Category: BLNDED

BLNDED Founders Series | Christa Freeland

Meet Christa Freeland, Cofounder/Managing Director of Switch Cowork, a network of unique workspaces with everything you need to get work done. Switch has two locations in Austin, TX at Trackside in East Austin and a recently opened location at Rebel Pizza in North...

/ April 21, 2017

How to Prepare For The Coding Interview

Austin’s Hispanic Hackers recently held their second coding interview practice session thanks to HomeAway and Capital Factory. As we discovered in January, the whiteboard coding interview is often, for better or worse, the typical rite of passage most developers have to overcome to land...

/ April 14, 2017

Tech and The Defaults That Dictate Our Lives

In 1878, Christopher Sholes was granted the patent on the QWERTY keyboard layout. He’d been granted the patent on the typewriter in 1868, 10 years earlier. His original typewriter had problems with tangling mechanical keys and the QWERTY keyboard was...

/ April 14, 2017

How to Hack The Coding Interview

To start 2017 off with a bang, Hispanic Hackers, a community dedicated to showing the Hispanic community they have a voice and place within technology, decided to run an experiment to solve the problems new coders and developers face when getting...

/ February 9, 2017

When Building Teams, Focus on Accountability First

In 2016, one of the biggest decisions in our company was the departure of my cofounder and product head, Chase White. Chase and I started Localeur nearly four years before after leaving our jobs at Bazaarvoice. Unlike some horror stories...

/ February 9, 2017

What Happens When You Join An Accelerator?

Three months ago, Homads decided to become a part of the first cohort of DivInc, a 12-week pre-accelerator focused on championing diversity in the tech startup ecosystem. We were able to build great relationships with key players in the startup scene...

/ February 9, 2017

The BLNDED Beginning

The idea for BLNDED Media was born out of my frustration of working in corporate America combined with an eagerness to present entrepreneurs of color as examples of inspiration. I worked as a client support specialist in the IT department...

/ January 23, 2017