Month: February 2017

#14 Designing Values, People and Pretty Things | John Roescher, CEO Handsome

Humans have come to this point in technology, social order, and internet memes because of the ability to exchange ideas, cooperate, and build systems. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t. It all comes down to how we design everything we...

/ February 24, 2017

BIT Startup Of The Week: Abacus – “Helping students using real time data”

By Blacks In Tech Q: Who Founded your company? A: I founded my company in 2015 after my father’s death. I wanted to move back home and be close to my family. Q: Give us a brief summary of your background...

/ February 20, 2017

Upcoming Twin Cities Blacks In Technology Software and Tech Meetup – “Leaders In Tech and Tech Pathways”

By Blacks In Tech Join the Twin Cities chapter of Blacks In Technology for their upcoming meetup, “Leaders In Tech and Tech Pathways”. Learn from and engage with Tech leaders of color. Here their paths to the C-Suite and opportunities to forge...

/ February 17, 2017

#BITTechTalk ep. #105 w/ Amanda Spann

By Blacks In Tech On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast our guest is Amanda Spann, Entrepreneur, Marketing Director and Founder of SpannandCompany, a marketing consulting firm. About our guest Amanda Spann is marketer and app entrepreneur on a mission...

/ February 16, 2017

Episode 67 – Mike Lee

Sr. Engineering Manager at Khan Academy BS in Computer Science from WPI: Worcester Polytechnic Institute  ionified.net What made you decide to work in tech? Problem-solving. Specifically, problem-solving with little costs for exploration. I was really attracted to solving problems with...

/ February 13, 2017

Hacking The Coding Interview

To start 2017 off with a bang, Hispanic hackers, a community dedicated toward showing the Hispanic community they have a voice and place within technology, decided to run an experiment to solve the problems new coders and developers face when...

/ February 9, 2017

Team Building: Accountability First, Talent Later

In 2016, one of the biggest decisions in our company was the departure of my co-founder and product head Chase White. Chase and I started Localeur nearly four years ago after leaving our jobs at Bazaarvoice. Unlike some horror stories...

/ February 9, 2017

What Happens When You Join An Accelerator?

Three months ago, we decided to have Homads become a part of the first cohort of Div Inc, a 12 week pre-accelerator focused on championing diversity in the tech startup ecosystem. We had done well in building relationships with key...

/ February 9, 2017