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Guru wants to be the next mayor of New York the founder of Dice.com another successful tech businesses.
This morning became the latest -- toss his hat into the ring for the already crowded.
Mayor race in New York City we are joined by the -- now jacked -- whom I first met at the ball almost played up in the tech bubble in the mid ninety's glad you survived it.
Congratulations on your announcement.
Tell us about your pro business platform so far you've got Christine Quinn you've got Anthony -- lifelong politicians all -- this but no business.
People all that much that's right that is the other people running -- running wait wait to the left.
They went to take us back to machine politics back to party politics I'm coming in as independent because I have a pro business pro growth plan.
The problem New York City right now is -- with eight point 9% unemployment.
And we have 350000 people out of work it's not just that.
More than a million people are struggling at the jobs they have to make ends meet.
We need to attract more dollars in New York City I can do that and I can bring -- people are prepared Lauren young people you exactly 200000 of them are 25 and under so we need to.
Transform our schools into schools they can engage kids for the jobs of the future.
Hands on discovery based team based learning that will prepare them for the jobs tomorrow computer science let's stick to business so how are you what are -- what are fast fixes to get the job growth working in New York City short three items first let's direct dollars -- Silicon Valley and overseas let's bring that.
To New York City.
Google opened up a campus that might get you sixteen tree right here in New York fifth 2500.
I alone among the candidates have the relationships in Silicon Valley.
To bring new jobs he'd died I -- coveted job matching site so people -- -- -- which by the way fifteen years later is still producing a profits on the New York Stock Exchange today.
Still today okay and producing 92% profit great ebitda because what does it do it creates jobs -- what else second.
Let's cut the tax on capital gains in New York City for any investment.
In a small business or growth business for the next 23 years let's have a window of time -- -- -- capital to New York City businesses New York City had its own capital gains tax rate on top of the federal -- -- professional politician that so we have federal state and city 4% income tax across the board and any kind of income.
What I'm suggesting Iran might plan says lets -- -- -- -- would use that for a period of time that's 4%.
Let's reduce that for any investment in -- small business or growth business in New York City.
Let's grow New York City small businesses okay we're gonna wrap you there because Ben Bernanke is speaking on the hill.
But we wish you luck Jack Hillary bout time start from the start talking about cutting taxes -- growing jobs.
Thanks a lot for -- want to thank you.
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