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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:
The newsletter will also highlight programs and incentives available for startups or large, established business.Read More
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:
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 theRead More
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:Read More
by Molly Hartman, Senior Project Manager and Director of the FRESH ProgramRead More
Exactly two years after Cornell and the Technion-Israel institute of Technology were named winners of the Applied Sciences NYC competition, Mayor Bloomberg, Cornell University President David J. Skorton, and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Peretz Lavie formally signed the 99-year lease that will transfer 12 acres of Roosevelt Island to Cornell Tech. This makes way for construction of the campus to begin in January.
New Yorkers are getting healthier. In the past decade, average life expectancy for city residents has increased by 3 years to 80.9 years. This is 2.2 years longer than the average American life expectancy of 78.7 years.
This month's Economic Snapshot highlights New York City's improving health profile, and how this affects New York City's growing health care industry.
Some of the interesting trends revealed in the report:
by Kat Lau, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
Today was an exciting day for broadband enthusiasts. NYCEDC announced the launch of the NYC Broadband Map, an interactive record of the broadband infrastructure available in the city, as well as the go-live launch of several free pubic wifi corridors across all five boroughs.
The NYC Broadband Map showcases the broadband speeds and technologies available in commercial buildings across the city to increase...Read More
NYCEDC is on Instagram!
To mark the occasion, we held a company-wide Instagram contest, receiving over 370 submissions from NYCEDC employees. We chose 3 photos that we thought beautifully expressed the vitality, beauty, and character of NYC.
"NYC Fleet Week Opsail 2012", Julie Gresack
This photo was taken during a boat cruise for NYC Fleet Week 2012 which featured tallships that only come once every ten years. Despite the rain, I heard a rumbling that wasn’t thunder through the clouds. I looked up to find that it was...
Coding is a crucial skill in today’s global economy.
This week, NYCEDC announced a $1 Million expansion of teacher training in computer science with the Department of Education, Code.org, and the NYC Foundation for Computer Science Education. This announcement coordinated with the first day of Computer Science Education Week, an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take an interest in computer science. The program, which is sponsored by...Read More