Tech nonprofit to host annual gala at MoMA PS1
Photo courtesy of C4Q

Long Island City‘s MoMA PS1 will host the third-annual gala for the Coalition for Queens (C4Q), a nonprofit which aims to increase economic opportunity by fostering a technology ecosystem. Attendees will be able to party with entrepreneurs in the borough’s growing tech community and enjoy food and drink from Queens-based businesses. “The event is to celebrate […]

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Coalition for Queens receives $1.75M in funding
Photo by Andrew Kelly

One nonprofit has received almost 2 million dollars toward bringing technology skills to New Yorkers, especially those in Queens. Coalition for Queens (C4Q), a nonprofit that aims to foster the Queens tech ecosystem by increasing economic opportunity and transforming the borough into a leading hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, announced it received $1,750,000 in funding. The money will go toward […]

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Miss America to judge Rep. Meng’s contest
Photo courtesy Matt Boyd Photography

Follow me @liamlaguerre   U.S. Rep Grace Meng has tapped someone who knows a little something about contests to judge her first-ever science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition.  Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will be a contest judge for Meng’s district as a part of the nationwide “The House Student App Challenge.” For the […]

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Reddit co-founder raising money for future Queens techies
THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Follow me @liamlaguerre    Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of social networking and news site Reddit, may get tons of karma points for his dedication to the Queens tech community. Ohanian is raising thousands of dollars with a crowdfunding site and through donations at his 31st birthday party for the tech nonprofit Coalition for Queens, which […]

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Tech company Aereo moves out of LIC base, heads to Manhattan
Photo via Twitter/@Aereo

Technology startup Aereo is leaving its Long Island City headquarters for a bigger space in Manhattan, the company announced Friday. “Moving day! We’ve outgrown our space in #LIC. Heading across the river to new digs. We love ‘ya #Queens!” Aereo posted on its Twitter account Dec. 20, along with a photo of its packed up office. […]

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