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First Round Capital Tours NYC Startup Scene on Foot

In advance of the opening of their NYC office, the investing team from the West Conshohocken, PA-based early-stage firm toured NYC's incubators and shared work spaces earlier this week, spending an hour at each mingling with member’s of the start-ups and assessing what facilities would work well...

Smart polymers perform nano-acrobatics

... For four years, Jin Kim Montclare and researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University have been developing block copolymers from scratch using recombinant DNA and putting them through biochemical hoops. The group’s work, published recently in the journal ChemBioChem, involves...

Greening executives: A new program teaches managers about the business of clean tech

While the unemployment rate in the U.S. climbed to more than 10 percent in December, the job market could be gaining strength for green leaders. Already companies such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola Co. and FedEx Corp. have reportedly carved out executive positions for so-called sustainability officers....

Cybersecurity expert: Job guaranteed

Computer security used to be regarded as a boring and less important field of computer science, but with the proliferation of computer threats (from malware to active attacks) it has become one whose experts are in great demand and has gained quite an aura of "coolness". ... According to the New...

Greening executives: A new program teaches managers about the business of clean tech

While the unemployment rate in the U.S. climbed to more than 10 percent in December, the job market could be gaining strength for green leaders. Already companies such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola Co. and FedEx Corp. have reportedly carved out executive positions for so-called sustainability officers....

NYU Offers a Crash Course in Sustainability for Business Executives

Want to make sure you're the best candidate for that high-level executive job? You might want to bone up on your sustainability skills with a little help from the NYU Polytechnic Institute's CleantechExecs program, a 10-session course that teaches budding executives how to navigate New York City's...

Creative Winners in Hardware Trojan Contest

In November, engineering students from five top universities gathered at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, in Brooklyn, N.Y., for the Embedded Systems Challenge. The aim was to test new attacks and defenses against an underappreciated breed of Trojan horse — embedded malware built into integrated...

First Round Capital Takes A Tour Of NYC’s Start-Up Scene

The investing team at First Round Capital trekked through New York City today on a start-up scavenger hunt.As the West Conshohocken, Pa.-based early-stage firm prepares to open an office in the Big Apple, the investors thought it would be a good idea to go knocking on the doors of the city’s...

Update: Classes to Launch Experienced Executives into New York's Clean-Tech Economy

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is about to jump-start New York's clean-tech leadership base via a unique executive management course. Unlike many boot camps that provide anecdotal lessons from green-tech panelists, the NYU-Poly CleantechExecs program will offer 10 intensive...

What He's Reading: Jerry Hultin

Jerry Hultin, president of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is plowing through William Hogeland's The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty. ... Read the full article at Crain's New York...