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Tech Trends and Insights, Q4 2014

 |  NYCEDC
Our Tech Trends and Insights report reveals continued growth of venture capital funding in New York in 2014, with venture capital funding up 53% over the past year. Read more report highlights here.

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February Economic Snapshot: Fashion in New York City

 |  NYCEDC
New York City is home to approximately 900 fashion company headquarters, employing 183,210 workers. In the February 2015 Economic Snapshot, we explore this key NYC legacy industry in greater detail.

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January Economic Snapshot: Food Manufacturing in New York City

 |  NYCEDC
Our first Economic Snapshot of the year spotlights the distribution of food manufacturing in New York City. Small businesses are driving growth, sustained by an increased demand for local goods and a steady supply of food-oriented entrepreneurs.

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Education Technology in New York City

 |  NYCEDC
New York City is a perfect environment for education technology startups, with steady sources of funding, as well as access to one of the largest school systems in the country. Our Education Technology in New York City report examines the drivers for the growth of education technology companies in the city.

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Using MTA Turnstile Data To Examine Land Use

 |  NYCEDC
Subway commuting data can offer clues to the residential and commercial use of space in the city which can help to inform planning decisions that will support economic and residential growth development in new and emerging areas. We set out to explore the New York MTA’s turnstile data.

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December Economic Snapshot: Air Cargo in New York City

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The December Economic Snapshot looks at air cargo in New York City. In 2013, JFK International Airport handled more than 1.3 million tons of cargo worth nearly $2 billion.

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Venture Capital in New York, Q3 2014

 |  NYCEDC
Our Tech Trends and Insights report reveals that the third quarter of 2014 saw the largest amount of VC funding in New York City since Quarter 3 in 2000.

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August Economic Snapshot: Employment and Establishment Growth by Borough

 |  NYCEDC
Our August Economic Snapshot examines the industries driving employment and establishment growth in NYC. Manhattan still holds the greatest share of the city's total jobs but there has been significant growth outside of Manhattan as well.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Hunts Point Markets

 |  NYCEDC
The world's largest produce market by revenue is Hunt's Point in the Bronx, with $2.4 billion a year and daily deliveries from 55 countries and 49 states.

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July Economic Snapshot: Industry Employment and Establishment Growth

 |  NYCEDC
Our July Economic Snapshot examines the industries driving employment and establishment growth in NYC. From 2012 to 2013, 11 of the 18 major industry groups gained jobs relative to their historic trends.