Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYCHA Tech Program

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with Per Scholas and Coalition for Queens (C4Q), announced a pilot program that will provide NYHCA residents with training in IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and software development. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYCEDC And Emerald Expositions Announce NYC’s First Large Scale Virtual Reality Conference + Expo

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Emerald Expositions, the largest trade show organizer in the U.S., today announced plans for the first large-scale Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) conference in New York City: NYVR Expo. Continue Reading →

Silicon Harlem Free Meetup Economic Development Day 2017

On August 10th, 2017, 3pm – 5pm, we will be a part the Silicon Harlem Economic Development Day! All about moving the community forward.  Continue Reading →

Spectrum Issues RFP For New Digital Education Program From Harlem To Hollywood

Spectrum, in partnership with Charter Communications, Inc., has announced the launch of the Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program, a philanthropic initiative designed to support nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it to improve residents’ lives. Continue Reading →

Jessica O. Matthews Wants To Run Harlem’s First Billion-Dollar Startup

In September 2016, Uncharted Play, a company that makes energy-generating products, raised $7 million in a series A financing round and became the 13th company with a black female founder to raise more than $1 million in outside investment. Continue Reading →

Health Department Tells Harlemites To “Know Before You Go”

On Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the “Know Before You Go” free text alert service, which lets Harlemites know if beaches are open or closed due to water quality issues. Continue Reading →

Christopher Martin And Estelle Wowed In Harlem Style Today At Apple Store

While we were hanging out in Harlem, as part of the Apple In-Store Initiative, VP Recording artist Christopher Martin did a live Q&A session and performance at the Apple Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday May 20th, 2017. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Others Launch Online Health Thrive Learning Center

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, today announced the launch of the Thrive Learning Center. Continue Reading →

Harlem 2 Haarlem 2017 An International Pitchfest With Silicon Harlem

Silicon Harlem in Harlem, New York and HaarlemValley in Haarlem, Netherlands are having an International Pitchfest. Continue Reading →

Harlem CEO Creates Technology To Bring Renewable Energy Around The World

“Boxing is very much like business,” Jessica Matthews said. “You not only think about what your next move will be, you also realize that for every action, there’s a reaction.” Continue Reading →

‘The Future Of East Harlem,’ A Talk With Silicon Harlem

Join a conversation presented by Silicon Harlem for this meeting for all who care about East Harlem! Continue Reading →

Schomburg’s Mary Yearwood Appointed By Mayor de Blasio To The Archive

Today, Mayor de Blasio announced  that Mary Yearwood, Director of Collections and Information Services, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has been appointed to the 15 member of the Archives, Reference and Research Advisory Board. Continue Reading →

Charter Communications Joins with Harlem Fund To Open Spectrum Learning Lab

Charter Communications is joining with the Harlem Educational Activities Fund  (HAEF) to open a Spectrum Learning Lab at HEAF’s main program site, located at 2090 Seventh Ave. in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

NYC Brings Tech Companies And Non Profits Together For Neighborhood Challenge

The New York City Department of Small Business Services, along with New York City Economic Development Corporation, today announced the launch of Neighborhood Challenge. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: WordPress And Magento SEO Success For Harlem Businesses

Most small businesses today depend on their web presence to jump start and enhance their brand. Continue Reading →