Making Tech Work In Troubled NeighborhoodsPlay
Technology innovation is one of Boston's great engines of prosperity. Look no further than Kendall Square in Cambridge or the rapidly developing Innovation District on the South Boston waterfront.
But the problem is that those clusters of tech innovation are.... well, really clustered.
Trying to jumpstart tech firms in minority neighborhoods like Dudley Square in Roxbury, where rent is cheap and the neighborhood is eager for economic development, has been a steep and slow uphill climb.
Callum Borchers, reporter for the Boston Globe, you can find his story on BetaBoston.
Gilad Rosenzweig, founder and executive director of Smarter in the City.
This segment aired on March 11, 2014.