I’m going to become a web developer. Or learn to code, whichever euphemism you prefer, that’s what I’ll be doing as part of Sabio’s all-female cohort from October to December.
It’ll be an interesting experience, and as my dad pointed out, it’s always good to have access to more education.… more
Limbs International has been innovating the way that amputees can be mobile since 2004. Originally just a program for students of Limbs’ President Dr. Roger Gonzalez to work on a prosthetic knee, the program has since expanded to include feet and arms, as well as serving more countries. According to… more
Being in Silicon Valley, I have been able to witness first-hand how major technology companies have shifted their focus to becoming more connected with the booming U.S. Hispanic community. More and more tech companies and startups are launching Hispanic-focused marketing divisions, introducing new Latino-flavored campaigns or taking an active role… more
Networking is awesome — we had a chance to meet Steven Quintanilla at our San Antonio meet and greet, and he told us about his startup based there, SpaceCadet. Quintanilla is one of the co-founders of the company which bills itself the “Airbnb of storage.”
An MIT grad, Quintanilla spent… more
By Hudson Baird, Executive Director of PelotonU
Popular opinion suggests the overwhelming priority for Latinos is immigration reform. Yet a study from the Pew Research Center found immigration was the fourth most important issue, with education taking first place. In Texas this is especially important, where only 16% of Latinos… more
South by Southwest is open to receive panel submissions for the conference in 2015, you can submit your ideas here until July 25.
It’s super important that we get as many Latinos as possible to submit panel ideas, we’ve written about the Latino events at SXSW previously:
2014′s Latinos in… more
We were so lucky to meet Jeanette Fernandez at our most recent Latino entrepreneur meet and greet, she’s the super cool Content Director of San Antonio-based Heavy Heavy, a creative studio that does some neat work there. We interviewed Fernandez about her work, and why she decided to become an… 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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Our latest Latino entrepreneur meet and greet in San Antonio was a smashing success, as we had so many attendees we ran out of nametags and people from all over Central Texas arrived… more
Heavy Heavy is a diverse, minority-owned studio that understands the commitment and risk it takes to become an entrepreneur, and what startups can do for the community.
SpaceCadet is a San Antonio-based company that is changing the way the storage industry does business with tech, know-how and and hard work.
I'm finally going to take the plunge and learn to code — and I'll be blogging about it here. Hope you can follow me on my latest tech adventure.
Technology is taking the center stage at the National Council of La Raza's annual conference this year. NCLR has created an entire STEM track that is set to include a keynote from Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg, a panel with Twitter and Google experts and a "Shark Tank" pitch session.
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