J.D. is an attorney.
Is Innovation Finally Coming to Our Transit System?
Having completed its inaugural Transit Tech Lab accelerator, the joint initiative between the MTA and the Partnership for New York City known as the Transit Innovation Partnership will proceed with the next round of its accelerator program. Additionally, the MTA… Read More ›
An Interview with Minerva Tantoco, NYC’s 1st CTO: “The Next Wave of Innovators will come from New York”
Toronto v. NYC: When Government reduces Ecosystem Effectiveness
Toronto was one of NYC’s competitors for Amazon’s HQ2, making it to the final round. Although NYC ultimately won the bid along with Crystal City, Virginia (and then subsequently lost it), it is nevertheless useful to have an idea of… Read More ›
The Larger Consequences of Google’s Use of Temporary Workers
In a letter dated July 25, 2019 a group of ten U.S. Senators wrote CEO Sundar Pichai to “express objection to Google’s misuse of independent contractors and temporary workers.” Such potential misuse of temporary workers includes the following: They often… Read More ›
Are you Ready to Start Up? On this site we delve into the Big Picture issues surrounding NYC’s Startup Ecosystem with podcasts, articles, discussions and more. What Are NYC’s Comparative Advantages? Although we might have gotten started later than Silicon… Read More ›