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#ConnectNYC Opens Contest for Free Wiring

#ConnectNYC Opens Contest for Free Wiring

ConnectNYC, an initiative that upgrades over 200 companies with free fiber cable wiring, launched recently. According to the NY Daily News, businesses from all five boroughs that are interested in the upgrade can enter a contest hosted by the NYC Economic Development Corporation. Approximately $12 [Full Story…]

NYU Entrepreneur Challenge Winners Split $200,000

NYU Entrepreneur Challenge Winners Split $200,000

NYU has held the Entrepreneurs Challenge, a marathon competition for students, faculty and alums, for over a dozen years. The awards go to the three best startup ideas and has a total of $200,000 for award money. The challenge has had contestants like Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Dodgeball and [Full Story…]

NYTVF and Samsung Partner for TV Series Contest

NYTVF and Samsung Partner for TV Series Contest

The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) is partnering with Samsung Electronics America to create original content available to users via their interactive TVs and smartphones.  Samsung is spending about $300,000 to produce the winning idea that spawns from the NYTVF's "Second Screen Storytellers" [Full Story…]

“Cat’s in the Cradle” Resurrected for the Digital Age

"Cat's in the Cradle" Resurrected for the Digital Age

NY marketing executives Eric Yaverbaum and Mark DiMassimo launched a campaign called "Offlining, Inc" last year which urges people to put their digital devices down once in a while and reconnect with their families and friends. The pair created a contest linked to the campaign that invited [Full Story…]

MOCA Hosts 11th Annual Donnie Contest

MOCA Hosts 11th Annual Donnie Contest

From January 25th until February 11th, MOCA (Museum of Computer Art) will be hosting its 11th annual international digital art contest and exhibit (aka, the Big Donnie 2011) at their HQ in Brooklyn, 139 11th Street.  Any digital artist willing to enter can submit images online and the gallery will [Full Story…]

CBS.com To Air “Fashion Night Out” Webcast

CBS.com To Air "Fashion Night Out" Webcast

CBS.com plans to participate in Fashion Night Out 2010, airing a live one-hour webcast, Tuesday Sept. 7 at 7PM ET. Vogue editor at large Andre Leon Talley and fashion blogger and model Hanneli Mustaparta will host the show from Lincoln Center, featuring more that 150 top models. CBS.com will also [Full Story…]

Jury for Guggenheim Creative Video Contest Chosen

Jury for Guggenheim Creative Video Contest Chosen

The jury selecting the 20 winning videos for "YouTube Play", the creative video contest that is the brainchild of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and YouTube, has been chosen. Judging the submissions will be artists Takashi Murakami, Ryan McGinley, Douglas Gordon, Marilyn Minter and [Full Story…]

TechCrunch Disrupt: Startup Winners Announced

TechCrunch Disrupt: Startup Winners Announced

To close out the TechCrunch Disrupt conference yesterday in New York,  the winners from the conference's "Startup Battlefield" contest were announced and prizes were awarded.  The winner of the "Biggest New York Disruptor" award went to NYC startup Betterment, an [Full Story…]

TechCrunch Disrupt: NYC Startups Launching at Event

TechCrunch Disrupt: NYC Startups Launching at Event

As part of the TechCrunch Disrupt conference taking place in New York this week, 20 startups will launch/demo at the event and will compete in a competition where the grand prize winner will receive $50,000.Some of the startups launching are based in NYC, including, Art.sy (a place to discover [Full Story…]

Startup 2010 at NYU To Focus on Mobile Revolution

Startup 2010 at NYU To Focus on Mobile Revolution

A one day conference at NYU on May 20, Startup 2010: The Mobile Revolution, hosted by Silicon Alley Insider and NYU's Stern School of Business, will focus on the explosive growth of mobile. Registration and information can be found at this website.Sessions include:    The Appconomy: [Full Story…]

Jason Calacanis To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt, Two Free Tickets Available

Jason Calacanis To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt, Two Free Tickets Available

Jason Calacanis, CEO of Mahalo, and TechCrunch have ended their business partnership. However, Calacanis will still be speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York on the 24th to 26th of May. He will also be rewarding two lucky readers with a full priced ticket to the event. To get a ticket [Full Story…]

Food Blog to Tweet Food Truck Contest

Food Blog to Tweet Food Truck Contest

On October 29, the team behind the blog This Is Why You're Fat, Jessica Amason and Richard Blakeley, will hold a Twitter-powered food-truck contest to promote the release of the book based on the blog.Six mobile food vendors in New York City will prepare certain items that This Is Why You're [Full Story…]

Magnify Holds Contest to Celebrate 50,000th Customer

Magnify Holds Contest to Celebrate 50,000th Customer

NYConvergence ORIGINALNYC-based video publishing platform company Magnify is holding a contest to commemorate a milestone in its existence, reaching 50,000 channels.  They expect this to happen shortly in the coming weeks.To commemorate this occasion, the company's 50,000th customer will [Full Story…]