Shira Ovide did a great job explaining the hackNY story, including the program’s origins and goals, in today’s Wall Street Journal.
We were glad to see the article focus on the interns, the great work they’re doing, and the exciting time they’re having learning about NYC’s tech startup ecosystem. Tal and Ian and Chris were all featured, along with their host startups, Aviary.com, Bit.ly, and 10gen.com.
"Compared to a traditional job, start-up life is different," said Tal Safran

"Compared to a traditional job, start-up life is different," said Tal Safran

Please stay tuned either here at the blog or via our twitter account for news of summer events and for the fall hackathon, a chance for student-hackers to meet and learn from each other and to hack on the great APIs, datasets, and technologies being generated at NYC startups today.