Anyone, no matter how young or old, can be an entrepreneur. You just need to have ideas, perseverance, and an iterative framework to test your ideas until you find one that makes money (ie. creates revenue). By Jennifer Arguello (Co-Founder, Latino Startup Alliance) Think about an app or gadget you love to use. Is it [...]
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Building “Get TEKD” At AT&T Social Good Hackathon To Find The Right Class For You To Learn New Technology
The trick to increasing the underrepresented groups in tech is to make sure they get an invitation to be part of the tech community. By Jennifer Arguello (Co-Founder, Latino Startup Alliance) “Ever want to start programming or understand startups more and just not know where to start?” That was the line I used to pitch [...]
Applications for CODE2040 fellowships are due October 31, 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) People of color will become the majority in the United States by the year 2040. Some have noted that the minority achievement gap will not be closed that same year, and started a technology program to actually do [...]
This is my story of how I almost won $20k. By Hadiyah Mujhid (Co-Founder, Black Founders) This weekend I participated in the AT&T Mobile HTML5 Hackathon. I had very mixed feelings in the beginning about my participation for multiple reasons. The first reason in which I was against participating is because I have a number [...]
Celebrating a diverse range of Latina entrepreneurs in the United States – and beyond! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) When Women 2.0 partnered with Ellas 2.0, founded by Patricia Araque in Spain, we set out to identify emerging Latina entrepreneurs. The media is buzzing about Latina entrepreneurs, talking about how why Latinas [...]
Efforts to close the divide: Pitch Mixer, Black Founders, Latino Startups NewMe Accelerator… By Esther C. Moore (Co-Founder & CEO, HustleAndCode) You need only put your ear to the ground these days to catch conversation about Silicon Valley’s diversity challenge as it relates to women, blacks, latinos and other underrepresented groups knocking at the door [...]