With Planned Resource Center, Apps Competition, NYC Leans into Blockchain

Government Technology: The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is doubling down on blockchain this year.

NYCEDC, a sponsor of the inaugural Blockchain Week New York City, announced on May 14 that it will launch the NYC Blockchain Resource Center, as well as a public blockchain competition, later this year, in hopes of stimulating interest, awareness and innovation in the digital ledger technology — as well as motivating innovators to develop solutions that could improve public-sector services.

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