Month: March 2017

Albert Swatner

I started Sway water because I think that food and beverage companies generally use sugar to get children and adults alike addicted to their products.  They are not made with real ingredients or made to be healthy.  Thats where what...

/ March 26, 2017

4. "It was like a No Air! Bnb" (Arlan's fireside chat at the Black & Brown Founders Conference)

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In this episode, join Arlan at a fireside chat live from the Black & Brown Founders conference in San Francisco, March 20, 2017. https://blackandbrownfounders.com/ Aniyia Williams, CEO of Tinsel Tweets by operaqueenie Tara Reed, CEO of...

/ March 25, 2017

#16 Intro to Building a Business | Marc Nathan

If you want to start a business, the first question you ask yourself is this: Where do I start? And the questions keep snowballing.Should I tell people my idea?How do I know my idea is good or not?If I don’t...

/ March 24, 2017

Episode 69 – Paola Mata

iOS Engineer at BuzzFeed Coalition for Queens Alum www.paolamata.com / www.madebylatinas.com What made you decide to work in the tech industry? I was initially in an administrative/office management roles. It wasn’t planned. I started a blog, and I became interested in learning...

/ March 23, 2017

3. "The BBQ flavored Backstage Capital Podcast" (live from SXSW)

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In this episode, join Arlan, our Crew, several of our Headliners (Backstage portfolio founders), and some other awesome folks at an invite-only event hosted by Backstage Capital at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Black & Brown Founders...

/ March 19, 2017

BIT Hangouts On Air Event – Outreachy Internships Pay Underrepresented Groups to Work in Open Source Software w/ guest Tony Sebro

By Blacks In Tech Blacks In Technology presents a special Google Hangouts On Air event, as we sit down and talk with Tony Sebro (general counsel at the Software Freedom Conservancy) about Outreachy, an initiative that helps people from underrepresented groups...

/ March 19, 2017

Black Entrepreneurs in Maryland Offered New Source for Seed-Round Funding

By Michael Jenkins In Maryland, A government backed venture capital firm and a private bank have come together to fund minority entrepreneurs. The Maryland Technology Development Corp (TEDCO) and the black-owned Harbor Bank of Maryland have partnered to create a...

/ March 13, 2017

Episode 68 – Christella Dolmo

Mobile Engineer at KickStarter Coalition for Queens Alum What made you decide to work in the tech industry? Initially, I was pursuing a career in accounting. I declared it my major at college. After an accounting internship, I decided it...

/ March 12, 2017

#15 A Frank Discussion on Race + Blackness | Jordan Sterling

“America isn’t racist, that’s what we heard when Obama was President.” Yeah, let’s not talk about race. It’s impolite. Yeah, let’s not talk about race. There’s no point in bringing up such a controversial topic.⠀⠀Yeah, let’s not talk about race....

/ March 10, 2017

2. "An intense mullet" (feat. Ryan Hoover)

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In this episode Arlan speaks with Ryan Hoover, Founder and CEO of Product Hunt, shares the story behind the new podcast title, and offers fist bumps and temporary tattoos to everyone at SXSW. Crew Cameos: Dianne...

/ March 10, 2017