Coming to the Silicon Valley this week will be the NewMe Accelerator. Featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New Me Accelerator is the brainchild of Angela Benton and Wayne Sutton with the goal being to identify, support and nurture promising new tech startups.
Tech startups that happen to be founded by Brown people! (See my note at the bottom for alternative naming conventions)
Thirteen startups made it through the application and review process and will now begin to arrive in Mountain View for a fast-paced, intense and unique opportunity to turn their ideas into a working reality! Continue reading →
The following blog post is written by a Brown woman and is advice to be followed by Brown women who are interested in technology, starting a company, launching a startup or being more successful in business.
A few weeks ago, TechCrunch wrote what I considered to be a “dumb” and patronizing article asking why there appeared to be so few Brown women launching tech startups. I began writing an angry blog post but decided instead to lead with action instead of words.