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An Inside Look at NYC's Incubators: Made in NY Media Center by IFP

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The Made in NY Media Center by IFP opened in October 2013 and already serves as a home to over 100 innovators in film, video, gaming, and technology. We visited the space to feature one of its member companies, storytelling startup Narratively.

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Made in NYC: Callida Energy

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The average commercial building wastes 30% of the energy it consumes. The overall associated costs from the nation's five million buildings add up to billions of squandered dollars every year. Made in NYC startup Callida Energy is helping to reduce that waste.

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Spotlight on 2014 NYC Next Idea Winner: Senvol

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In April, we announced Senvol as the winner of our fifth annual NYC Next Idea Global New Venture Competition. The Philadelphia-based group is at the forefront of 3D printing and was selected from over 240 teams from 51 countries—the most diverse pool of applicants to date for NYC Next Idea!

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Made in NYC: Return on Change

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Made in NYC startup Return on Change is helping to democratize startup finance through equity crowdfunding. Since launching in 2012, Return on Change has helped secure $5 million in commitments for the startups on its platforms.

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NYC GenTech Spotlight on Roxy Banik

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Roxy Banik is a senior at Bard High School Early College in Manhattan and a member of the winning team at NYC Gentech's Spring Break Game Jam. She says NYC GenTech has inspired her to pursue further study in computer science and design.

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NYC Makes Strides To Attract The World's Top Talent

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Through on-campus events, student trips to NYC, virtual events, and an online common application, this year’s NYC Tech Talent Draft program connected over 3,500 students at 90 schools with over 150 NYC-based startup companies. Read on for more information on the past spring’s events and to find out how to get involved in the Fall 2014 draft.

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Made in NYC: Codecademy

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Made in NYC startup Codecademy has a mission to make coding fun, free, and accessible to all. Since launching in August 2011, Codecademy's worldwide community has grown to 24 million.

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Made in NYC: Lua

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Lua is a Made in NYC company with a mobile platform helping to facilitate communication within a mobile work force. Its cofounders share why they are proud to be in NYC.

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Everything You Need To Know About Competition THRIVE

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Last week we hosted a Competition THRIVE info session, bringing together past THRIVE winners to share tips and insights on the application process. In case you missed it, here is a summary of the key takeaways.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Peasant Stock

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Peasant Stock started serving fresh soups and baked goods just three months ago at Essex Street Market. Owner Christine Juritsch shares some thoughts about her experiences at the market.

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