Inside the Incubator

The Makery, Brooklyn: A Case Study in Cluster Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Launched January 2011
Casey Pugh, 26, founder
Pugh, the creator of Emmy Award-winning site Star Wars Uncut (it beat the Dexter and Glee sites)—offers new ways to watch video anywhere, anytime, on- or offline.

Launched March 2010
Becky Carella, 30, cofounder;
Chris Carella, 32, cofounder

Chris quit his job as CCO of Electric Sheep Company (see J) to launch this online-game company with his wife, Becky.

Launches spring 2011
Julia West, 28, founder
West—whose previous start-up, JumpChat, was a combo of Facebook chat and Twitter—founded this dating site on the premise that you can fib on a profile, but video never lies.

The Makery
Launched August 2009
Matt Langer, 31, Web developer
The Makery founder also works on Jumo, which connects donors to charities and was founded by Chris Hughes, Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate.

Set styling by Donnie Myers at de facto Inc. Hair and makeup by Valery Gherman at Defacto for Dior Beauty
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