As part of the Wireless Corridor Challenge, Mayor Bloomberg awarded grants to five organizations to expand free wireless networks in their neighborhoods. One of the awardees, GOWEX, explains what this means for Long Island City.
The new Made in NY Media Center by IFP is set to open soon. Whether you’re a storyteller, technologist, or entrepreneur, you will find collaborators, events, classes, and resources to incubate your great ideas at this new space in DUMBO.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the launch of the second year of NYC Generation Tech (GenTech), a program designed to provide high school students across New York City with education and mentorship in entrepreneurship and technology, as well as inspire them to become a part of the City’s growing innovation ecosystem.
A recent WNYC event about how tech is changing the way women work made StatsBee curious about the gender breakdown in NYC’s employment, education, entrepreneurship, and work habits. We turned to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey to provide some insight.
The two-day BigApps Expo and Hackathon featured speakers and experts from a variety of civic and technology communities. Around 300 participants learned more about BigIssues, were informed of NYC BigApps 2013’s new features and resources, and were connected to teammates.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of NYC BigApps 2013, the fourth annual contest for software developers and members of the public to create web or mobile applications using official City data.