[TechConnext Summit] Silicon Harlem: The New Silicon Valley

Non-profit organization looks to make Harlem the next big tech hub

Silicon Harlem

After you’ve been inspired by technology, tech entrepreneurship, innovation, and new opportunities at Black Enterprise’s inaugural TechConneXt Summit, October 12-13 in Silicon Valley, be sure to keep your tech gears turning at the 2015 Silicon Harlem Tech Conference in New York City, October 16.

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If you’re unfamiliar with Silicon Harlem, now would be a great time to get into their tech loop. Silicon Harlem aspires to transfer Harlem into an innovation and technology hub that will thrive and inspire the global digital economy.

This non-profit organization, partnered with national and local politicians and entrepreneurs, looks to create another ‘renaissance movement’ in the community, with hopes of not only combating the neighborhood’s high unemployment rates and threatening poverty, but also as a means to elevate technology and engineering interests in education, promote economic developments and business acceleration, as well as workforce insights.

Membership with Silicon Harlem can provide the relationships, knowledge, and resources necessary to create success in the industry. Those who are engaged with Silicon Harlem are offered co-working spaces, monthly meetups for networking opportunities, gigabit infrastructure, and the opportunity to secure investment capital to transfer ideas into reality. Entrepreneurs, students, professionals, and innovators that may be interested in becoming a member of the Silicon Harlem movement, may click here to sign up for a free basic membership.

To learn more about Silicon Harlem, attend the upcoming Silicon Harlem Tech Conference where there will be informative sessions; hosted by leading industry professionals, on financing a start-up, next generation Internet, monetizing digital, disruptive technology, elevating your business brand, technological art and creativity, and more.

For more information on Silicon Harlem and the upcoming Silicon Harlem Tech Conference on October 16 at 46 W. 116th Street, Harlem, NY, visit http://www.siliconharlem.net/.

To join Black Enterprise at the TechConneXt Summit, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, October 12-13, register now.

For more information on the TechConneXt Summit visit http://www.blackenterprise.com/events/techconnext/. Follow @blackenterprise on Twitter for updates and tech news.