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General Assembly Aims to Gather New York Techies

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General Assembly Aims to Gather New York Techies @ NYTimes.com.

A new business in the Flatiron district of Manhattan called General Assembly is not a university, but its founders hope it will seem like one. The 20,000-square-foot space offers desks, Internet access, classes and other services for entrepreneurs. “We wanted to recreate the feeling of a college campus, ” said Adam Pritzker, one of the creators of the space. “Something that was outside the structure of an institution but had the same academic tendencies.”


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