Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will be a judge in Congresswoman Grace Meng’s first STEM contest.
Aereo, a technology startup company, is moving its Long Island City headquarters to Manhattan.
Queens is taking part in Transition NYC. Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of 60 leaders and experts to his transition committee on Wednesday, November 20. “My charge to the transition team is to identify women and men from every part of our city and walk of life that share a commitment to progressive [...]
Mayoral candidates discussed ways to improve the city’s booming technology industry during the Mayoral Tech Policy Forum on June 17 at the Museum of the Moving Image. The Coalition for Queens, which fosters the tech community in the borough, hosted the event. It brought out more than 100 techies. “Technology affects everything from all the [...]
Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), made clear that as business sectors based in the city move forward, technology will become more crucial. “As we like to say at EDC: whereas in the past the technology industry was a sector; increasingly, today, the economy itself is the tech sector.” [...]
Over a hundred technology fanatics assembled on the rooftop of Hunter’s Point Plaza in Long Island City for this month’s Queens Tech Meetup. Hosted by the Coalition for Queens, the Thursday, September 27 event brought together members of the tech community to share ideas, network and gain insight from stars of the tech industry. Amol [...]
Tech start-up companies, escaping steep Manhattan rents and expanding Queens-born businesses, are setting up shop in Long Island City. “It has a pioneering and innovative spirit,” said Coalition for Queens founder Jukay Hsu of the neighborhood’s energy. The creator of the non-profit organization, responsible for fostering the tech community in the borough through raising awareness [...]
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, together with the City University of New York (CUNY), the Coalition for Queens and tech industry leaders announced two initiatives to help train more New Yorkers for jobs in the city’s growing technology sector. One of these initiatives will provide for more tech educational opportunities in Queens. Coalition for Queens, [...]