NYCEDC is partnering with the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), and multiple Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to expand business assistance courses into additional languages (including Chinese, Haitian Creole, Korean, Spanish, and Russian) and geographies.
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.
New York’s Next Top Makers is a program that encourages innovation and local manufacturing in New York City. Next Top Makers increases New Yorkers’ access to new technology, technical knowhow and other resources; assists a cohort of selected Fellows to establish and grow their product businesses in NYC; and connects the surge in prototyping and production activity with New York City’s existing manufacturing and industrial capabilities that already provide well-paying jobs to almost 500,000 New Yorkers.
NYC Broadband Map provides an up-to-date view of broadband infrastructure availability in the City’s commercial buildings as well as a view of emerging demand for broadband services in the City’s commercial buildings and neighborhoods to help guide Internet Service Providers consider future build-out.
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 part of NYCEDC’s focus on fostering talent in the City’s growing technology sector, NYCEDC and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) are piloting “NYC Generation Tech," a technology, entrepreneurship, and mentorship program that will serve promising high school students from across New York City who are presently facing disadvantages.
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.
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.
NYCEDC awarded grants to five organizations to expand free, public wireless access across the five boroughs to provide 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.