Press Releases

Browse NYCEDC’s current press releases to learn more about ongoing efforts to strengthen New York City's economy.

Current Releases

  • City of New York and Jerusalem Venture Partners Announce 18 Finalists for Global Cybersecurity Competition

    The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Cyber Command (C3) today announced the selection of 18 finalists from the 169 proposals received for the NYCx Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge. The NYCx Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge is a key component of NYCEDC’s Cyber NYC initiative, a $100 million public-private investment aimed at transforming New York City into a global leader of cybersecurity innovation and talent.
  • Community Stakeholders, Elected Officials, and City Agencies Unveil Unified Vision for Broadway Junction

    After over a year of working group meetings and public feedback, a vision document commissioned by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) shows strong support for transforming the Broadway Junction area into a more accessible and vibrant transit hub and economic center.
  • The New York Public Library and NYCEDC Break Ground on New Charleston Branch on Staten Island

    The New York Public Library and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today broke ground on the brand new Charleston Library, a 10,000-square-foot branch on Staten Island that will offer separate areas for adults, children, and teens, multi-purpose rooms for computer use, and a wide range of programming and classes.
  • Construction Begins on Union Square Tech Training Center

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Deputy Mayor Vicki Been, Council Member Carlina Rivera, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, community stakeholders and RAL Development Services today broke ground on the new 21-story building that will house the Union Square Tech Training Center. The center will include a digital skills training space where New Yorkers can gain the experience and knowledge needed to thrive in a modern, digital economy and provide affordable offices and resources for start-ups and established companies to grow and hire within the building.
  • and AAUW Partner to Launch “Ask for More”

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) today announced the launch of “Ask for More,” a citywide initiative to train 10,000 women with the skills they need to negotiate their salary and benefits as well as advocate for promotions and leadership opportunities. Once fully implemented, “Ask for More” will be among the largest salary negotiation and women’s leadership initiatives in the country.


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