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Current Releases

  • Google, MotherCoders, Launch Tech Training for Local Moms at Brooklyn Public Library

    Today, Google was joined by partners MotherCoders and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, founder of, to host a coding workshop for over two dozen New York City moms as part of an ongoing nine-week course taking place at The Brooklyn Public Library’s Macon and Bushwick branches. The program is being put on by the three organizations, in partnership with BPL, to help local moms prepare for careers in the tech sector by providing instruction in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, among other skills.
  • NYCEDC and NYC Parks Release Public Proposal to Design Two New Waterfront Parks Along Harlem River

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with NYC Parks, today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a consultant to design two new waterfront parks at Academy Street and North Cove along the Harlem River. The new parks will provide public waterfront access and recreation for the Inwood community.
  • NYCEDC Awards $1.2 M to NYC Based Biotechnology Firm HiberCell

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and HiberCell, a New York City based life sciences company focused on developing therapeutics for preventing cancer relapse announced the completion of the first NYC Early Stage Life Sciences Fund transaction.
  • NYCEDC and CIV:LAB Launch: The Grid

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CIV:LAB, a global nonprofit dedicated to connecting urban innovation ecosystems around the world, today launched The Grid, a unique network for New York City’s urban tech community, consisting of over 70 organizations from various sectors to share ideas, build new partnerships, and offer key resources needed for sector growth.
  • NYCEDC Announces Don Ceviche, Happy Pig, Mille Nonne and Heros & Villains Joining Lineup at New Essex Market Location

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the four newest vendors coming to the new Essex Market in spring 2019. Don Ceviche, Happy Pig, Mille Nonne, and Heros & Villains will be joining 24 current vendors in spring 2019 at the new 115 Delancey Street location.


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