The BLUEPRINT for Westchester:

About our Economic Development Initiative

The Westchester County Association proactively fosters economic growth in Westchester and the region by developing programs, policies, and initiatives to help business thrive and create jobs.  Spearheaded by our Economic Development Task Force, The BLUEPRINT for Westchester is our new aggressive campaign to revitalize Westchester's economy. 

Learn more about The BLUEPRINT on our dedicated microsite.

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Economic Development

  • WCA and Deloitte Team Up to Answer Your Big Data Questions

  • NOV 21, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Many thanks to the business leaders from Westchester and across the country who jumped onboard our first-ever Twitter Chat! Special thanks to John Lucker of Deloitte Consulting, for addressing important questions about Big Data. Lucker explained why companies should leverage Big Data for business development and assign talent within an organization to oversee Big Data analytics. Lucker also tweeted responses to questions about using Big Data in healthcare and privacy concerns...

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  • Satisfi, Inc. Wins WCA $10K Pitch Contest and Spot in BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network

  • NOV 19, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Satisfi, Inc., an online app and customer feedback tool, is the winner of the Westchester County Association’s Pitch Night contest, held Nov. 18 at the Reckson Metro Center in White Plains. Satisfi will receive a $10,000 cash grant, plus a coveted spot in the WCA’s BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network, through which it will receive one year of rent-free private office space in Westchester County, complimentary professional services, advertising in local media, and access to financing and mentoring in Westchester County. In addition, Courage Health, which delivers cognitive behavioral therapy services to treat depression via mobile applications, claimed the junior pitch contest prize of $2,500...




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  • WCA Honors Pioneering Women in Technology at Inaugural Awards Luncheon

  • OCT 23, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • Women are half the population, but only hold a small fraction of the top jobs in tech and science. In Westchester County, it's different. The glass ceiling has been shattered and science and technology has been advanced significantly by this year's honorees at the Westchester County Association's first-ever "Women in Tech" Awards Luncheon, hosted by Manoush Zomorodi, host of "New Tech City" on 93.9 WNYC New York Public Radio. 


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  • How Can Big Data Help You Make Better Business Decisions?

  • OCT 22, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Business leaders today need to know how to harness data in order to gain insights about their business, engage their customers, and make better decisions for the future. The Westchester County Association will present a Twitter Chat Nov. 18, led by John Lucker, Deloitte’s Global Advanced Analytics & Modeling Market Leader, designed to give businesses in Westchester and beyond a leg up on how to best use data to inform a company’s next steps and strategic plans...

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