This journey is about a city which has never looked back. A city which has been the nesting hub for 1000s of entrepreneurs in the course of the past 20 years. The third most populous, the 27th most expensive and the seventh most densely populated city of the 50 United States, we are talking about the entrepreneurial hub where there’s innovation and creativity bubbling all round the clock – New York City. Under Giuliani and Bloomberg, the NYC has not only transformed itself in terms of being a clean, safe and attractive environment but also celebrate innovation and technological growth through numerous startup events, incubators, coworking spaces and a lot more.
Alessandro Piol states in his bestselling book “Tech and the City: The making of New York’s startup community” that “New York is well positioned to compete in all these areas, but it won’t always be a smooth ride, because in fact it is never a smooth ride. The important thing is to persevere through ups and downs – any successful ecosystem demands long-term investment on the part of all stakeholders, a fact that is often misunderstood or underestimated.” Now all that we need to see is how this wonderland for startups is going to make that one scratch of a lifetime which can eventually make it the “Silicon (V)Alley of the world”. Will Cornell NYC Tech be the next blockbuster for New Yorkers! None of us know, but what we know is that New Yorkers have never stopped learning and most importantly “innovating”. That’s exactly why we have come up with our latest infographic on the rise of NYC as a startup hub, to celebrate entrepreneurship, to celebrate being innovators!
NOTE: This is just a prequel fellows, what we have for you next is something much bigger, the startup guide for NYC you definitely need to download. Stay tuned!