NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City has unveiled a website it hopes will be one-stop-shopping for Internet startup companies and potential employees.

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Digital.NYC website Wednesday in Brooklyn, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

The site was created in a public-private partnership. De Blasio said it will “help turn ideas into business.”

“It’ll be a huge difference maker for our city,” the mayor said.

It will include resources for startups to find funding. Job seekers get a chance to check employment listings.

The idea began under de Blasio’s predecessor, Michael Bloomberg.

Both mayors repeatedly have said that the city aims to rival Silicon Valley as a home for Internet and technology companies.

“We have the talent. We have the creativity and the sense of innovation in the DNA of this city,” de Blasio said. “We have great universities, great hospitals. We have the global center of communications, the global center of finance.”

The launch came weeks after the city began distributing .nyc Internet domain names.

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