|The Data Incubator|
San Francisco, California, New York City, New York, Washington DC|
|Type||Data Science Fellowship|
|Founder||Tianhui Michael Li|
|President||Tianhui Michael Li|
The Data Incubator was founded in 2014 in New York City by Tianhui Michael Li, a former data scientist at local-mobile-social startup Foursquare and Andreessen Horowitz. The company was incubated by Cornell Tech.
The fellowship's expenses are paid for by hiring companies and it remains free for admitted fellows. The program has four campuses: New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Online. The program also offers corporate training to Fortune 500 clients.
According to Venture Beat, the program had over 1000 applicants from over 80 universities in its first round and accepted just under 3% of all applicants. The program was selected by Business Insider as one of 15 competitive programs in the US with more competitive admissions than Harvard.
In 2015, the program launched in Washington, DC and San Francisco. In December 2015, the program established their first international campus in collaboration with The Center of Applied Data Science in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with support from the national government.
In 2015 The Data Incubator was ranked second by Data Economy for data science incubators.