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Heading to the SXSW Startup Village


Thanks to everyone who voted for our SXSW panel proposals back in August! We're excited to announce that NYCEDC panel proposal, "Silicon Alley: Startup Ecosystem That Never Sleeps," was selected from 3,200 proposals to be part of the SXSW Startup Village next March.

Start spreading the news...the New York City tech renaissance is underway. Silicon Alley, as NYC’s booming tech startup cluster is known, has a vibrant culture with unique competitive advantages. Through its recent rapid expansion, Silicon Alley has outpaced Boston and begun to rival Silicon Valley. What will Silicon Alley look like in 10 years, and how is tech community collaboration and competition fostering its growth? Can your startup "Make it in NYC?" Join us as leading NYC entrepreneurs discuss the strategic factors contributing to the ongoing evolution of NYC’s diverse, cross-industry startup ecosystem.

Featured panelists include:

  • Divya Gugnani, Send the Trend
  • David S. Kidder, Clickable, Inc.
  • Hilary Mason,
  • Barry Silbert, SecondMarket
  • Kristy Sundjaja, NYCEDC

If you have plans to go to SXSW 2012, be sure to stop by Startup Village Interactive between Friday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 13 and attend our panel supporting the NYC tech scene.



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