Best for NYC is a campaign to inspire and equip New York City businesses to measure and improve business practices that strengthen their bottom-line and improve quality of life for all New Yorkers. Companies qualify to be Best for NYC after taking the Best for NYC Challenge, an impact benchmarking tool developed by B Lab.
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
The Immigrant Bridge Program connects highly-skilled immigrants to jobs in growth sectors, connecting talented unemployed and underemployed workers to the City’s economy and helping them to lift their families out of poverty.
The Lower Manhattan Smart Neighborhood pilot will create an integrated, scalable sensor network to support the measurement and analysis of neighborhood conditions, social behavior, and sustainability metrics
NYCEDC proudly presents the city’s first-ever “Made in NY” campaign for fashion. This campaign showcases the talent, vitality, and creativity of New York’s fashion designers, reinforcing New York City's status as a global fashion capital.
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.
This Competition will challenge businesses and organizations in New York City to propose and implement innovative and sustainable programs and business models that will help foster upward income mobility for low-income and/or low-skill and middle-skill workers.
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.
The NYC Fashion Production Fund (NYCFPF) was organized to support emerging designers based and manufacturing in New York City with financing to ensure that the city remains the premier destination for fashion design talent.
As a member of the NYC Solar Partnership with Sustainable CUNY and the Mayor's Office, NYCEDC has helped solar energy in New York City grow by over 800% in the past five years, making solar a competitive renewable energy source.
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.
The NYC-Paris Business Exchange is a competition organized by the cities of New York and Paris and launched by NYCEDC and Paris & Co. to reinforce economic relations. The exchange aims to help New York City-based companies expand to Paris, and vice versa, by offering six months of free co-working space, events, and business development support for up to ten companies from each city.
This innovative business accelerator program, operated in partnership with SBS, NYCHA, Citi and Hot Bread Kitchen, empowers NYCHA residents to start and grow food businesses as part of New York City’s efforts to support entrepreneurs across communities.
RISE : NYC is a global competition to identify and deploy new and innovative technologies to prepare New York City small businesses for the impacts of future storms, sea level rise, and other effects of climate change.
The Solar Thermal Pilot Program provided financial assistance to City-based building owners for installing solar hot water systems, offering grants of 30% of installation costs up to $50,000 per solar thermal system.
WiredNYC is an initiative aimed at bringing transparency to broadband connectivity in NYC buildings. Since launch, the model has been expanded to other cities across the world, and is now known as WiredScore.
NYCEDC awarded grants to expand free public wireless access across the city, providing local visitors, tourists, and businesses with free connectivity in key commercial districts to attract new businesses, connect residents and visitors, improve quality of life, and bridge the digital divide.
NYCEDC today announced the latest delegation selected in the World to NYC Global Industry Challenge, a competitive program designed to help globally leading businesses establish operations in New York City, and local companies and community groups benefit from best practices from around the world.
Attention jobseekers! NYCEDC and partner SUNY Levin Institute are currently accepting applications for the twelfth series of JumpStart NYC, a program that helps out-of-work professionals transition to new careers and industries in NYC.
The Northside Festival, Brooklyn's biggest music, film, art and innovation event is returning this year with over 350 bands, 50 new films and Northside Open Studios, and a new track: Northside Entrepreneurship.