DivInc Fall 2017 Applications Due Friday!

APPLICATION DEADLINE JULY 28, 2017 To apply, one of the founding members must be a woman or person of color and the company must be tech or tech-enabled. Our Fall 2017 cohort will run from September 5th – November 29th,...

/ July 26, 2017

Female Talent in Tech Is There to be Found. You Just Need to Look for It.

Kathryn Brown of Scout Savvy on Being a Women Entrepreneur in Tech By Jared Karol Kathryn Brown, CEO and Founder of Scout Savvy, a Portland, Oregon-based data driven diversity recruiting platform, doesn’t buy into the common refrain from companies that say...

/ July 21, 2017

Techstars Expands Anywhere Startup Accelerator

Techstars is excited to announce that we’re expanding the Techstars Anywhere startup accelerator to a full 10 company class and will be launching our second Techstars Anywhere class in January of 2018. Applications open July 24, 2017. I will continue to...

/ July 6, 2017

Join the Austin Urban Tech Movement at IBM

The Austin Urban Tech Movement is teaming up with IBM for a free event on driving radical collaboration. Join the group on Thursday, July 27th from 6-9p and have the opportunity to: Talk to recruiters and get on-the-spot resume feedback Connect...

/ July 5, 2017

BLNDED Founders Series | Sophie Kwok

In our ongoing series on BLNDED Founders, we spoke with Sophie Kwok, founder and CEO of Love Intently, a member of the second cohort group of DivInc, a 12-week pre-accelerator championing diversity located at Capital Factory in Austin Texas. If you’re interested in building...

/ June 29, 2017

Candid Conversations Are Necessary When Discussing Diversity in Tech

Unless you’re new here, you’re aware that the BLNDED Media team loves events involving leadership, tech and diversity. When we find an event that covers all three of these topics, we know we’ve really hit the jackpot. Yesterday we had the pleasure...

/ June 27, 2017

Bonus notes from Arlan: LGBTQ Founders!

Arlan discusses her intent to fund more LGBTQ-founded startups, her adoration of Lesbians Who Tech, and Pride month. Bonus notes from Arlan: LGBTQ Founders! Source: Backstage Podcast

/ June 26, 2017

Side Hustle to Empire: The 3 Hardest Things About Running My Startup

We always hear about entrepreneurship success stories because everyone shares that. But what we often don’t hear about, are the less glamorous parts of entrepreneurship. In this Vlog, I talk about the personal challenges I faced in the early stages...

/ June 26, 2017

Why the Tech Industry Can No Longer Delay the Conversation About Race

Insights from Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations “We will postpone and delay the conversation about race because it makes people extremely uncomfortable.” That’s Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations, speaking with Change Catalyst’s Juliette Roy on the Tech Inclusion...

/ June 23, 2017

What’s Diversity Got To Do With It?

Over the past five years, the landscape of the Austin tech startup scene has changed. Some would argue the change has been for the better. But if we look closely, we can still see many opportunities for growth. You have...

/ June 23, 2017