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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,...

Brooklyn Tech Triangle Reveals Strategy to Surpass Silicon Valley

Brooklyn, NY (June 18, 2013) – New York City, now the second leading tech hub in the nation, can overtake Silicon Valley in the top spot, according to a strategic plan released today by the Brooklyn Tech Triangle coalition. The strategy – which has broad...

New York the Place to Be for Tech

New York is now the second leading tech hub in the country, behind only Silicon Valley, and the tech sector in the City recorded 11% job growth from 2010 to 2011. The impact this can have on the local economy was among the subjects du jour...

Tech Triangle Strategic Plan Update

Much is happening in the Tech Triangle and much to do as the Tech Triangle Coalition plans on how to foster the area as a creative, tech-oriented, digitally-plugged hub. Convening its advisory and taskforce committees this morning, the Coalition engaged public and private stakeholders in its...

Win Free Fiber Build-out for your Business

Small and medium-sized businesses across the five boroughs are eligible to apply for the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge, a City program offering up to $7 million in free fiber build-out to winning businesses—providing reliable, steady internet access with connectivity speeds hundreds of times faster than Cable...

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To the Drawing Board: Community Board Design Charrette

Tech Triangle talk was buzzing last night at the design charrette meeting co-sponsored by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Brooklyn Community Board 2 at St. Francis College. Open to the public, more than 40 people attended – with diverse representation from residents and tenants, elected...

Strategic Planning Process in Full Swing

Kicking off the strategic planning process for the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the Coalition hosted a meeting yesterday to introduce the consulting team to more than 50 local elected officials, relevant government agency representatives, and funding partners. Formally introducing the project was Adam Lubinsky of WXY...

Team Selected to Create Brooklyn Tech Triangle Master Plan

On November 5, the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition designated an all-star multi-disciplinary team, led by WXY Architecture + Urban Design, to create a master plan to foster the growth of Brooklyn’s innovation economy. The winning team was selected out of 17 proposals (representing more than...