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New Office Space Coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard

As job growth continues to explode in Brooklyn—the borough leads the city in that category, with a 19.3 percent growth rate in private-sector jobs between 2003 and 2012—the influx of new workers will need more office space in which to work. The technology and creative...

Call for Proposals for the 3rd Annual Tech Triangle U

Does your work or research revolve around tech, innovation, or entrepreneurship? Are you a scholar, practitioner, or creative individual/company with a compelling story? If so, the Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN) invites you to share your skills and experiences with colleagues, students, and tech companies located...

Community Vision for the Brooklyn Strand Revealed

In July 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of initiatives meant to further the successful growth of Downtown Brooklyn into a thriving, 21st century Downtown. Among those was an opportunity to “Reinvent the Brooklyn Strand”— by connecting Downtown Brooklyn to its waterfront through a...

Big Idea Week Seeking Mentors

True to its name, the leaders behind Big Idea Week don’t think small. The free community program connects students in grades 4-8 with mentors from tech, media, and design companies, with a larger goal of educating today’s youth about entrepreneurship and STEM subjects, so they’ll...

Applications Open for Brooklyn Tech Triangle Internship Program

Are you a tech or media company in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle looking for free interns? Look no further than the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Internship Program (BTTIP), which is now accepting business applications for the Spring 2015 cycle of the program. BTTIP connects Brooklyn’s growing tech...

This Week: Northside Trade Show

If the reach of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle really is stretching beyond the greater Downtown Brooklyn borders, as Technical.ly Brooklyn recently mused, then it's only fitting that we plug a great opportunity to check out the best in innovation, startups, and entrepreneurship coming up this...

Previewing Tech Triangle U’s Open Office Week

Exciting companies abound here in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle. Want to meet a DUMBO-based company that created a CampStove that generates heat and also charges electronics? Or check out a green chemicals manufacturer located at the Brooklyn Navy Yard? Or visit a Downtown Brooklyn company that hosts...

Deskcamping in Brooklyn

Special guest post by Nick Couch, Camp Chief of Deskcamping Here’s the good news. New York City is the second fastest growing tech community in the nation, second only to Silicon Valley. In Brooklyn alone, growth projections call for nearly 18,000 tech workers in the Tech...

Tech + Law = Data Privacy Legal Hackathon

At the intersection of tech and law is a niche where you’ll find a community known as legal hackers — collaborative, local, with their origin tracing back to Brooklyn Law School, yet whose existence and relevance can be attributed to global vision. “We are lawyers and...

Meet, Greet, and Hire a Web Developer

An interface-friendly app that helps you find the best coffee in New York City. A visualization of words and their etymological connections. A mechanical bird that automatically sends a poem to the phone of a loved one. From the pragmatic to the esoteric, these web applications...

From Tech Triangle Intern to Full-Time Employee

Twenty-three-year-old Jessie Chen, a graphic design major at the New York City College of Technology, is driven by sheer curiosity. She has found interest in nearly every subject area, from math, science, and finance to psychology, music, and art. “I love challenges – whenever a problem...

New Fellowship Program Educates Tomorrow’s Coders

The inaugural NYC Web Development Fellowship is now underway in the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, with 28 people – 16 of them Brooklyn residents – getting a fully-funded education to start a career in web development. The NYC Department of Small Businesses Services...

Honors for Brooklyn Tech Triangle Strategic Plan

The Brooklyn Tech Triangle efforts continue to gain attention worldwide. Here at home, the New York chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) recently honored the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Strategic Plan with its annual award for "Meritorius Achievement," citing the ambitious scale of the plan...

Tech Triangle Internship Program Recruiting for Spring

Drawing on the success of the inaugural Brooklyn Tech Triangle Internship Program this summer, the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and NYC Department of Small Business Services is proud to introduce the internship program for spring 2014.  College interns with background in programming, design, advanced...

Downtown Brooklyn Gets Wired

Dramatically expanding public WiFi throughout Downtown Brooklyn and bridging the cost of the “last mile” needed to bring fiber connectivity to office buildings in the district were key priorities outlined in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Strategic Plan – which got a major boost today from...

NYC Web Development Fellowship

Looking for a career in coding, but don't have the training? Apply for the NYC Web Development Fellowship to get 12 weeks of FREE training from the Flatiron School. The campus will be located right here in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle. Launched by the City's Department...

New B67 Bus Route Up and Running

You may be able to budget a few extra minutes at your favorite local café this week: the new B67 bus route rolled into action Monday morning. Weekday service connects South Williamsburg to Downtown Brooklyn via the Navy Yard and DUMBO – extending the current...

New York City’s College Town Welcomes Back Students

You may have noticed a few (or 57,000) extra people on the streets of Downtown Brooklyn this past week. That’s because the unofficial end of summer signifies a return to the hubbub and happenings of the College Town community (consisting of 12 local colleges). Several students from...

Brooklyn Tech Triangle Internship Program Underway

In an ongoing effort to better connect Downtown Brooklyn’s 57,000 college students to the cluster of tech and creative firms in the area, twenty-eight students from New York City College of Technology’s School of Technology and Design, all of whom have completed at least the...

Save the Date for September Events from Skills Matter

Skills Matter, a London-based tech startup with a mission to support and drive innovation in enterprise software development, is bringing a series of conferences and tutorials to the Brooklyn Tech Triangle this September. From the 16th through the 20th, they'll be running the DDD eXchange,...