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Steve Rosenbaum, NYCEDC’s Entrepreneur at Large here (pictured center), your sage source on all things NYC startup. Send me your questions and I will anonymously answer them in this advice column, explaining how to handle everything from Adtech decisions to Zero revenue.
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NYCEDC and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the winners of NYC Generation Tech, a program designed to educate and inspire high school students from disadvantaged areas across New York City to pursue careers in entrepreneurship and technology. After a five-month process in which the students received hands-on learning experiences and mentorship opportunities, the program concluded last night with the NYC GenTech Demo Night held at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times...Read More
By Steven Rosenbaum, NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large
So, you've got a startup? Or you've got an idea that you think could become one? Chances are, you've shared the idea with a few friends who've pronounced it "awesome" and a few potential investors or angels who've asked you a slew of questions you don't yet have the answers to.
Being a startup CEO is hard. Every solution comes wrapped in a problem. Around every corner is a competitor, or a collaborator or both.
As New York City's first Entrepreneur...Read More
2011 NYC Venture Fellow Rachel Lloyd, Founder and CEO, GEMS. Photo credit: Ken Levinson/Fordham University
NYC Venture Fellows is a highly selective, year-long fellowship program designed to help the next generation of global entrepreneurs “make it” in New York City by providing them with executive-level mentoring, exclusive networking opportunities, and resources to help them scale their businesses.
What do these 2012 NYC Venture Fellows have to say about the program and their experience?
Philip James, Co-founder and President, Lot18 (New York, NY):
Do you know the next high-profile global entrepreneur?
NYC Venture Fellows is a highly selective, year-long fellowship program designed to help the next generation of global entrepreneurs “make it” in New York City. Established by NYCEDC in partnership with Fordham University, the program provides Fellows with executive-level mentoring, exclusive networking opportunities, and resources to help them scale their...Read More
On August 8th NYCEDC wrapped up another successful round of the World to NYC program; this time focusing on Latin American tech startups.
World to NYC is a series of programs focusing on lowering the barrier to entry for small to medium sized international firms interested in establishing a presence in New York City. All programs consist of networking events, targeted panel discussions, and relevant company visits.
Representing the fifth iteration of the World to NYC series, LatAm to NYC...Read More
Join us for a tour and information session next week at the Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator!
Date: Tuesday, August 21st
Time: 6 P.M.
Location: 890 Garrison Ave, Suite L401, Bronx NY
RSVP: Please contact Cheni Yerushalmi
The Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator is welcoming new applications from New York City entrepreneurs interested in growing their businesses. Located in the...Read More
By Patricia Bayley, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
In the spirit of the Olympics, we're welcoming Latin American tech entrepreneurs to NYC for the very first Latin American-focused World to NYC: LatAm to NYC!
Getting here wasn’t easy—there were over 100 applicants from 11 Latin American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela) vying for one of the 50 spots in the delegation. Accepted participants represent nearly 40 companies in different fields of technology such as media-tech...Read More
On June 7th, over 150 people crowded into Pivotal Labs to hear the sold-out panel “Startups: Their Journey to Success,...Read More
Providing products that are made by hand with genuine care is the goal of brother and sister duo, Tyler and Kari Morris. The siblings started Morris Kitchen in 2009, where they produce small batch artisan syrups bottled in dark glass with letter pressed and hand stamped labels; a labor of love, start to finish, right in Brooklyn.
Tyler and Kari bring diverse sensibilities to the work they do in Morris Kitchen. Kari hails from a fine arts background, having come to New York City to organize Art Fairs and events and eventually finding herself involved in programs with City...Read More