Tag: blnded

The Best Podcasts Focused on Diversity in Tech

According to Edison Research, 21 percent of Americans have listed to a podcast, which is up from 12 percent in 2013. 64 percent people say they most often listen to a podcast on their mobile device, which is up from...

/ 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

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

Naji H. Kelley Listed as One of the 150 Finalists for 50 on Fire!

Austin is a dynamic city with a business culture that is always drawing comparisons to the coasts, whether we want them or not. Here’s the thing — the fact that Austin, a metro area of 2 million, is drawing these...

/ October 20, 2016

Veteran Spouse Team Simplifying The Permit Process For Contractors And DIYers

For many do-it-yourselfers and contractors, obtaining a permit for projects can sometimes be like pulling teeth. Those days of waiting for permits may be over, thanks to Ray and Rebecca Antonino, founders of PermitZone, a company that provides contractors and...

/ July 1, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Brandon Miller

When I was twelve years old – I vividly remember walking my neighbor’s dog in the hot sun, going to a family friend’s house to pull weeds, or pushing my dad’s lawnmower around the block cutting grass – all for...

/ June 26, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Ruben Cantu

In 2007, I realized that while so many people were gaining access to create media, the mainstream’s focus was still on content that had no solid and profound impact. The majority of their focus centered on stories that had a...

/ June 16, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton

During my career in investment banking, I felt as if something was missing in my life. I decided to go back to school and earn an MBA to help me transition into a new career. But when faced with the...

/ May 18, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Lan Chu

Growing up, I never thought “I’m gonna be an entrepreneur,” but I knew that I wanted to make a difference. Raised in Vietnam, I was brought up in an entrepreneur environment. Now when I visit my birth place, I realize...

/ May 12, 2016

BLNDED Founders Series | Vi Nguyen

I went to The University of Texas (UT) and double-majored in sociology and documentary film. I was accepted into the UT School of Public Health in Houston, and had planned to attend, but my mom told me to try business...

/ March 29, 2016