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Competition THRIVE: Empowering and Supporting New York City’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Enter Competition THRIVE - A  unique competition that seeks original, innovative strategies and programs that help immigrant entrepreneurs succeed in business. Round I: $25,000 awarded to five semi-finalists to pilot their program and create a business plan Round II: $100,000 awarded to one grand prize winner, plus promotional services to further scale their program For more information and to download the proposal guidelines, visit the Competition THRIVE web page, email competitionthrive@baruch.cuny.edu, or call Lendynette Pacheco-Jorge at 646-312-4799. Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 8, 2014...
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W2NYC – Global Industry Challenge – Preparing for NYC’s Next Industrial Revolution

Below is an announcement from our friends at NYC EDC  about the next World to NYC program, which will take place in May 12-14, 2014 in New York City.  The Global Industry Challenge will focus on innovative new manufacturing technologies, such as the convergence between the physical and digital world, and the rise of 3D printing to name a few.   Are you the founder or CEO of a company on the cutting-edge of new manufacturing technologies such as 3D...
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NYCEDC Announces Launch of $30 Million Competition to Help Small Businesses Become More Resilient

NYCEDC Announces Launch of $30 Million Competition to Help Small Businesses Become More Resilient Federally-Funded Competition Seeks Innovative Technologies from Around the Globe to be Installed at Sandy-Impacted Small Businesses Across the City at No Cost Competition Will Foster New York City's Long-Term Resiliency to Protect Small Businesses and Neighborhoods Against Future Storms New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the launch of Resiliency Innovations for a Stronger Economy (RISE : NYC), a competition to help small businesses impacted...
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Deputy Mayor Steel and NYCEDC Announce Two New Initiatives to Dramatically Grow City’s Life Sciences Sector

$100 Million Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative to Launch Breakthrough New Ventures With Anchor Funding from NYCEDC, Celgene, GE Ventures, and Eli Lilly and Company Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in Partnership With Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to Form New Institute of Technology to Train Future Leaders in Development of Technology-Based Solutions to Critical Healthcare Needs Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball today announced two major initiatives to...
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Carnegie Mellon University Will Open The Fourth New Applied Sciences Program in New York City as a Part of Applied Sciences NYC Competition

Partnership Will Create the Carnegie Mellon University Integrative Media Program; First Applied Sciences Project to Focus on Intersections of Arts and Technology | Total Projected Economic Impact of Applied Sciences NYC Initiative is Now More than $33.2 Billion Over 30 Years Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Carnegie Mellon Provost Dr. Mark Kamlet and Steiner Studios Chairman Douglas C. Steiner today announced Carnegie Mellon University will open the fourth new applied sciences program in New York City as a part of the...
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Request For Proposals To Study Development Of ‘Seaport City’ To Protect Lower Manhattan From Impacts Of Climate Change

Resiliency Project First Recommended in “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – Would Also Boost Economic Development Rendering of Seaport City Concept Available on: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nycmayorsoffice/ Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced a request for proposals (RFP) to study the potential development of ‘Seaport City,’ a resiliency project that will protect Lower Manhattan from coastal flooding and provide opportunities for economic development. Seaport City was first proposed by Mayor Bloomberg as part of “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – the ambitious...
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Mayor Bloomberg Outlines Ambitious Proposal To Protect City Against The Effects Of Climate Change To Build A Stronger, More Resilient New York

Multi-Year Investments to Fortify Vulnerable Neighborhoods and Increase Economic Development Across the City – Including Areas Recovering from Hurricane Sandy Mayor’s Address and the Report – “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” – Available on www.nyc.gov             Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today presented “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” the comprehensive and ambitious report that analyzes the city’s climate risks and outlines recommendations to protect neighborhoods and infrastructure from future climate events. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bloomberg...
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Mayor Bloomberg Launches New “We Are Made In NY” Initiative To Support New York City’s Thriving Tech Industry And Continue Record Job Growth

Initiative Includes Advertising Campaign, New Website with Job Opportunities at More Than 900 Local Tech Start-ups, and Expansion of “Made in NY” Logo Beyond Film & Television. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot today launched “We Are Made in NY,” a multi-platform initiative promoting the city’s thriving technology and digital sector. The initiative includes a comprehensive website that brings together City resources to help entrepreneurs and attract new startups to...

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