Thinking Ahead: How General Assembly Grew Into A Global Education Community

General Assembly started in early 2011 as a small real estate venture for New York City's tech community. It has since grown into a global educational institution with fourteen campuses across four continents. Jake Schwartz, CEO and co-founder, explains how a $200,000 grant from NYCEDC was crucial in helping the company get its start.


BigIdea: Experience, Enrich, Explore

On average, a high school student receives only 38 minutes of guidance or career counseling over their entire high school career. PENCIL works with educators and students across the five boroughs to help students develop the college and career readiness skills they need for a 21st century economy. Their big idea is to connect students to targeted college, career readiness, and youth development programs.

Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Inc.

Discover how Build NYC (part of NYCEDC) was able to help Volunteers of America's Bronx Early Learning Center keep learning alive.


NYC Generation Tech Launches Second Year

Apply now for NYC Generation Tech, a program to provide high school students with opportunities in entrepreneurship and technology.


#39 Higher Education in New York City

Each May, thousands of students put on graduation caps and gowns and receive degrees from New York City universities. This month’s Economic Snapshot examines higher education in the City using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey and American Community Survey.

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May 2013 Economic Snapshot

Higher Education in New York City as well as our regular summary of the City's economy.


NYC Generation Tech Demo Night Features Tomorrow's Tech Entrepreneurs

NYCEDC and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) announced the winners of NYC Generation Tech, a program designed to educate and inspire high school students from disadvantaged areas across New York City to pursue careers in entrepreneurship and technology.


CTE Summer Scholar: Khaalid Ali

Meet Khaalid Ali, a high school student and CTE Summer Scholar interning at NYCEDC this summer.


NYCEDC Holds Eds & Meds CEO Workshop on Life Science & Healthcare Industry Initiatives

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On July 12th, we held the latest in a series of NYC workshops with senior leaders from both the life sciences and healthcare sectors as part of our ongoing Bio (Eds & Meds) NYC 2020 study.


Searching for a rewarding career in NYC? There could be a position waiting for you at NYCEDC.


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