Harlem Should Be New York’s Next New Tech Hub

Black girls code for social changeCNN reports when people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street.
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‘Lunch n’ Learn’ With VC Bronson Lingamfelter in Harlem

Bronson LingamfelterEveryone could use funding, but not many understand the process of securing funding. In this free HG workshop, Bronson Lingamfelter of Interplay Ventures will discuss what steps you should include in your fundraising plan of action. Continue Reading →

Health Depart Launches New Texting Program To Inform Harlemites About Beach Closings

nyc texting appText BEACH to 877-877 to get real-time opening, closing and water quality information before you head to the beach

With Memorial Day around the corner marking the unofficial start of summer, the Health Department today announced a free texting service so you can “Know Before You Go” if your beach is open or closed, and receive alerts about any advisories, closures, or water quality issues. Continue Reading →

Gerrard Larriett Winner Of “Harlem Demo Day”

1st Harlem Demo Day WinnerLast night Harlem resident Gerrard Larriett took home the grand prize at the first-ever “Harlem Demo Day” startup pitch event. The event was hosted by Harlem Garage (where it took place), Silicon Harlem, and Harlem Co-Working Group, with special guest Mike Street acting as the official emcee. Continue Reading →