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 →

NoFoodWasted Wins Haarlem2Harlem 2017 In Harlem

Last Tuesday night on May 30th, 2017, at 9pm local time, Dutch startup NoFoodWasted received good news: founder August de Vocht won the Haarlem2Harlem Pitch Event in New York! 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 City Council Candidates To Debate Issues

Candidates vying for the vacant City Council District 9 seat in a February 14 election will debate issues facing East Harlem on Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing, Tech Incubator To Be Built On City-Owned Land In Harlem

A city-owned vacant lot in Central Harlem has been selected for a development project that includes restaurant space, affordable housing units and space for a tech incubator. Continue Reading →

It’s HarlemHavana, Cuba 2017 Time, You Going?

Travel with Silicon Harlem and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce for a HarlemHavana Historic International Trip & Technology Exchange in Havana, Cuba in 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Entrepreneurs Work To Win Free Office Space

Silicon Harlem Hackathon August 9, 2015 Harlem Week

Budding entrepreneurs in Harlem have the chance to win up to a year of free office space when Co-working company WeWork opens its first location in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

NBPC Producers Look For The Right Pitch With ‘American Idol’ Type Contest

nbpcThe second annual National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Pitch Black Forum will be held on Thursday. The live, interactive pitching session, a spirited battle of content creators participating in the Harlem-based media arts organization’s national 360 Incubator and Fund, will be held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Join The Broadband Matters! Silicon Harlem Conference 2016

silicon harlem conference 2016Over 250 Technology and Media professionals from both the private and public sector join together to envision the technological future of urban markets. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC’s 360 Incubator And Fund New Selects For Competition

nbpcThe nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience has selected seven producing teams for its 360 Incubator and Fund where competitors can score up to $150,000 in development funds for their TV and web pilots or interactive/transmedia project. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Clayton Banks Talks Harlem Future On Salon

silicon harlemSalon’s Carrie Sheffield sat down with Silicon Harlem founder Clayton Banks on Monday for a Facebook Live discussion about the unique gentrification infecting Harlem, New York.
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Andrew Rasiej, NY Tech Alliance Chairman Offers Suggestions on Pokemon Go And Civic Tech

L-Bruce-Lincoln and Andrew-Rasiej-marina-villelaAndrew Rasiej, NY Tech Alliance Chairman, and Marie Ternes, an advisor to the NY Tech Alliance, published a very interesting Op-Ed piece in last Friday’s Daily News. In it they call for embedding civic features in Pokémon Go and point out that the results could be transformative. Continue Reading →

Harlem Garage, The Closing Of A Co-Working Space

Harlem-Garage-muralThe Harlem Garage was a neighborhood darling when the co-working space opened nearly three years ago on West 118th Street. Continue Reading →

East Harlemite Launches Harlem’s First VC Fund

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John Henry, the 22-year-old founder of accelerator program Cofound Harlem, has announced Cofound Ventures, Harlem’s first venture capital fund.  Continue Reading →

Art And Tech To Meet In Harlem At NBPC

hackathon 2Art and technology will meet at the crossroads that is Harlem this October. National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is partnering with Silicon Harlem, a social venture designed to turn Harlem into a technology and innovation hub, for Hack360. Continue Reading →