The Best Podcasts Focused on Diversity in Tech

According to Edison Research, 21 percent of Americans have listened 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 55 percent in 2015.

With numbers like these, it makes you wonder if you’re missing out by not tuning in!

Here at BLNDED, we’ve put together a list of podcasts that have a focus on diversity within tech, entrepreneurship, culture, design, and investing. Happy listening!

Austin Fire Show

Host: Rao Mubariz (Moby) Hayat

A podcast detailing the journeys of entrepreneurs, creatives, and kickass people in the fastest growing city in the US.

The Bootstrapped VC

Host: Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital

Backstage Capital is a venture investment fund that backs underrepresented tech startup founders. Since inception in September 2015, Backstage has deployed more than $1m into 30+ startups around the U.S. that are led by women, POC, and LGBT founders. This podcast takes you behind the scenes to show you what it’s like to build a fund from scratch and give you deep insights into what investors are really looking for.

Tech Inclusion

Tech Inclusion, produced by Change Catalyst

Tech Inclusion, produced by Change Catalyst, brings you the voices of inclusive innovation. Listen to the change makers, Diversity and Inclusion leaders, and innovators driving diversity and inclusion in the tech ecosystem and beyond.

Open For Business

Host: John Henry, produced by eBay and Gimlet Creative, a company of Gimlet media.

Open For Business is a branded podcast from eBay and Gimlet Creative. It focuses on building a business from the ground up. It’s about the stuff no one tells you, the stuff you wish you knew, the stuff you should know when you’re starting a company.

The FeedBak Podcast

Host: Bak Zoumanigui

The FeedBak Podcast, discusses the nightlife experience. We share stories, anecdotes, rants and observations about the club and bar scene and engage into a conversation regarding nightlife-related topics and issues. From music and fashion to drinks and people, we discuss the multi-faceted experience that is nightlife. We invite DJs, bartenders, bar managers, promoters and party-goers to participate and tell us their side of the story.

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