New York Tech Meetup 2/8/11: Hackopolis

Last night at New York Tech Meetup there were clear signs that the local tech ecosystem is growing and evolving.

First, the NYTM organization itself is looking for a managing director to essentially oversee the affairs of the organization—events, outreach, special programs, marketing.  The jobs starts at $65k per year (see below).

The second data point was NYTM board member, Evan Korth, announcing that, which he helped co-found, is doubling the size of its summer intern program. Last year, hackNY, placed 12 students in NYC startups, including etsy, 10gen, and others. Note to startups: you  have till February 18 to submit an application for interns.

The third data point was that the demos last night were really good.Continue reading