Category: Blacks in Tech

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

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

Bay Area Film Screenings Highlight African, Millennial Entrepreneurs

By Michael Jenkins Two free events in the San Francisco Bay area will offer exclusive opportunities to view films that follow the lives of African and millennial entrepreneurs.  Along with the screenings, the events will include question and answer sessions...

/ April 11, 2017

Blacks In Technology Announces New Editor

By Blacks In Tech Over the years Blacks In Technology has always done our best to feature and promote the success and achievements of Black men and women in technology.  Our efforts have yielded quite a bit of great content...

/ April 4, 2017

Call for Contributors

By Michael Jenkins In a continued effort to increase the visibility of people of color in tech, Blacks In Technology (BIT) is seeking contributors for our media outlets. Are you a blogger, podcaster, or multimedia expert looking for a new...

/ April 3, 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

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