© Saskia Uppenkamp
Bradley Feinstein (Co-Founder, President) and Simardev Gulati (Co-Founder, CEO)

Location: Love it or hate it, Times Square is a sensory riot. Neon lights, huge billboards, selfie-taking tourists and semi-naked buskers compete for your attention. Over 50 million people pass through every day, making it one of the most visited places in the world. // timessquarenyc.org

Dropel Fabrics – Creator of water, stain, and odor repellent natural fabrics

Material Science
Founded in 2015
5 employees
Funding undisclosed

Leveraging material science and process technology, Dropel creates water, stain, and odor repellent natural fabrics. Their textiles can handle anything life throws your way. Rain, coffee, wine, and pretty much everything else doesn’t stand a chance. Dropel works with clients as a textile development partner. They handle everything from sourcing to production of fabrics. Since launching in 2015, the demand for their textiles has transcended markets ranging from high-end apparel to uniforms to home furnishing. Their most recent collaborations include Mister French and AREA with many others slated for 2017.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.