Whats Happening in Silicon Harlem

Residential Development Plans To Include Harlem’s Own Tech Hub

Multi-use building off 125th Street will add affordable housing, retail, and community space. On June 13, 2018, the City Planning Commission held a public hearing on an application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development for the designation of property located at 263-267 West 126th Street in Harlem as an Urban Development Action Area. The development […]

Haarlem 2 Harlem 2018 Pitchfest

On June 17, 2018, three startups based in Haarlem, Netherlands and three startups based in Harlem, New York met at the Lenfest Center at Columbia University to pitch their business plans to investors and entrepreneurs. The third annual Haarlem 2 Harlem Pitchfest was produced by Silicon Harlem in collaboration with Haarlemvalley & Present Your Startup .

Clayton Banks on Washing Tech Podcast: 5G Comes to Harlem (Ep. 140)

Founded in September 2015, the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast is the oldest, consistently-updated, Washington, D.C.-based podcast focused on the top tech law and policy debates driving the tech and communications sectors. With its diverse array of distinguished guests, the WashingTECH Podcast amplifies the voices of a cross-section of the entire tech policy community. Our guests include academics, […]

Silicon Harlem with COSMOS is bringing over 20 Million to Harlem

  Thanks from Clayton Banks of @SiliconHarlem and Daniel Kilper @ASUResearch part of the #NSFfunded #PAWRCOSMOS team! Credit: NSF — NSF Comp & Info (@NSF_CISE) April 11, 2018 Fourth generation wireless, better known as 4G, turned mobile phones into movie-streaming platforms, but the next wireless revolution promises more than speedy downloads. It could pave […]

Silicon Harlem Appoints Gary Alexander Jenkins, Esq., General Counsel

Silicon Harlem today announced the appointment of Gary Alexander Jenkins[, Esq., as General Counsel. Jenkins is the first General Counsel for the company and will join Silicon Harlem on April 1, 2018. PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: MAR 30, 2018 NEW YORK, March 30, 2018 ( – ​​Silicon Harlem today announced the appointment of Gary Alexander Jenkins[, Esq., as […]

Black History Month One-On-One with 1010 Wins

Anchored by 1010 WINS’ Larry Mullins Produced for 1010 WINS by Sharon Barnes-Waters  Check out the full video interview here  NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Black History Month honoree Clayton Banks is the CEO and Co-Founder of Silicon Harlem. “Silicon Valley has its long legacy of promoting technology. Silicon Harlem has the exact same mission, but we start with the community. […]

Clayton Banks Talks Harlem Tech On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

Posted on 01/23/2018 by Harlem World Magazine Join Clayton Banks, co-founder of Silicon Harlem, as he discusses becoming a member of the Mayor de Blasio’s NYCx Technology Leadership Council with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Clayton Banks, is a Harvard School Grad. In 2013 he was recognized as the “Business Person of the Year” by the Harlem Business Alliance. He’s […]