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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
Today, NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball joined members of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation in cutting the ribbon for Marcy Plaza in Brooklyn’s historic Bed-Stuy neighborhood.
Marcy Plaza is part of The Fulton Street Redevelopment Initiative, a mile-long streetscape improvement project along Fulton Street in Brooklyn. The plaza, created from an underutilized section of roadway, is designed to attract economic growth to the historic neighborhood.
ConnectNYC Fiber Access has opened its second round of applications to small and medium-sized businesses in need of an upgrade in broadband infrastructure. The program helps connect the city's fast-growing companies to high-speed Internet by providing free fiber optic construction.
In round one, over 100 businesses submitted applications across the five boroughs. Currently, 29 companies and approximately 1000 tenants are connected with high-speed Internet through Time Warner Cable Business Class and Cablevision.
Does your business qualify for the next round of ConnectNYC? We spoke with Marc Plotkin, co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer at DecisionDesk and one of...Read More
Start-ups and students, the NYC Tech Talent Draft program is back with a bigger and better program that is expanding to new schools with new features.
After three successful iterations that put over 60 NYC start-ups in front of 1,000 students from seven of the nation’s top computer science and engineering program, NYCEDC is excited to return to campuses across the Northeast.
This fall, NYCEDC will hold events at the following 7 schools:
Startups and students, the NYC Tech Talent Draft program is back with a bigger and better program expanding to new schools.
After three successful iterations that put over 60 NYC startups in front of 1,000 students from seven of the nation’s top computer science and engineering programs, NYCEDC is excited to expand the program to even more schools in the Northeast and Midwest this Fall.
This fall, NYCEDC will hold events at the following schools:
Although summer isn't officially over until September 22nd, Labor Day is traditionally viewed as the last day of summer vacation. It will also be the final day to put in your laps at any of the 56 free outdoor swimming pools located throughout New York City. According to the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, Manhattan has the greatest number of outdoor pools with 16 pools, but Brooklyn falls right behind with 15.
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Last night NYC Generation Tech brought high school students and professionals from the tech world together for an inspiring session at Google's NYC office. Guest speakers from Google provided a history and overview of the company’s vision. Amber Hampton - a user experience researcher - kicked it off with a slide about “doing cool things that matter.” She cited Google’s usefulness day-to-day, from its ubiquitous search function to maps utility. Alex Chu, a Google software engineer, gave remarks on his role at Google testing products.
NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball also paid a visit, speaking to the students on the importance of cultivating top tech talent to keep the city’s economy competitive. After dinner in Google’s cafeteria with the students, he provided feedback to a few...Read More
The Loew’s Kings Theatre originally opened in 1929, and after years in disrepair, it is on its way to once again becoming one of the most beautiful entertainment spaces in New York City.
Closed since 1978, the Theatre’s rehabilitation is underway, thanks to support from Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. The Theatre’s French Renaissance style architecture was inspired by the Palace of Versailles and the Paris Opera House. It features high, curved ceilings, ornate plaster walls, wood paneling, pink marble and a glazed terra-cotta ornamental façade – elements that made it a classic, early 20th century movie palace.
The complete historic restoration is scheduled to wrap up by the end of 2014, and once it is finished, the Theatre will host...Read More
Come to Coney Island Beach at West 12th Street and marvel at the sand creations, enjoy live music, performances and more. Register for FREE as a group or individual to participate in the contest for over $3,000 in cash prizes!
Cash Prizes include:
The August 2013 Economic Snapshot focuses on the New York State Department of Labor's recently released 2012 QCEW data for New York City, which provides information on employment, number of establishments, and wages by industry.
From 2000 to 2012, the number of private establishments in NYC increased by 17.7 percent while employment levels rose 5.3 percent. The resulting decline in the average number of employees per establishment (13.1 in 2012 versus 14.6 in 2000) illustrates the important role of small businesses in the NYC economy.Read More