April Joyner, Author at Technical.ly Brooklyn

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April Joyner is a journalist who covers business, tech and finance. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to OZY, NewYorker.com and FastCompany.com. Joyner's writing has also appeared on Business Insider and USAToday.com.

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Bond Collective unveils plans for Bushwick location as it expands outside the city

Nov. 16, 2017 7:32 am

Bond Collective unveils plans for Bushwick location as it expands outside the city

The coworking company recently raised $50 million and is expanding to Philadelphia. But it still aims to feel like a neighborhood hangout rather than a big chain.
Why the Flatiron School landed in hot water with the New York Attorney General

Nov. 8, 2017 12:53 pm

Why the Flatiron School landed in hot water with the New York Attorney General

The Attorney General's office announced a $375,000 settlement with the school just two weeks before its acquisition by WeWork. But the company is treating it as a minor speed bump — at least publicly.
Is coding education becoming coworking’s ‘it’ accessory?

Nov. 7, 2017 11:20 am

Is coding education becoming coworking’s ‘it’ accessory?

Office-space network Knotel is partnering with dev school Galvanize to provide services to its members. But it's not so much a foray into coding bootcamps — it's a canny sales strategy.
Meet the latest companies out of NYU Tandon’s AI incubator

Nov. 6, 2017 12:56 pm

Meet the latest companies out of NYU Tandon’s AI incubator

These four companies are applying AI to the salon, the classroom, the kitchen and the boardroom.
Ebony magazine’s Power 100 gives nod to Brooklyn tech personalities

Nov. 6, 2017 7:49 am

Ebony magazine’s Power 100 gives nod to Brooklyn tech personalities

Donnel Baird and Amélie Lamont, whom Technical.ly has previously covered, are among the honorees.
Friday: ConsenSys’ Ethereal Summit is streaming live from San Francisco

Oct. 27, 2017 11:29 am

Friday: ConsenSys’ Ethereal Summit is streaming live from San Francisco

Tune in at noon and learn about the blockchain.
Blue Ridge Labs’ fellowship, focused on older adults, is a portrait of tech inclusivity

Oct. 26, 2017 12:55 pm

Blue Ridge Labs’ fellowship, focused on older adults, is a portrait of tech inclusivity

It's not the average tech event that draws in church mothers — and that's the point.
With WeWork and Flatiron School merger, coding bootcamps are set to proliferate

Oct. 26, 2017 12:54 pm

With WeWork and Flatiron School merger, coding bootcamps are set to proliferate

It's been a rocky year for several coding schools. But Adam Enbar, the Flatiron School's cofounder, believes now is the time to grow.
The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a crash course in open data

Oct. 24, 2017 10:24 am

The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a crash course in open data

It's cosponsored by the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics, which has lately been on a roll with community engagement.
WeWork’s $20-million awards program for creators is coming to NYC

Oct. 20, 2017 12:34 pm

WeWork’s $20-million awards program for creators is coming to NYC

The coworking giant is looking to invest in entrepreneurs like Tori Deetz of Visual Magnetics.

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