The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the IER will hurt the United States’ reputation with global founders and send a message that they are not welcome here.
She Built NYC calls on New Yorkers to nominate women they’d like to see commemorated with a monument. We’re nominatng Grace Hopper, a decorated United States Navy Admiral and a computer science pioneer.
In the midst of Supreme Court rulings and retirements, political upsets, and horror at the border, you might have missed that New York ended their legislative session last week and achieved little. Read about this and much more in our latest newsletter.
As the New York Senate and Assembly ended their legislative session last week, we, along with many New Yorkers, were disappointed to see very little actually get done. Here are four issues the legislature should prioritize next year.
In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of President Trump’s travel ban, Tech:NYC has released the following statement.
To celebrate Pride this year, we’re spotlighting five LGBTQ founders from our membership that are building new services for connecting people through better workplaces, skill sharing, world travel, personal ads, and nonprofit freelance jobs.
In response to the NYC City Council's new proposed legislation to restrict homesharing, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
The Trump Administration officially proposed to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER) on Tuesday. It’s an obvious way to attract top talent, and it’s maddening that such a common-sense policy fix would fail.
In case you’re not up to speed on the significant new GDPR regulations, we’ve published a policy brief that explains what GDPR is, how it affects New York companies, and more.
A new survey we completed with Accenture shows 80 percent of companies in New York City plan to hire new tech talent in 2018, with more than half planning to increase their workforce by 20 percent or more.
Last week, Tech:NYC, NYCEDC, and IBM hosted the first Blockchain 101 Policy Labs, which featured an overview of blockchain technology and a Q&A with Assemblymember Clyde Vanel.
In response to the Senate approving a bipartisan resolution to restore the FCC's net neutrality rules, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
With Blockchain Week underway in New York, we thought there was no better time to spotlight some of our members who are using blockchain technology.
For today's day of action on net neutrality, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
We work to ensure that policymakers and others understand the power and potential of technology.
This month’s companies to watch features five startups that have focused their energies on urban transformation.
In response to the news that NYC transportation startup and New Lab member JUMP Bikes has been acquired by Uber, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
In response to Spotify's direct-listing IPO on the New York Stock Exchange today, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
The budget is making lots of news for important provisions, but it is also a really good budget for tech in New York State.
In response to the 2019 New York State budget that was passed over the weekend, Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
For Women’s History Month, we take a moment to spotlight five female founders building and growing companies that will empower, feed, and entertain us in the future.
During the next few weeks, New York’s state budget for 2019 should be finalized. We hope it continues to support autonomous vehicle testing in New York, keeping New York at the forefront of transportation innovation.
We have no doubt the future of tech will be centered here, in New York.
The fight for net neutrality isn't over, and New Yorkers are taking the lead once again to save it.
Incredible nonprofits have emerged in New York that are teaching tech skills, fostering entrepreneurship, and creating new career opportunities for underserved students and communities. These are some of the best.
Last night, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his fifth State of the City address. He used a large portion of his speech to talk about improving voting in NYC, which we agree needs urgent changes.
We’ve got big plans for celebrating and supporting New York’s inspiring tech scene in 2018. We hope you’ll join us.
In response to Governor Andrew Cuomo's new executive order "Ensuring Net Neutrality Protections For New Yorkers," Tech:NYC has issued the following statement.
A new proposal from Governor Cuomo's Fix NYC advisory panel that details congestion pricing was released Friday. Here are the highlights.
With the new year in full swing, we’d like to introduce you to five of our member companies who have created products to help you meet your goals—professionally and personally—in 2018.
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