Professor Jonathan Askin recently spoke to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle about the shift of New York's tech industry, nicknamed “Silicon Alley,” from downtown Manhattan to Brooklyn. The shift, he explained, is mutually beneficial for New York's new media entrepreneurs and Professor Askin's Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP), which provides legal assistance to local tech start-ups. “Until recently, my students and I spent four nights each week going to tech entrepreneurial events in Manhattan. We are committed to shifting thought-leadership to Brooklyn, the home of so many of the city's, the country's, and the world's great tech innovators.”
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