Entrepreneurs

Read the latest updates on NYCEDC initiatives that are relevant to entrepreneurs.

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NYC Venture Fellows Visit with Next Jump

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On February 18, members of the 2016 NYC Venture Fellows class gathered at the headquarters of e-commerce company Next Jump for an afternoon of workshops focused on fostering a productive and innovative company culture.

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Inside House of Juice's New Brooklyn Storefront

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House of Juice is a graduate of MGB Pops, and recently launched its first storefront space in Prospect Lefferts Gardens! We spoke with owner Danii Oliver about the business's next steps.

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ELab NYC Alum Suneris Launches VETIGEL

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Joe Landolina was a freshman in college when he invented VETIGEL, a plant-based gel that stops severe bleeding in less than twelve seconds. Soon after, he co-founded the medical technology company Suneris and embarked on a mini-MBA program through NYCEDC’s Bio & Health Entrepreneurship Lab.

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Kickstarter Inspires New York's Next Top Makers

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The spirit of invention pervaded the wood-paneled room at Kickstarter when the 2014 Next Top Maker community gathered for an evening of networking, learning, and inspiring with the Made in NY company.

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David Gilford, on the W2NYC Global Industry Challenge

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World to NYC is about bringing the world’s opportunities to New Yorkers by connecting the global technology industry with NYC’s businesses, government agencies, and fellow citizens. This fall's program focuses on using digitally-enabled technologies to make cities more intelligent, efficient, equitable, and resilient.

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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

 |  NYCEDC
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

 |  NYCEDC
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.