Category: BLNDED

BLNDED Founders | Miriam Derin Raji

As a part of the BLNDED Founders series, we interviewed Miriam Derin Raji, founder and CEO of Tekhniteo, a company working to capture building energy usage to provide targeted products and services. Miriam is currently part of the second cohort...

/ June 13, 2017

Apply for LAUNCH’s Founder.University this July!

LAUNCH.co sends out a popular newsletter highlighting the hottest news happening in the tech world each day. On occasion, they also send out information on opportunities that can benefit entrepreneurs! The LAUNCH team recently announced the next edition of their Founder.University,...

/ June 9, 2017

BLNDED Founders Series | Jamal Wilburn

In our series premiere of BLNDED Founders, we interviewed Jamal Wilburn, Founder and CEO of BigMouff Media and a member of the second cohort group of DivInc, a 12-week pre-accelerator championing diversity located at Capital Factory in Austin Texas. Sign up here for BigMouff’s...

/ June 2, 2017

Meet Austin’s Newest Diversity in Tech Meetup

Social media has become a huge tool for inspiration and impact, especially for Austin’s own Ricky Sánchez. He became inspired to spark change after reading a tweet by Lara Hogan, VP of Engineering at Etsy. When I tell men to stop mentoring and...

/ June 2, 2017

Think and Zoom Prepares for Takeoff with Tarmac TX

Tarmac is a free nine-month acceleration program focused on fostering tech solutions that address social and environmental issues in Austin’s growing social innovation ecosystem. Tarmac is backed by 3M and San Francisco-based nonprofit CALSO. Last night, Tarmac TX hosted a welcome party...

/ May 19, 2017

BLNDED Founders Series | Veronica Martinez

Meet Veronica Martinez, the founder of Better Beehive Project, and an advocate for special needs, empowerment, and inclusion. So Veronica, tell us about yourself I was born in Dallas, but I call the Rio Grande Valley Home. I am the...

/ May 16, 2017

Fundamentals When Pitching Investors

Pitching can be a monumental challenge for many entrepreneurs who lack the knowledge, delivery, and presence. There’s certainly a true skill to standing in front of a room of your peers and convincing them to support your idea. If you...

/ May 15, 2017

Austin, Texas: The Tale of Two Tech Cities

Austin, Texas’ population is quickly approaching one million residents, but the tech population appears to be split in half. At last week’s Diversity in Tech event, a unique group followed Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette and Mayor Steve Adler by discussing the importance...

/ May 1, 2017

What’s Next for Tech Diversity in Austin, Texas?

When I first tell people I live in Silicon Hills, most people look at me with a very confused expression. They’re typically familiar with Silicon Valley and the many large tech companies that serve us ads via Instagram, but they’re...

/ April 28, 2017

The Myth of ‘The Visionary Founder’

During an entrepreneurship talk in Prof Darragh’s class while at The Booth School of Business, I listened to Andrew Mason talk about ‘The Point’. This was 2009 and Andrew talked about signing people up to collectively fight for or contribute...

/ April 24, 2017