Partnership for New York City Announces 2014-2015 Class of David Rockefeller Fellows

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Annual Program Selects 19 Senior Executives Committed to Corporate Civic Engagement

NEW YORK, NY, October, 10, 2014 – The Partnership for New York City, an organization of the city’s business leaders, today announced the newest class of David Rockefeller Fellows, a group of 19 senior executives selected to participate in a year-long business and civic leadership program.

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Statement from Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, on Executive Order to Expand Living Wage Law

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“The Executive Order to increase the ‘living wage’ is unlikely to affect the city’s overall economic growth, but some prospective commercial tenants will resist leasing space in projects that impose wage and compliance requirements that are more onerous than market practice. The Administration will need to monitor how this new policy affects development and leasing activity, particularly in lower income communities.”

Entrepreneurs showcase the latest at the Partnership Fund’s inaugural Demo Day for the NY Fashion Tech Lab

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Clothes Horse, Nineteenth Amendment, Perch Interactive, StyleSage, Stylinity, Stylit, Suddenlee, and Trendalytics Debut at Inaugural New York Program for Fashion Technology Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK; July 24, 2014 – Innovative data analytics, digital fit, interactive display, and omnichannel technologies were among the products pitched today at the first New York Fashion Tech Lab (“NYFT Lab”) Demo Day. The Lab is a 12-week mentoring program created by venture catalyst Springboard Enterprises and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the the city’s leading business organization.

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Statement from Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, on Standard and Poor’s Upgrade of New York’s General Obligation Credit Rating to AA+

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“This third straight upgrade, combined with a fourth straight on-time budget, shows that New York is on a new, better fiscal path.   The Governor and the Legislature have taken the tough but necessary actions to put the state budget on sound fiscal footing and this upgrade is another demonstration of the fact that our state government’s finances are in their strongest position in recent history.”