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An Inside Look at NYC's Incubators: Chashama

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The Brooklyn Army Terminal Atrium. Photo Credit: James Mocko

What's incubating, NYC?

To date, NYCEDC has helped launch 15 startup incubators across New York City's five boroughs. These incubators collectively support over 1,000 jobs and provide affordable working space to innovative and promising entrepreneurs who are building businesses. This Incubator Series provides an inside look into each unique workspace, the companies they house, and how they...

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Google Donates Office Space to CornellNYC Tech During Campus Construction

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Larry Page at Google NYC Headquarters

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Mayor Bloomberg, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David J. Skorton today announced that Google will allocate 22,000 square feet of its New York headquarters to CornellNYC Tech, while the university completes its campus on Roosevelt Island. The space will allow Cornell to build its presence in New York in close proximity to the tech companies and entrepreneurs with whom it will collaborate. This arrangement represents Google, Cornell, Technion and the City...

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Theatre of the Oppressed

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Theatre of the Oppressed

This Monday evening at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, check out Theatre of the Oppressed NYC’s performance of “The Worm in the Big Apple”—a story of trying to survive in New York, based on the real-life experiences of the ensemble.

Katy Rubin, founding artistic director of this innovative theater, is a graduate of NYCEDC and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp for NYC-based visual and performing...

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Enter the Second Annual Curate NYC Art Competition

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Attention, emerging artists! The second annual Curate NYC competition launches on October 6, 2011:

The judges – which are comprised of New York City-based arts professionals  will select 150 works to be reproduced as 11 x 6 inch postcards and exhibited at Rush Arts Gallery + Resource Center in Chelsea.

Five galleries - one per borough - will also curate and exhibit their own shows of actual works by Curate NYC artists. The gallery exhibitions will run from December 1 to February 1, 2012, and additional entries will be featured in special online exhibitions on the project website, curated by noted museum curators and gallery directors.

This is a unique opportunity for NYC-based artists to gain exposure in galleries...

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