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LifeSci NYC

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$500 million investment will establish New York City as the leader in life sciences innovation and R&D.

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Healthcare

Digital Health Breakthrough Network

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The Digital Health Breakthrough Network offers rapid validation for early-stage health tech startups by enabling them to collaborate with NYC-based healthcare providers quickly and affordably.

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NYC Fashion Career Week

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Fashion Career Week helps students, interns, young professionals, and anyone curious about breaking into the fashion industry gain special insight into careers on the business side of fashion.

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Media & Emerging Tech

NYC Broadband Map

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NYC Broadband Map provides an up-to-date view of broadband infrastructure availability in the city’s commercial buildings to help tenants make informed business location decisions. The map also facilitates connections between ISPs and commercial tenants looking for upgraded service, by allowing tenants to submit service requests directly through the site.

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Life Sciences

NYC Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative

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Launched with anchor participation from NYCEDC, Celgene, GE Ventures, and Eli Lilly, the City of New York Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative seeks to launch 15 to 20 breakthrough ventures by 2020.

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Fashion

Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI)

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The Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) is a $6M public-private partnership fund to support innovation and growth within New York City’s garment production industry.

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Digital Health Marketplace

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Digital Health Marketplace connects buyers and sellers of market-ready health technologies through curated matchmaking, technical assistance, and competitive funding for pre-sale pilot projects

Programs for Entrepreneurs

New York’s Next Top Makers

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New York’s Next Top Makers is a community-sourced incubator dedicated to connecting independent innovation with local production.

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Competition

Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan: Take the H.E.L.M.

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The re-launched Take the H.E.L.M. (Hire and Expand in Lower Manhattan) competition awarded up to four $250,000 cash grants and four $50,000 cash grants to companies seeking to open an office in Lower Manhattan. To receive updates on the competition, please add your email address to our email list at www.takethehelmnyc.com

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Media & Emerging Tech

NYC Tech Talent Draft Program

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The NYC Tech Talent Draft provides computer science and engineering students with a firsthand look at exciting startup careers in New York City’s booming tech hub, while providing NYC Start-ups with a convenient, effective way to recruit top computer science and engineering students.