Want to build smart cities instead of dating apps? Come to NYC
Why tech companies addressing crucial energy issues prefer the Big Apple
- Pat Sapinsley for Crain’s November 7th, 2017
- Source: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20171107/OPINION/171109986/want-to-build-smart-cities-instead-of-dating-apps-come-to-nyc
… While other startup ecosystems boast the next best dating app, New York City startups are integrating business and technology to solve the world’s most pressing energy problems. … Three examples [Opus One Solutions, Sealed, and EV-Box] are housed at portfolio companies of NYU Tandon’s Urban Future Lab and its ACRE incubator in Brooklyn which harnesses the momentum of the startup movement to tackle the most pressing problem of the 21st century—climate change.