Month: April 2017

TechCabal daily: A new way of doing things

Hey there! Here’s everything interesting in African technology today. Not subscribed? Click here to get this goodness in your mailbox every day at 7am (GMT + 1). It’s Friday… 😀 1. Reverse Innovation – Everyone seems to have an opinion about the...

/ April 21, 2017

#18 How to Pitch Your Idea | 7 Elements + Examples from Decks that Raised $400M+

What’s the worst thing that could happen if you tell people your idea? They don’t even get your idea. Today, I’m walking you through a structure and content outline that will make them get your idea.Click on the links at...

/ April 21, 2017

Comcast NBCUniversal: Antonio Williams on Importing Diversity & Inclusion Practices from Other…

By Jared Karol Before their merger a little over six years ago, both Comcast and NBCUniversal were primarily known as companies that focused on media — specifically cable and telecommunications. However, the combined organization — Comcast NBCUniversal — has increasingly become a tech company, and Antonio...

/ April 20, 2017

Watch Herbert Wigwe, MD/CEO of Access Bank’s Interview on Innovation and Technology in Africa

CNBC Africa turned its spotlight on Managing Director and CEO of Africa’s foremost financial institution, Access Bank PLC, Mr. Herbert Wigwe in an episode of its Captains of Industry series. Mr. Wigwe discussed Access Bank’s success story as a leading...

/ April 20, 2017

Startups Apply to the Tech Inclusion Seattle Startup Showcase

At Tech Inclusion, we celebrate inclusive innovation. So, when it comes to startups we seek out the most diverse and impactful entrepreneurs to showcase at our annual event. This year ten early stage startups will pitch to judges and investors...

/ April 19, 2017

Diversity & Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Maurice Wilkins, Relationship Manager at Outco

By Jared Karol In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, we hear from Maurice Wilkins, Relationship Manager at Outco, a job search and interview prep accelerator for software engineers in the Bay Area with a focus on providing technical and non-technical...

/ April 19, 2017

Ruha Devanesa on Using Agile Methodology to Create More Inclusive Teams

By Jared Karol In her role as Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Symantec, Ruha Devanesa is constantly thinking of innovative ways to create a more inclusive workplace environment. One strategy she is exploring is to apply the Agile...

/ April 18, 2017

Tech Inclusion Is Coming to Detroit!

Driving more inclusive cities around the world We are excited to announce the date for Tech Inclusion Detroit! In our mission to listen, to communicate, to share, and to learn from all voices we are bringing our first forum to Detroit...

/ April 18, 2017

Startup Buffettology Lesson #3: Life Is Too Short

“Rule #1: Never lose money. Rule #2: Never forget rule #1.” — Warren Buffett This is lesson #3 in our “Startup Buffettology” series. Readers will observe that we’ve illustrated this rule with only one quote from Buffett. But it’s a...

/ April 18, 2017

PuppetConf 2017 Offers Diversity Scholarships

By Blacks In Tech PuppetConf 2017 is right around the corner and our partners at Puppet are promoting and celebrating diversity in the technology industry.  Puppet is bringing PuppetConf back to San Francisco, California from October 10-12, 2017. The conference...

/ April 18, 2017