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Made in NYC: Solve Media

 |  NYCEDC

ari jacobySolve Media is a privately-held security and advertising technology service that was just ranked #48 on Forbes' list of America's most promising companies. 

The company, which is headquartered in New York City and Philadelphia, provides an

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Kicking Off Tech Talent Draft, Round 2

 |  NYCEDC

nyc tech draft startup panel

Over 70 students attended Tech Talent Draft's Startup Panel at Columbia University this Tuesday evening. Technology execs from six NYC startups joined Center for Economic Transformation's EVP Eric Gertler for a discussion of the various job opportunities available at their respective companies. The panelists included:

  • Sachin Devand, Chief Technology Officer at AHAlife
  • Dave Stein, Head of Development at 
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Made in NYC: NewsCred

 |  NYCEDC

Founded in 2008, NewsCred is a NYC-based content marketing startup that just raised $25 million to expand its offerings to more languages. With 4,500 publishing partners, 120 employees, and a new office alongside Twitter, the company is helping the journalism industry to create a new, sustainable business model. 

NewsCred founders...

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Made in NYC: Sailthru

 |  NYCEDC

Sailthru is a personalized marketing communications company headquartered here in New York City. To date, the company has raised $48 million in funding. Last year, it ranked #30 on on INC.'s list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies. Founded in 2008, Sailthru has grown from its original employee—founder Neil Capel, pictured below—to 145 employees across four offices in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London.

Neil talked to us about about Sailthru's fun and vibrant workplace culture. 

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Message From The President

 |  NYCEDC

Kyle Kimball - New Years MessageNew York City’s outlook entering 2014 is bright.

The City boasts continued, record-high private sector employment, surpassing a record set more than four decades ago. Supported by employment growth in the outer boroughs, the City has recovered 338% of private-sector jobs lost during the recent recession, outpacing the nation. And thanks, in part, to NYCEDC’s efforts over the past several years to diversify our City’s economy, we have seen encouraging growth in new sectors like technology and life sciences, which will help New York City maintain its competitive edge for...

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Announcing The Industrial Newsletter

 |  NYCEDC

industrial newsletter

We are pleased to announce that NYCEDC’s Industrial Desk will be launching the Industrial Newsletter next month.

 The monthly e-newsletter will inform readers about: 

  • upcoming business and leasing opportunities,
  • technical assistance workshops, and
  • City regulatory changes that may impact businesses.

The newsletter will also highlight programs and incentives available for startups or large, established business.

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2014 NYC Venture Fellows

 |  NYCEDC

This year's class of NYC Venture Fellows consists of 28 entrepreneurs representing startups originating from five different countries, as well as a diverse cross-section of industries such as media, enterprise software, biotech, education, financial services, and real estate. They are:

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Retail in New York City

 |  NYCEDC

by Kristina Pecorelli, Economics Research and Analysis Project Manager

New York City, which witnessed enduring population growth and a record number of visitors in 2013, is home to the densest pool of consumers in the country. This significantly benefited the city’s retail sector, which takes the focus of the newest installment of our Industry Trends & Insights series. Interesting takeaways from the

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2013: A Look Back At The NYCEDC Blog

 |  NYCEDC

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2013 was a busy year. Here on the blog, we've revealed who the leaders of some of NYC's next big ventures are, where the city's four-legged creatures reside, and when to catch the ferry. As we approach another year, here's a look back at our ten most read posts:

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The FRESH Impact

 |  NYCEDC

by Molly Hartman, Senior Project Manager and Director of the FRESH Program

December was an exciting month for the

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