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By Julie Chan, Senior Project Manager and Chelsea Rao, Assistant Vice President, Center for Economic Transformation
PILOT Health Tech NYC, a new initiative that provides funding of up to $100,000 each to innovative proposals to pilot new health technologies in New York City healthcare services organizations, recently held two exciting...Read More
New York City has inspired and produced some of the world’s most leading entrepreneurs and companies. Find out from these engaging, first person stories how these diverse owners "made it" in New York City. From fashion to the arts, manufacturing to digital and tech—get a firsthand perspective of what it took for these individuals and their companies to succeed. The City is working hard to create new business opportunities throughout the five boroughs, and companies...Read More
By Claudia Flores, Senior Program Manager, Opportunity M/W/DBE, Contracts
NYCEDC is now accepting applications for the second class of Blueprint to Success, our innovative contractor management program that guides M/W/DBE construction businesses in developing and growing their firms to attain opportunities in public sector contracting.
Through Blueprint to Success, NYCEDC partners with selected construction businesses and provides them with in-depth business assessments, one-on-one...Read More
NYCEDC invites developers, not-for-profits, Community Development Entities, investors, and others to the 8th Annual NYC Development Finance Conference. Over the past eight years, NYCEDC’s annual New Markets Tax Credits (“NMTC”) conference has grown from a 20-person workshop into a 500+ person conference. This year, we are expanding our focus beyond NMTC to provide a full day of programming on a wide range of development finance tools and incentives. The conference will be held at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center) in the heart of New York...Read More
NYC Department of Small Business Services and NYCEDC recently announced more than $11 million in loans approved for small businesses through the City’s Emergency Loan Fund, which was made available just days after Hurricane Sandy. Did you know:
Industry and government agencies can significantly bolster the competitive position of JFK’s air cargo services by improving truck access, replacing outdated buildings and business practices, while also boosting promotional efforts, according to a study released today by the Port Authority of New York...Read More
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