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Continued economic development of non-traditional tech

Continue incubator growth (fashion, manufacturing, green tech, transportation) & foster more non-traditional startup spaces (Media Center in bk, Fashion 2.0).

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Greater Diversity with Technology

Appoint a Chief Technology Council whose role is to create technology opportunities for women and minorities in NYC's technoogy economy. (Look to Chicago for guidance)

 

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2013/january_2013/mayor_emanuel_appointschicagosfirstevertechnologyindustrydiversi.html

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One stop shop for startups

Consolidate NYC Buiness Express and Business Solutions to be a one stop for NYC's business services. - Include, wizards for startups across all verticals (currently, Tech startups are missing.) - Include, how starups can provide services to government. - Include connections to programs like NYCEDC's Jumpstart. http://levin.suny.edu/jumpstartNYC/project.cfm and NYC Venture Connect, http://www.nycedc.com/program/nyc-venture-connect ...more »

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