Entrepreneurs Kiosks at the Museum of American Finance (2008)

C&G Partners designed the exhibition space for the Museum of American Finance at their flagship location in the former Bank of New York building at 48 Wall Street. Uncommon Projects was tapped to develop the hardware and software solution for 10 touchscreen kiosks highlighting interviews with a unique group of 16 entrepreneurs. The interviews play on three 42″ Plasma and seven 19″ LCD touchscreen column displays.


  • Minimal, intuitive interaction
  • Designed for ADA accessibility requirements
  • Subtitles for hard of hearing
  • Three 42″ interactive plasma screens
  • Seven 19″ interactive column displays
  • Robust, custom application and dedicated hardware development
  • Browsable HD Video Library of interviews with 16 entrepreneurs
  • Each interviewee split into five browsable chapters
  • Customized admin app allows for easy configuration
  • Machines cold boot and self recover if problems occur
  • Dynamically generated, seamless animations and transitions

Related Links:
Museum of American Finance
C&G Partners
uplog/2008/04/18/entrepreneurs-kiosks/">uplog entry describing Uncommon Projects’ role and work

Uncommon Projects was hired to both consult on and create the hardware/software solution for the bank of 10 interactive screens that serve High Def video interviews with 16 entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs represent a diverse set of interests and backgrounds and include:

  • Steve Hindy, Founder and President, Brooklyn Brewery
  • Liz Lange, Founder and CEO, Liz Lange Maternity
  • Drew Nieporent, Owner, Nobu Restaurant
  • Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO, Acumen Fund
  • Princess Jenkins, Co-founder, The Brownstone
  • Jeremy Allaire, Chairman and CEO, Brightcove
  • Robin Chase, Co-founder and Former CEO, Zipcar
  • David Neelman, Founder, Chairman and First CEO, JetBlue
  • David Wender, Founder, Whentech
  • Elisabeth Stock, President and Co-founder, Computers for Youth
  • Ray Kurzweil, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Kurzweil Technologies
  • Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Networks
  • Donald Burr, Founder and CEO, People Express
  • Anthony Pereira, President and CEO, altPOWER
  • Muriel Siebert, Founder, Chairman and President, Muriel Siebert & Co.
  • Felix Sención, Founder and Creator, Fútbol Mundial