Latino startups miss out on a few rounds of funding by the time they get in front of venture capitalists (VC), which makes it even more important for Latino entrepreneurs to pitch and get into the VC game. We spoke to Rebecca Gonzales, assistant executive director at Avinde, a startup… more
Manos Accelerator launched last year with the goal of increasing the number of successful Latino-owned technology startups in Silicon Valley. Manos has already completed its first class of seven Latino-owned startups and today the Accelerator announced a two-year extension of its partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs.
According to Manos, less… more
What’s the best way to get more women and minorities great tech jobs? Train them yourself.
So goes the logic of Sabio co-founders Liliana Monge and Gregorio Rojas, who are set to graduate their first class of four trained web developers in February. Sabio was created in 2012 and the… more
A new report from The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project breaks down the demographics of social network users. Interestingly, for all social networks but Pinterest (Facebook data on race was not available), Latinos and blacks over-indexed as social network users.
On Twitter the breakdown was:
14% White… more
We created Más Wired to show the incredible contributions Latinos are making in the digital space. As the largest growing demographic in the U.S., Latinos are more than just a market and are making important contributions in technology.
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Imagine arriving at your hotel in Cancún, México, logging on to their Wi-Fi and immediately having the hotel’s landing page pop up with personalized recommendations on restaurants… more
Mando Rayo started blogging about tacos, and eventually, wrote a book about tacos in Austin. He says technology powered his taco career and he's hoping the future includes a taco documentary — or even an app.
U.S. Census Bureau data illustrates smartphone and Internet usage trends for Latinos lag behind other groups.
DIY Girls is a non-profit aiming to help young Latinas become fascinated with engineering at an early age and encourage them to pursue careers in STEM.
Twitter may influence politics. It turns out that any publicity is good publicity — especially if you're a candidate running for public office.
Interesante is a Latino-owned startup aiming to help you discover "lo más interesante del mundo." We chatted with CEO Antonio Altamirano about his company, how he became a serial entrepreneur, and what advice he'd give to Latino entrepreneurs.
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