New York City and France today announced a partnership to fuel international expansions and investment in the tech and innovation sectors. The partnership was developed by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Consulate General of France, and La French Tech NYC, a French-government supported network of entrepreneurs, investors, and tech leaders in New York City. The announcement kicks off a critical year for investment between the two ecosystems, as 30 French companies are expected to expand and create jobs in New York City by the end of 2018.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced an amendment to its agreement with Firstflight Heliports, LLC, d/b/a/ Saker Aviation Services, to ban doors-off helicopter tourism flights from operating out of the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH). No doors-off flights presently depart from the DMH, and this new amendment ensures that practice will be codified as permanent policy.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Tech:NYC today announced the release of the Global Startup Ecosystems Report (GSER) 2018, an analysis of over 60 startup ecosystems in 24 countries produced by Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN). The GSER 2018 launched today at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Istanbul.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced progress constructing a new NYC Ferry landing in Soundview for the new route, which is launching this summer. Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, the City’s Economic Development Corporation, elected officials and community leaders toured the construction site.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released results of an economic impact analysis, showing that the 2018 Yankees Opening Day Game at Yankee Stadium generates an economic impact of $11.9 million for the city.