New York City launches fintech challenge for underbanked residents

by • 11 months ago

The city's latest "Moonshot" challenge seeks to assist some 1 million unbanked or underbanked New York City residents.

New York City announces winners of mental health innovation challenge

by • 1 year ago

New York City will pilot a pair of mental health resources — a comic book and a health management system — in two underserved communities.

New York City graduates first class of pandemic innovation fellows

by • 2 years ago

A class of 14 technologists helped the city complete several initiatives, including broadband mapping and a data dashboard to track hate crimes across the five boroughs.

NYC names winners of small-business cybersecurity challenge

by • 2 years ago

The winners of NYC's latest competition are developing cybersecurity solutions — like phishing and end-point protection — for small businesses in the city.

18 finalists picked in NYC cybersecurity 'moonshot' challenge

by • 3 years ago

Seven finalists will meet with the city's small businesses, while those remaining will compete for a $1 million prize from Jerusalem Venture Partners.

New York taps NYCx program lead as deputy technology secretary

by • 3 years ago

Jeremy Goldberg, who spent two years developing innovation competitions in NYC, is now working inside the state government's technology agency.

NYC's latest moonshot challenge targets cybersecurity for small businesses

by • 4 years ago

The city discovered in a recent survey that small business owners are aware of cyber threats but are largely unequipped to address them.

NYCx publishes 'Moonshot Launchpad' toolkit for hosting civic challenges

by • 4 years ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio's office is encouraging city agencies, community organizations, and private businesses to rally the public in search of solutions to common urban challenges.

6 finalists share electric vehicle charging ideas in NYCx challenge

by • 4 years ago

One winner to be named in July may get a shot at pitching ideas to city departments and help push the region toward its sustainability goals.