Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest scheme to foster tech talent in New York City called for a world-class university to establish a significant presence here, and he’s gotten a few nibbles. One is from a big fish: Stanford University is seriously considering a research and engineering campus in New York and announced some specifics Read More
alley vs. valley
For all the talk about how the Silicon Alley tech scene is exploding, New York can be a scary place for a young startup. Rent is high, beer is expensive and the fierce competition over sparse technical talent means founders had better keep their developers close.
And yet in the past two years, Read More
New York has more high tech jobs than any other American city, according to BusinessWeek.
The 316,971 people employed in the high tech industry in the New York City metro area bring in an average wage of $98,541. Washington came in second place, with 292,969 jobs, and San Jose/Silicon Valley came in third Read More