IT

New tech for victim-services efforts

Four Long Island programs are among several New York victim-assistance programs upgrading their technology through a new round of federal grants. More than 100 crime-victim service providers will share roughly $1.5 million in federal grants, primarily for the purchase of new tech facilitating quicker compensation for victims’ medical bills and lost wages. The grants will be distributed by New York’s Office of Victim Services, which administers state and federal funding to 175 nonprofits, hospitals and…


Luis Gonzalez is InterConnecting the Americas

By GREGORY ZELLER // For Luis Gonzalez and his sales and marketing boosting InterConnecta, the future was on Long Island. And, it turns out, also in Peru. There were specific reasons for selecting Garden City as home base for his 2008 startup and subsequently opening a satellite office in Lima, the Peruvian capital. Long Island offered a quality of living not found in New York City, and Peru, where the CEO has extended family, gave…