Twin Cities Blacks in Technology to host event focused on disrupting inequities in Minnesota

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Next weekend, June 4 and 5, Twin Cities Blacks in Technology will host Code Switch: Disrupting Inequity, a civic hackathon focused on generating ideas and solutions to the gaps and inequities that affect Minnesotans. Code Switch will connect community members Read more…

#BITTechTalk ep. #95 w/ Marlin Page – founder of Sisters Code

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast we are broadcasting LIVE from Self.Conference and speaking with Marlin Page, founder of Sisters Code. About our guest: Marlin Page is a technology strategist, speaker, media contributor and founder of Sisters Code, a national Read more…

“Smartform” startup company Wyzerr announces $1.5M in seed funding

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As of February 2016, only 11 VC investments over $1 M were raised by a woman of color. As of last week, you can add Natasia Malaihollo, Covington-based CEO and co-founder of customer feedback solution Wyzerr, to that list. Wyzerr, who works Read more…

BIT Startup of the Week: DOSS – “Disrupting the real estate industry with Artificial Intelligence”

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Searching for a place to live is a very intimidating and exhaustive experience but millions of people suffer through it every year. The process is tedious. Searching through hundreds of online listings for the right look and searching even more listings Read more…

code2040

Code2040 — shaping the future for minority coders

Blacks In Technology recently sat down with Laura Weidman (Founding Executive Director of  Code2040) for a one on one interview about the Code2040 program.

In case you aren’t aware Code2040 is an organization that matches high performing black and latino undergraduate and graduate coders and software engineering students with Silicon Valley start-ups for summer internships,

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Black Founders

Black Founders

The Black Founders mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology.  Our goal is to create an ecosystem that stimulates tech entrepreneurship and fosters economic growth in the community.
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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code

BlackGirlsCode is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, BlackGirlsCode introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. 
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