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Brooklyn tech startup sees second largest growth in U.S. over past decade, report finds


Brooklyn's tech startup sector is booming, a new report shows. … The growth came along with an influx of young, highly educated residents, according to Adam Kamins, director of economic research at Moody's Analytics. Shifts in educational programs that now  emphasize entrepreneurial and business skills has also helped buoy the startups, according to Kurt Becker, NYU Tandon School of Engineering's vice dean for research, innovation and entrepreneurship. "That's not just us," Becker said. "If you go to our neighboring institutions like Medgar Evers, Pratt, even St. Francis, you'll see that they've all renovated their curriculum.".

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