Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Statement On FCC Decision To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

Today, Harlem Congressman Adriano Espailla released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality protections. Continue Reading →

2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit In Harlem

Join our friends at HITLAB for their fourth annual HITLAB Innovators Summit in Harlem, New York, which will gather leaders in life sciences, public health, medicine, technology, and design to discuss digital health and diffusion solutions. Continue Reading →

Google Fights For Men Of Color To Be In Tech And Not Prison From Harlem To Hollywood

In fact, Google gave a $1 million grant to the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland. For those of you who don’t know, the Hidden Genius Project is an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black male youths in technology. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Launches NYCx To Stimulate Organic Economic Growth From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño, Jr. today announced that the City is launching a program that invites local and global entrepreneurs, startups, industry and community to use tech for change. Continue Reading →

Join Silicon Harlem Conference 2017

What would it take for Upper Manhattan to serve as a model of “smart city” corridors of the future while providing a pipeline of fresh talent for 21st-century jobs? Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Launch New Paid Internship For Women In Tech

Mayor de Blasio, Cornell Tech and the City University of New York today launched a new winter internship program as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in NY (WiTNY) initiative. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s The Leading Niche Is #6 On Fortunes Top 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Companies

Fortune reports that from an organic candy shop in Oakland, Calif. to a cutting-edge data consulting company based in Harlem, there is a wide swath of businesses thriving in America’s urban centers and creating jobs where they are needed most. Continue Reading →

Let Silicon Harlem And NYC Open Data Teach You How To Use The Open Data Portal

DoITT (Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications) pas partnered with Silicon Harlem to teach Harlemites all about how to use the Open Data portal.  Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announce New Fast Charging EV Hubs In All Five Boroughs

Following on his ambitious plan to mandate cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the next step in his climate action agenda. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →