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NYCEDC is pleased to announce the 2013 inaugural class of the Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab, a training and mentorship program for new life sciences and healthcare ventures based in NYC.
Led by expert instructors Mary Howard and Eric Vieira of Design Technologies, the mini-MBA course offers participants fundamental training on venture formation, technology commercialization, and business model design in the life sciences and healthcare fields. We are excited to have several renowned leaders joining us as guest speakers in this course, including:
Move over Samsung – The Next Big Thing is almost here. We are working with CollabFinder to bring the biggest, boldest, and best BigApps ever! While we can’t divulge our secrets yet, yesterday we gave a sneak peek at Social Media Week event: “We Built this City: The State of Civic Technology, with Code for America and IDEO.”
Entering its fourth year, the NYC BigApps competition promotes government transparency and innovative new...Read More
Today we announced the 20 finalists of "Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan," a competition which encourages creative and innovative businesses to open or expand an existing office in Lower Manhattan. The competition, administered by NYCEDC along with HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) and sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, was designed to encourage growth and diversification of Lower Manhattan's economy.
The 20 finalists, selected from a group of over 300 applicants, will each receive a $10...Read More
We want to hear from you why New York City Tech is best – and far superior to its numerous urban siblings laying claim to the title “tech hub.”
Tweet it, Instagram it, Tumble it, Pin it, Vine it, you name it. Show us why #NYCTechCity is best, especially following yesterday's news on the front page of amNewYork that New York City’s tech businesses are leaving other cities in the dust. 2012 was a great year, with NYC tech acquisitions totaling $8.3 billion,...Read More
With the Next Top Makers deadline pushed back to Wednesday, February 20, there’s another week to turn your product idea into a business. New York’s Next Top Makers asks submitters to pitch their products concepts or prototypes and tell us what they need to get to market.
Six finalist teams will participate in the Top Makers Studio Phase from...Read More
Apply now to join our innovative executive development program for minority, women, and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBE) active in the construction industry. Blueprint to Success will be your partner in developing your business by providing you with:
By Dmytro Pokhylko, Director, and Virginia Maloney, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
On December 27th, NYCEDC received over 100 submissions to the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge, a program awarding small and medium-sized businesses and organizations with free build-out of fiber internet connectivity directly to their place of business. The applicants reflect New York City’s diverse suite of industries—with submissions ranging from manufacturing companies, co-working spaces, and...Read More
NYCEDC and Fordham University today announced the newest class of NYC Venture Fellows, an annual, year-long program to help emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to grow or expand their businesses in New York through executive-level mentoring and exclusive networking opportunities. NYC Venture Fellows, now in its third year, will begin on February 25th with a series of events, including an opening reception, meetings with leading New York City companies, workshops, panel discussions, and cultural events.
The 2013 class of Venture Fellows is comprised of 30 entrepreneurs – selected from hundreds of...Read More
By Clay Ramel, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
After two rounds of judging over the past two months, we've narrowed the field of 222 entries for NYC Next Idea 2013 global business competition to six finalists! These top-tier teams will now have the chance to come to New York City in March to...Read More
NYCEDC and Health 2.0 today launched Innovate Health Tech NYC, a new program designed to grow healthcare technology innovation and entrepreneurship in New York City. The Innovate Health Tech NYC competition will provide a total of $50,000 in awards to New York City-based healthcare technology innovators to encourage the development of commercially viable technologies that solve urgent healthcare problems.
The challenge is open to software and hardware developers and other innovators to submit their technological solutions, such as wireless health monitoring devices, mobile applications, clinical...Read More