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Bringing WiFi to Long Island City: GOWEX

 |  NYCEDC
As part of the Wireless Corridor Challenge, Mayor Bloomberg awarded grants to five organizations to expand free wireless networks in their neighborhoods. One of the awardees, GOWEX, explains what this means for Long Island City.

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Made in NYC Media Center Opens

 |  NYCEDC
It's been a big week for NYC's media and entertainment industries. On Tuesday, the Mayor announced two new initiatives that will ensure NYC's continued media prominence in the Digital Age.

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WiredNYC

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WiredNYC is an initiative aimed at bringing transparency to broadband connectivity in NYC buildings.

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Made In NY Media Center

 |  NYCEDC
The new Made in NY Media Center by IFP is set to open soon. Whether you’re a storyteller, technologist, or entrepreneur, you will find collaborators, events, classes, and resources to incubate your great ideas at this new space in DUMBO.

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NYCEDC and NFTE Announce Second Year of NYC Generation Tech, a Program to Provide High School Students with Opportunities in Entrepreneurship and Technology

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the launch of the second year of NYC Generation Tech (GenTech), a program designed to provide high school students across New York City with education and mentorship in entrepreneurship and technology, as well as inspire them to become a part of the City’s growing innovation ecosystem.

Paperless Post

Find out how Paperless Post was able to expand their growing tech business to Lower Manhattan with the help of NYCEDC.

IAC, InterActive Corp.

Discover how the strikingly iconic IAC building, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, was able to be completed with the help of NYCIDA.

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Women, Tech, and Work-Life Balance in NYC

 |  StatsBee
A recent WNYC event about how tech is changing the way women work made StatsBee curious about the gender breakdown in NYC’s employment, education, entrepreneurship, and work habits. We turned to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey to provide some insight.

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Mayor Bloomberg Launches Fourth Annual NYC BigApps Competition

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of NYC BigApps 2013, the fourth annual contest for software developers and members of the public to create web or mobile applications using official City data.

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