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Winners Chosen this Week for NYCEDC’s “NYC Next Idea”

Winners Chosen this Week for NYCEDC's "NYC Next Idea"

In NY's continuing efforts to stimulate growth in the city's startup community, the New York City Economic Development Corporation partnered with Columbia University to host the NYC Next Idea competition, which awards $17,500 to two winning companies. In addition, they also receive 6 months of free [Full Story…]

#SMWNY – NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

#SMWNY - NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

For Social Media Week NY, the New York City Economic Development Corporation is holding a panel discussion tomorrow at 4 p.m. examining the role of government in social media. City administrators as well as local entrepreneurs will discuss how new initiatives are creating an environment for tech [Full Story…]

Public Vote Opens for the NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition

Public Vote Opens for the NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition

The New York Economic Development Corp. received nearly 100 submissions for NYC BigApps 3.0 competition. Late yesterday, the organization announced that public voting is now open until Wednesday, Mar. 8. Some of the apps in the running include Taxonomy, which  allows users to hail a cab from [Full Story…]

#NYFW – NYCEDC and FIT Offer Free Fashion Entrepreneur Training

#NYFW - NYCEDC and FIT Offer Free Fashion Entrepreneur Training

Just in time for NY Fashion Week, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, with the Fashion Institute of Technology, is launching Design Entrepreneurs NYC. Design Entrepreneurs NYC is a free, intensive mini-MBA program offering designers the skills to run a fashion label, including [Full Story…]

Panel of NY CEO’s Project the City’s Digital Future

Panel of NY CEO's Project the City's Digital Future

NY Gov.'s Entrpreneur at Large Steve Rosenbaum recently took a look at a two-year study that was conducted by a panel of NY CEO's who worked together to come up with a projection for NY's digital future, coming up with several interesting themes and possible scenarios.  The panel discussed how [Full Story…]

NYCEDC Hosts Developer Day this Saturday

NYCEDC Hosts Developer Day this Saturday

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is hosting a Developer Day this Saturday, January 7th from 10 AM to 6 PM. This event will allow developers to collaborate and dedicate time to work on their apps, namely for the upcoming January 25 deadline for the NYC BigApps 3.0 [Full Story…]

Google Backs IncubateNYC to Create Potential Harlem Tech Hub

Google Backs IncubateNYC to Create Potential Harlem Tech Hub

Google recently announced that it has partnered with IncubateNYC for its latest campaign to create an incubator in Harlem. According to Xconomy, "The group is competing to be chosen by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to fulfill a request for proposals for a new incubator to be [Full Story…]

NYCEDC’s Entrepreneur at Large Looks to Motivate Entrepreneurs

NYCEDC's Entrepreneur at Large Looks to Motivate Entrepreneurs

In efforts to increase entrepreneurship, Steve Rosenbaum, CEO of Magnify.net was recently named Entrepreneur at Large for the NYCEDC to act as a middle man between entrepreneurs and NY agencies. In an op-ed from him in Metro Focus, he explains that this is the time for entrepreneurs and startup [Full Story…]

NYEDC Names First Entrepreneur in Residence

NYEDC Names First Entrepreneur in Residence

The New York City Economic Development Corporation has announced its first ever Entrepreneur in Residence, Steven Rosenbaum. Rosenbaum is the  founder and CEO of Magnify.net and creator of the September 11th memorial app. Also on Rosenbaum's resume is the NY Video Meetup, a popular event which he [Full Story…]

NYC BigApps Hackathon Starts Tonight

NYC BigApps Hackathon Starts Tonight

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is hosting its first NYC BigApps Hackathon this weekend, starting tonight at 7 p.m. at Pivotal Labs. The event will help participants kick start their entries for the upcoming NYC BigApps 3.0, an event that will allow developers to create mobile [Full Story…]

NYCEDC Announces Next Idea NY and International Contests

NYCEDC Announces Next Idea NY and International Contests

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) and Columbia University’s Engineering School have announced the third annual NYC Next Idea contest.  With a Nov. 7 deadline for the 2011 - 2012 competition, the program is designed to attract and develop innovative startups to [Full Story…]

NYCEDC Launches BigApps Ideas Challenge

NYCEDC Launches BigApps Ideas Challenge

This week the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced the NYC BigApps Ideas Challenge, which will allow the entire NY community (developers and non-developers alike) to submit ideas for future NY centric apps and have a chance to win from a cash prize pool of $5,000. In [Full Story…]

Digital Publishing Info-Graphic Published on NYCEDC

Digital Publishing Info-Graphic Published on NYCEDC

The New York City Economic Development Corporation recently published a great info-graphic on digital publishing, which was created by Visual Loop. Some of the data includes the projected adoption rates of tablets in developed countries by 2015 (15-20%), the percentage of books sold in the US in [Full Story…]

JumpStart Seeks New Company Proposals

JumpStart Seeks New Company Proposals

JumpStartNYC, the curriculum designed to train people laid off from "traditional" media (magazines, broadcast, newspapers) to learn skills for new media employment, is launching another round of its  program through the New York City Economic Development Corporation.  The [Full Story…]

New York City to Launch Media Incubator in 2010

New York City to Launch Media Incubator in 2010

Next year, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will unveil a half-dozen of its previously announced new business incubators, including a media incubator.The agency is also launching an angel investment fund— it hopes to boost early-stage seed funding in the city by 25% —and [Full Story…]