: Allison Esposito

Creative Agency of the Year: Huge

Science Firm of the Year: HabitatMap

Tech Startup of the Year: Voodoo Manufacturing

Tech Business of the Year: Kickstarter

The winners pose with their awards.

The winners pose with their awards. (Photo by Alexandria Leggett)

Tyler Woods

Tyler Woods is the lead reporter for Brooklyn. His work has previously appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, CT Financial News and the New Canaan News. There's little he loves more than great tweets on


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