Tech ecosystem booms in the Bronx

Tech ecosystem booms in the Bronx

In the city as a whole, tech employment rose 71 percent between 2004 and 2014, according to a study by the Center for an Urban Future. But while Manhattan and Brooklyn sped ahead with close to an 80 perecnt growth in tech jobs, Bronx employment in the sector only rose 12 percent.

Bronx tech startups and companies are trying to make the borough a valuable piece of innovation and tech jobs. Over the past few years there has been a boost in incubators, technology training, and careers available in the borough. Most recently, a startup accelarator called MetaBronx has launched in Mott Haven to change the face of the tech world by exclusively working startups owned by minority and women in the borough.

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