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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
With the Next Top Makers deadline pushed back to Wednesday, February 20, there’s another week to turn your product idea into a business. New York’s Next Top Makers asks submitters to pitch their products concepts or prototypes and tell us what they need to get to market.
Six finalist teams will participate in the Top Makers Studio Phase from...Read More
By Andrea Moore, Project Manager, Economic Research and Analysis
The excitement of the holidays is now behind us and we have officially entered into winter in New York City. With hectic schedules and no shortage of things to do even in chillier temperatures, City residents and visitors alike often turn to a hot cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa for a...Read More
Apply now to join our innovative executive development program for minority, women, and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBE) active in the construction industry. Blueprint to Success will be your partner in developing your business by providing you with:
By Dmytro Pokhylko, Director, and Virginia Maloney, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
On December 27th, NYCEDC received over 100 submissions to the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge, a program awarding small and medium-sized businesses and organizations with free build-out of fiber internet connectivity directly to their place of business. The applicants reflect New York City’s diverse suite of industries—with submissions ranging from manufacturing companies, co-working spaces, and...Read More
NYCEDC and Fordham University today announced the newest class of NYC Venture Fellows, an annual, year-long program to help emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to grow or expand their businesses in New York through executive-level mentoring and exclusive networking opportunities. NYC Venture Fellows, now in its third year, will begin on February 25th with a series of events, including an opening reception, meetings with leading New York City companies, workshops, panel discussions, and cultural events.
The 2013 class of Venture Fellows is comprised of 30 entrepreneurs – selected from hundreds of...Read More
By Clay Ramel, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
After two rounds of judging over the past two months, we've narrowed the field of 222 entries for NYC Next Idea 2013 global business competition to six finalists! These top-tier teams will now have the chance to come to New York City in March to pitch their ideas to a panel of elite investors...Read More
NYCEDC and Health 2.0 today launched Innovate Health Tech NYC, a new program designed to grow healthcare technology innovation and entrepreneurship in New York City. The Innovate Health Tech NYC competition will provide a total of $50,000 in awards to New York City-based healthcare technology innovators to encourage the development of commercially viable technologies that solve urgent healthcare problems.
The challenge is open to software and hardware developers and other innovators to submit their technological solutions, such as wireless health monitoring devices, mobile applications, clinical...Read More
Are you an ambitious technical student interested in getting a firsthand glimpse of New York City’s booming startup scene? How about landing the job of your dreams at a growing tech company? Or winning a $50 iTunes gift card?
On January 30, immediately after the Cornell Startup Career Fair, you’re invited to join the NYC Tech Talent Draft. Our panel of founders, CEOs, and CTOs from some of the City’s coolest startups will:
Exciting things are underway for NYC BigApps, the City’s premier open data software competition!
While we’re not ready to reveal all the surprises in store just yet, we are excited to announce that NYC BigApps 2013 will focus on leveraging technology to help solve NYC’s key challenges, or “BigIssues.”
CitizenConnect, for example, helps tackle a BigIssue with a focus on income mobility, workforce support, and job placement.
Now is your chance to weigh in on what BigIssues the BigApps community should tackle this year. Share your great ideas and get involved by...Read More