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2014 NYC BigApps Expands Tech's Reach

 |  NYCEDC
This year's NYC BigApps, the nation's largest municipally-supported civic innovation competition and a flagship program of the NYC tech ecosystem, awarded over $100,000 in prize money to ingenious tech solutions that help solve some of New York City’s most pressing challenges.

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Leveraging Tech to Support Low-Income New Yorkers

 |  NYCEDC
Last week, the NYC Office of Financial Empowerment, in partnership with the Urban Future Lab and NYC BigApps, hosted a learning and networking event to discuss some of the biggest barriers to economic mobility faced by low-income New Yorkers.

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A Response to Todd Krizelman’s Open Letter to Mayor de Blasio on the Future of NYC’s Tech Community

 |  NYCEDC
The following is a letter from our NYCEDC president, Kyle Kimball, in response to an open letter from Todd Krizelman to Mayor de Blasio, published on May 15 through VentureBeat.

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NYC at SXSW Interactive 2014

 |  NYCEDC
Going to South by Southwest this year? Join NYTM as it descends upon Austin to showcase the growing NYC tech community.

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NYCEDC at Uncubed San Francisco

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC and five NYC startups engaged with hundreds of potential tech recruits at San Francisco's Uncubed Career Fair last week. Missed it? Don't worry, you can attend the NYC version in a few weeks.

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History-making solar airplane lands in NYC

 |  CET
History was made in NYC on July 6, 2013, when Solar Impulse landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport, becoming the first aircraft to fly across the United States using only solar power. The Solar Impulse will be on display free to the public this weekend at JFK Airport. Please register for either Saturday, July 13th or Sunday, July 14th if you'd like to be a part of this historic event!

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Public Voting for the Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge Ends June 13th

 |  NYCEDC
Vote for your favorite Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge submission and help determine the Popular Choice Award, in which one of the lucky finalists will get to present their technology at our upcoming Demo Day on July 10th.

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NYC to Israel 2013

 |  NYCEDC
From April 8-11, 2013, NYCEDC staged NYC to Israel 2013, a four-day trip that toured the best of the technology communities in the “startup nation.”

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NYC BigApps and Cleanweb: Can Our Smartphones Make Us Greener?

 |  NYCEDC
On Saturday, May 18, NYC got a taste of Cleanweb’s power for rapid innovation at the Cleanweb Developer Day, sponsored by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).

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Paperless Post To Expand and Create 76 New Jobs

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC and Empire State Development (ESD) announced that Paperless Post, an innovative online communication design company, will relocate and expand its operations to Lower Manhattan.