Design for low-income Americans at NYC’s first social innovation incubator

Significance Labs builds technology & tools for the 25 million American families living on under $25,000 a year.

Experienced UX/UI/Visual designer?

Apply to join a Significance Team

How it works

Here’s your chance to build a product that makes a real difference.


Join a Significant Team, comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and developers, working on an opportunity for low-income Americans that resonates with you.


Over 10 weeks, develop prototypes and test ideas with our community partners, and produce an MVP with real world user-traction.


In August 2014, pitch your product at a demo day attended by leading VCs and investors. If it’s successful, you’ll have the runway to grow your idea.

Your Significant Teammates

Five entrepreneurs were recently selected to join Significance Labs.

They come from Facebook, LinkedIn, YCombinator, Fast Company and have built and sold three businesses. They’re pretty talented.

They have just started their fellowship and are starting to learn more about low-income user groups - working moms, new immigrants, community college students. You’d be joining one of their teams.

Potential Ideas

Here are just a sampling of ideas that have come up so far:

Who You Are

What you get


This design challenge runs from end of June through August 15th. It requires at least half-time commitment. We’re looking for up to 4 designers to join our teams.

We will be accepting applications for Designers on a rolling basis. You can also e-mail us at [email protected] if you have questions.

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