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Gowanus is a Brooklyn neighborhood that sits between Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, and Boerum Hill. Known for the Gowanus canal and a history of heavy manufacturing, Gowanus is quickly earning a reputation as a home to artisanal manufacturers,"micro" manufacturing, and emerging desination restaurants.
This month's Neighborhood Trends and Insights report reveals how the economic fabric of Gowanus has shifted considerably from the 1600s, when Gowanus oysters were an international export, to...Read More
We are excited to announce that the Made in NY Media Center will be opening in DUMBO, Brooklyn soon!
Whether you’re a storyteller, technologist, or entrepreneur, you will find collaborators, events, classes, and other resources to incubate your great ideas at this new space in DUMBO. Apply for membership and get access to incubator space, an editing room, a video lounge, an education center, and a cutting-edge...Read More
Congratulations to the NYC Generation Tech Class of 2013!
After 11 weeks of intense coding and training, the NYC Generation Tech judges whittled the "My City, My School" app challenge participants down to a final grand prize winner. This year's victor is SproutEd, an education network app that creates an environment for students and their peers to...
We are thrilled to announce the grand prize winner of New York’s Next Top Makers, PowerClip! PowerClip is a device that gives first responders immediate access to power in the wake of an emergency by providing an efficient and inexpensive power source to charge appliances through USB from a car battery. During the studio phase of New York’s Next Top Makers, PowerClip has grown into a viable business, having recently sold its first product to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
This month's economic snapshot examines the industries that are driving employment growth in New York City, with specific data comparisons between the five boroughs.
How did the boroughs stack up?
Nine Ways Lower Manhattan Has Evolved In The Past Decade
There is no denying that New York City has experienced considerable change in the past decade. Arguably, some of the biggest changes have taken place below Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan.
Once mainly known as the center of the City’s financial services industry, this area has more recently transformed into a vibrant residential area that more than 60,000 people now call home.
New York’s Next Top Makers is a maker-to-founder initiative of NYCEDC, accelerating business launches for New York City-based product entrepreneurs, inventors, and makers.
The grand prize winner, to be announced at a special...Read More
NYC Generation Tech, in partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), held its first Semi-Final Challenge at tech startup Quirky on Tuesday. Nine high school teams presented mobile app prototypes and business plans that focus on improving education and quality of life in New York City to an expert panel of judges. Long-time Quirky advisor and director of U.S. sales, Andre Zdanow, presented a keynote on the Quirky model for product development at the end of the night.<...Read More
In collaboration with Design Technologies, we are excited to announce the second year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, a prestigious training and mentorship program for new life sciences and healthcare technology ventures in the City.
Each year, ELabNYC recruits 20 talented individuals and teams passionate about the world of entrepreneurship and commercializing their innovations. It is a prestigious 6-month training and coaching program to support graduate students of science, post-docs, early-career researchers and engineers...Read More