All posts by BlndedMedia

Living at the intersection of diversity in business and technology. We aim to inspire, empower and connect our diverse community through content, data and technology.

Austin Urban Tech Movement Partners with IBM

Austin Urban Tech Movement is partnering with IBM, who has for more than a century been dedicated to every client’s success and to creating innovations that matter for the world. Free and open to the public, this event will allow...

/ July 5, 2017

BLNDED Founders Series | Sophie Kwok

In our ongoing series of BLNDED Founders, we interviewed Sophie Kwok, founder and CEO of Love Intently, DivInc 2nd cohort, a 12-week pre-accelerator championing diversity, located in Austin Texas. Interested in building real and lasting relationship? Connect with Love Intently on...

/ June 29, 2017

BLNDED Founders | Miriam Derin Raji

Next up on BLNDED Founders, we interviewed Miriam Derin Raji, founder and CEO of Tekhniteo, capturing building energy usage to provide targeted product and services. Miriam currently is apart of DivInc 2nd cohort group, a 12-week pre-accelerator championing diversity, located at Capital Factory...

/ June 13, 2017

BLNDED Founders Series | Jamal Wilburn

In our series premiere of BLNDED Founders, we interviewed Jamal Wilburn, founder and CEO of BigMouff media, DivInc 2nd cohort, a 12-week pre-accelerator championing diversity, located in Austin Texas. Signup here for BigMouff beta release coming soon. Signup for DivInc’s Spring 2017 Demo...

/ June 2, 2017

Meet Austin’s Newest Diversity in Tech Meetup

Social media has become a huge instrument for inspiration and impact. For Ricky Sánchez, he was inspired after reading a tweet by Lara Hogan (Engineering Director at Etsy). and in response wrote the article “Sponsoring and promoting women and minorities in tech” expressing...

/ June 2, 2017

ThinkandZoom Prepares for Takeoff with Tarmac TX

Tarmac is a FREE 9-month acceleration program focused on fostering tech solutions addressing social and environmental issues in Austin’s growing social innovation ecosystem. Tarmac is backed by San Francisco-based nonprofit CALSO and 3M. Last night was Tarmac TX’s welcome party...

/ May 19, 2017

Founders of Color minority ecosystem map

Back in November, when I had the idea to launch Founders of Color (FOC), the first thing I decided to do was try to better understand the “lay of the land” as it related to minority entrepreneurship. In other words...

/ May 17, 2017

Founder Series: Veronica Martinez

Meet Veronica Martinez, Founder of BetterBeeHiveProject, advocate for special needs, empowerment and inclusion. So Veronica, tell us about yourself? I was born in Dallas, but call the Rio Grande Valley Home. I am the oldest of five wonderfully supportive siblings,...

/ May 16, 2017

Fundamentals to Pitching Investors

Pitching can be a monumental challenge for many entrepreneurs, knowledge, delivery and presence. There’s fundamentals to it. Paul O’Brien, thought leader, founder, VC, and innovator. If you ask Paul, he refers to himself as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who works with...

/ May 15, 2017

This is how much money women make in Austin — compared to men

A new report from Abodo explores the gender wage gap in the U.S., confirming that Texas women earn less than men, which mirrors the rest of the nation. The apartment listing website reviewed five-year estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2015 American...

/ May 5, 2017