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NYC BigApps Past Competitions

A summary of all the past NYC BigApps Competitions.

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NYCEDC Announces Five Winners of Take The H.E.L.M., a Competition to Encourage Businesses to Hire And Expand in Lower Manhattan

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.

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Meet the 2013 NYC Next Idea Finalists

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With over 200 entries to this year's NYC Next Idea 2013 global business competition, we have narrowed it down to six finalists! These top-tier teams will pitch their ideas this week to a panel of elite investors and entrepreneurs for the chance to win the $35,000 grand prize.

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Entrepreneurship Lab: Life Sciences & Healthcare Mentorship Program Launches With First Class of New Ventures

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NYCEDC is pleased to announce the 2013 inaugural class of the Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab, a training and mentorship program for new life sciences and healthcare ventures based in NYC.

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NYCEDC and “NYC Next Idea” Competition Winner TaxiTreats Announce Launch of New Product and Seed Funding

NYCEDC and TaxiTreats today announced the launch of Vengo, a new vending machine product from TaxiTreats that will provide such items as gum, mouthwash and hand sanitizer to restaurant and bar patrons in New York City.

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New York City Economic Development Corporation Announces Third Class of “NYC Venture Fellows”

NYCEDC and Fordham University today announced the newest class of NYC Venture Fellows, an annual, year-long program to help emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to grow or expand their businesses in New York through executive-level mentoring and exclusive networking opportunities.

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Ask the EAL (Entrepreneur at Large)

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Steve Rosenbaum, NYCEDC’s Entrepreneur at Large, has a new advice column for all things NYC startup. Got a question? Ask the EAL.

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Webster Avenue Vision Plan

Webster Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the Bronx, extending from the neighborhoods of Melrose to Woodlawn. This vision plan focuses on the approximately 1.5-mile long section between Fordham Road and Gun Hill Road, where a convergence of City initiatives and private investment is poised to transform Webster Avenue into a vibrant mixed-use district that serves the needs of culturally diverse neighborhoods and world-class institutions.

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NYC Generation Tech Demo Night Features Tomorrow's Tech Entrepreneurs

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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.

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