Kicking off Women’s History Month, women.nyc, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and American Express today launched a citywide, month-long marketing campaign that aims to elevate and promote women-owned businesses. The “Shop Women Owned NYC” campaign will appear on bus shelters, LinkNYC kiosks, digitally, and on storefronts of participating businesses, which includes restaurants, retail shops, and more.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced progress on ConstructNYC, a program designed to catalyze prequalification and development of small to medium-sized, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprise (M/WDBE) contractors. Since the program’s inception in 2016, NYCEDC has prequalified 64 M/WDBE firms and has awarded nearly $18 million in contracts to work on projects such as demolition work at the Made in NY Campus at Bush Terminal and interior restoration at the St. George Theater.
Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Archer Gray, Future\Perfect Ventures, Golden Seeds Venture Fund, WOCstar Fund, and the Multicultural Innovation Lab at Morgan Stanley as partners of WE Venture, the City’s first Venture Capital Consortium designed to support New York City based tech start-up companies founded by women and minority entrepreneurs.
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.