Tag Archives: silicon valley

5 Latino startups selected for Manos Accelerator’s third class

Manos Accelerator, which works with Latino entrepreneurs, has announced its third class of startups. Five companies were selected from 73 applications. The final class includes… more

Latina Startup Tour Kicks off in August

If you’re a Latina and an entrepreneur, then you need to be a part of Latina Startup Tour. This is the vision behind the latest… more

Silicon Valley the Spotlight at 2014 NCLR Conference

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… more

Interesante helps you discover more about your interests

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… more

Driving while brown in Silicon Valley, the case of Atherton

In Atherton, California, it appears that automobile code violations are almost entirely composed of out-of-town Hispanics – a population which seems much larger than it… more

In CA, TX, immigration reform & tech both benefit Latinos

Immigration and tech may not seem to be intricately linked on the surface, but the current immigration reform debate in Congress and some recent data… more

Silicon Valley is thriving, not for Latinos and blacks

A recent article highlighted the fact that Latinos and African Americans are not benefitting as much from the Silicon Valley’s growing and high standard of… more

Steve Jobs’ widow launches DREAM Act advocacy org

Emerson Collective, a group chaired by Laurene Powell Jobs, and filmmaker Davis Guggenheim launched a new platform for undocumented youth to tell their stories Tuesday.… more

Latin American startups on the rise in Silicon Valley

Slate wrote an interesting piece recently talking about how the immigrant makeup of Silicon Valley startups has begun to change. Specifically, that this change now… more

What’s the role of immigrant entrepreneurs?

The Kauffman Foundation has released a new publication focusing on immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States. This study shows an interesting array of figures, which… more

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