The Bootstrapped VC – BeVisible – Andrea Guendelman

Andrea Guendelman, Co-founder + CEO of BeVisible, takes us inside the company culture of a startup driving change in the Latinx professional community, empowering men and women to embrace the strengths, and transcend the limitations, of their cultural heritage to...

/ November 6, 2017

How Congo Ltd’s Diverse Team Built An Acquirable Platform

On October 11, DigitalTown (OTC PINK:DGTW), a GovTech 100 company that builds city-specific Web portals to serve as directories and marketplaces, announced their agreement to purchase certain assets from Congo Ltd., including the technology powering Congo Ltd’s flagship brand JustLegal. Willy...

/ November 2, 2017

Why the #fundafounder Crowdfunding Campaign Is What Minority-Led Startups Need!

Whether you’ve been following diversity in tech in the news or not, the stats about diverse founders raising capital has been low compared to their white counterparts. Female-led companies made up just 4.94% of all VC deals in 2016. Even...

/ October 23, 2017

$100,000 Dallas Diversity and Inclusion Investment Challenge in partnership with DivInc

In August the Texas Startup Manifesto was released and Capital Factory announced there plans to expand our Accelerator program to include Dallas with a presence at Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC). After an incredibly warm reception and successful launch, new Dallas mentors to the network, accepted...

/ October 18, 2017

Austin’s Newest Co-working Directory: Cowork ATX

Cowork ATX is an interactive map of co-working spaces located in Austin, TX created by Dusty Vegas. The site consolidates all of Austin’s co-working spaces making it simple and efficient to browse through co-working spaces based on your location. The site...

/ October 18, 2017

11. Chipper as Hell (feat. Hadiyah Mujhid of HBCUvc)

In this episode, Arlan and Christie compete in a high-stakes trivia game of Howdy Partner, and Arlan speaks with the founder of HBCUvc, a not-for-profit organization connecting and equipping the next generation of black and brown tech innovators and investors....

/ October 5, 2017

Startup with Google

Google launched “Startup with Google” today, a new site that brings together all the company’s resources for founders and their startups. As the name implies, the focus here is on Google’s own tools, services, and initiatives (think everything from Firebase...

/ September 19, 2017

The Morson Tech Inclusion Scholarship: Opportunities For African-American Women Entrepreneurs

Announcing the Morson Tech Inclusion Scholarship: Providing Opportunities For African-American Women Entrepreneurs The third annual San Francisco Tech Inclusion Conference, Career Fair, and Startup Showcase is October 17th — 18th at The Armory. For the past two years, our goal...

/ August 25, 2017
Interview Bias

It’s Time to Change the Way We Interview and Build Teams

Let’s face it: Interviews are nerve-wracking situations. The thought of being picked apart for your dream job by a simple sheet of paper, and the best explanation of your entire career in an hour-long meeting, can make even the most...

/ August 17, 2017

Lessons for the news media from Charlottesville

It’s a new unexpectedly raw moment in America. We find ourselves still able to be stunned, and that in and of itself is stunning given the rapid-fire explosions of news we’ve experienced since the election. For media, the events in...

/ August 16, 2017