Posts Tagged ‘Rachel Sterne’

As 2011 Ends, GovFresh Lauds NYC

It’s the last day of the year! What a wild 2011 it has been. NY Tech Blog is proud of the tech scene it so unerringly scrutinizes. From the glory of SXSW to the explosion of Canvas, from incubators to summer programs, from Foursquare to TechStars reality shows—it all got covered. To the readers who’ve [...]

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About The City Hackathon

It all starts with NYC.gov, a city portal that’s deemed hideous by many. It’s also a sprawling mess at over a million pages. To further ingratiate itself with the tech scene and local hacking talent, a hackathon is going down at the end of the month at general Assembly. Strangely enough, it’s not very popular. [...]

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Rachel Sterne Speaketh On Tech Road Map

A while ago but not too far of, Rachel Sterne became the city government’s face. Or should it be ambassadress? Don’t bother, she’s got a real title anyway: Chief Digital Officer. To kick off her new role, she and her team compiled a comprehensive report titled ‘Road Map for the Digital City.’ Here’s what was [...]

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Rachel Sterne Unveils Road Map To World Domination

Even if there’s a shortage of viable office real estate and a soon-to-be opened tech university is, well, soon-to-be opened at a far off date. (Stanford NY?) Rachel Sterne, the wonder woman pushing Mayor Bloomberg’s agenda to make the city a Technopolis, yesterday presented the results of a wide ranging city-wide review. She basically co-headlined [...]

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Rachel Sterne Offers A Glimpse Into The Future

It was through her speech at the recent Activate Summit. (‘Twas on Thursday last week.) In a nutshell, the bulk of Stern’s speech at the conference was dedicated to explaining how the Bloomberg administration is transforming the city into an environment conducive to developers and entrepreneurs alike. Sterne also went on to promote the city [...]

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Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne On Startups, Plans, And Innovation

Rachel Sterne has a lot on her plate since assuming the historic role of New York’s first [woman] Chief Digital Officer. In a recent sit down with journo Jessica Mulholand, Sterne talked about her past experience as an entrepreneur (she founded citizen journalism hub GroundReport after a stint as a U.N. intern) and a few [...]

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Rachel Sterne Becomes First NYC Chief Digital Officer

It’s official: New York City now has a Chief Digital Officer. Her name is Rachel Sterne and she’s a veteran entrepreneur. Described as “several years shy of 30,” Sterne is certainly no greenhorn in entrepreneurship and tech. Prior to her ascension to office Ms. Sterne founded the news site Ground Report and ran her own consulting [...]

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