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Spotlight on 2015 NYC GenTech Winners: RIME

 |  NYCEDC
It's been another successful year of GenTech! We spoke to two team members of 1st-place team RIME, as well as their mentors, about their experience this year.

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New York City Leads The Way in Startup-Supportive Policy

 |  NYCEDC
In its first ever study of economic innovation, City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CITIE) named New York City #1 in the world for a public policy ecosystem that is supportive of startups. Placing ahead of London, Helsinki, Barcelona, and Amsterdam, New York City’s long-term investment in tech appears to have paid off.

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Shooting For The Moon

 |  NYCEDC
On April 25th, Google, NYCEDC, and UbiTech.co joined forces to host the first-ever “moonshot” design sprint in New York City. The event, held at Google’s Chelsea Market location, sought to harness the global scale, creativity, and technological implications of moonshots in order to tackle New York City’s greatest challenges.