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NYCEDC Launches Global Business Exchange with Milan

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NYCEDC Launches Global Business Exchange with Milan

First Exchange Program since Paris to Launch as Part of the NYCEDC Global Business Exchange

At the World Trade Week Awards Breakfast earlier this week, NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer announced the opening of applications for the NYCEDC Global Business Exchange — Milan. The Exchange, in partnership with the 

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smArtapps comes to NYC with eyes set on America’s 35,000 museums

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By Maxence Huyghe (Originally published on Medium)

smArtapps’s mission is to offer a new experience for museums and cultural venue visitors. To enhance the museum experience, we have developed a variety of digital solutions tailor-made for each institution that we work with. In France — and especially in Paris — we already work with the greatest cultural institutions: the Eiffel Tower, Musée Picasso-Paris, and the fourteen museums of the city of...

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My Meeting with the First Female Mayor of Paris: A Moment I Will Never Forget in Mogul’s History

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By Tiffany Pham, Founder and CEO of Mogul (Originally published on Medium)

With a mission to empower women on a global scale via access to information, Mogul was honored to learn that we were a winner of the 

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NYC-Paris Business Exchange

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By Amir Beshay, Project Manager, International Desk, Center for Economic Transformation

Paris is famous for being one of the world's top destinations for cuisine, art, and culture.

As the home of the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, and over 75 Michelin Star restaurants, the City of Lights certainly ranks near the top of destination-worthy spots.

In addition to its beauty, Paris also touts a vibrant economy, a growing tech ecosystem, and an entrepreneurial community that is among the best in Europe and the world.

For all these reasons and more (which you can read about

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World to NYC Alum EV Box Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to North America

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Will Electric Cars Take Over The Streets of New York City Soon?

Dutch electric vehicle charging company EV-Box bets that they will, predicting that 100,000 electric vehicles will be in the Northeast within the next three years.

And by the looks of the company’s explosive growth, those vehicles will have more places to charge up before hitting the road.

Instead of filling up at gas stations, Electric Vehicles (EV) plug into the grid just like any other appliance. This requires the installation of charging points equipped with...

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Deputy Mayors of Amsterdam and 'New Amsterdam' Meet in New York City to Strengthen Ties

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It’s been more than 350 years since New York City was called New Amsterdam or "Breuckelen," the "Bronck’s," and "Staaten Eylandt" —but even today, there’s a long-standing relationship between our city and the Dutch government.

Earlier this week, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren, her counterpart from Amsterdam, to discuss opportunities for collaboration between the two cities.

As a result of the meeting, which included leaders from Amsterdam’s startup world and representatives from the Dutch Consulate, NYCEDC and

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DCAS Partners With W2NYC To Launch IDEA Program

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Could your technology help make New York City’s buildings more efficient and sustainable?

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is partnering with World to NYC (W2NYC) to help find companies to participate in its newly-launched Innovative Demonstrations for Energy Adaptability (IDEA) program.

DCAS Energy Management handles electricity, natural gas, and steam accounts that serve 80 agencies and more than 4,000 City-owned and managed buildings. By launching IDEA, the City is looking for new and innovative products, technologies, or approaches that...

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World to NYC Smart and Sustainable Cities Challenge

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New York City is setting the stage for urban efficiency, sustainability, and innovation.

For the World to NYC – Global Industry Challenge program, NYCEDC, together with its partner New York International, is inviting the most promising startup companies from around the world to present their digitally-enabled technologies that make cities more intelligent, efficient, and resilient by optimizing use of energy, resources, and the built environment. This includes software,...

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World To NYC Launches New Manufacturing Challenge

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In partnership with New York International, we are pleased to announce the latest version of World to NYC: the Global Industry Challenge. With a new focus on industry, instead of a specific country, World to NYC will host two new delegations in New York City as part of the challenge. 

Applications are now open for the first delegation, the New Manufacturing Challenge. This round is open to companies active in ...

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Meet the 2014 NYC Next Idea Finalists

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We are proud to announce the finalists for the NYC Next Idea competition. The six chosen teams come from a competitive pool of over 240 new ideas submitted from 51 countries across the globe. After two rounds of rigorous judging, NYCEDC and Columbia University are excited to welcome the finalists to NYC!

The six teams have won all-expense paid trips to NYC in April 2014 and will compete in a live judging round for $35,000, along with in-kind prizes including incubator space, legal advice, and payroll and benefits services. The teams will be matched with NYC...

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