NYCEDC today announced the three winners of the Industrial Growth Initiative Business Plan Competition, a program piloted with Next Street to provide small industrial businesses the opportunity to learn specialized growth and development strategies from industry experts in New York City.
New York City Chief Information and Innovation Officer Rahul N. Merchant, Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel, Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky and Verizon Executive Director for National Operations Chris Levendos today announced the launch of an innovative pilot program.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation today announced the LINK – Leveraging Innovations and our Neighborhoods in the Knowledge economy – Initiative, eight new programs designed to connect low-income New Yorkers with opportunities in the city’s knowledge economy.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the selection of Micro Office Solutions to develop, launch, and operate the Harlem Venture Space, a new business incubator to be located on 118th Street in Harlem, between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of NYC BigApps 2013, the fourth annual contest for software developers and members of the public to create web or mobile applications using official City data.
NYCEDC today announced the winners of “Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan,” a competition which encourages creative and innovative businesses to open a new office or expand an existing office in Lower Manhattan. The five winners will each receive $250,000 to assist the businesses in moving to or expanding an existing location on or south of Chambers Street.
NYCEDC today announced that KisiBox has won the fourth annual NYC Next Idea competition, a global business plan competition that encourages innovative business ventures to launch and operate in New York City.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that New York City’s cruise industry generated a total economic impact of nearly $200 million in 2012. The 2012 Economic Impact Study, conducted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, detailed an increase in passengers of 32 percent since 2009, when the City first began analyzing industry data.
NYCEDC today announced the approval of a construction phasing for Flushing Commons that will maintain over 1,100 spaces of existing parking on the site during construction, and also announced that groundbreaking on the project is expected this fall.