BUILDUP Radio Podcast Special Episode – Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson On Diversity and Inclusion In Tech

BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion in Tech roundtable with Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. During the interview Rev. Jackson discussed everything from Selma, why is he involved in tech space and Black History Month. You can watch the video interview here, Interview With Rev. Jesse Jackson On Diversity And Inclusion In Tech, Politics And Black History Month

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BUILDUP Radio Episode 3 – What Angel Investors Look For In Founders with Manny Fernandez

“Ask for money, and get advice
Ask for advice, get money twice”
-- PitBull

One of BUILDUP goals is to connect founders with angel investors. One of the rising stars in the angel investment community is the highly connected Manny Fernandez. Many is the Co-Founder/ CEO of DreamFunded. DreamFunded is the only equity based platform that delivers top quality deals with completed due diligence reports to accredited investors, using proprietary algorithms to match member preferences to deal flow.

Manny Fernandez is a Stanford University educated angel investor and a serial [...]

of10 Podcast with Erin Teague of Yahoo and Wayne Sutton of BUILDUP.vc by Will Lucas

of10 is a podcast hosted by tech entrepreneur and former radio personality Will Lucas. On the 10 episode podcast series, Will interviews prominent and up-and-coming technology personalities to discuss the pipeline into technology, startups, and ideas.

On Part 1: This chat with Erin Teague who is Director of Product at Yahoo is refreshing. You'll hear her talk about everything from her top 5 favorite rappers, to the constant awareness of how gender and race affects the mindset of many minorities in tech. It's an honest reflection on the thought process of a technology executive even [...]

A16z Podcast on Coding as Literacy

Tracy Chou from Pinterest, and Chris Granger and Jamie Brandon from Eve, discuss whether coding is a literacy (or as Granger puts it, a "superpower" ). But as software infuses every industry and much of our lives, do we all really need to start writing code? Or is a less hands-on approach -- educating ourselves about what software can (and can't) do, and the basic architecture behind its creation -- the most useful way to gain software literacy for most people?

BUILDUP Radio Episode 2 – Semil Shah on How Can Underrepresented Minorities In Tech (URM) Can Build Bridges With Investors

As the conversation about Underrepresented Minorities In Tech (URM) continues to evolve from meritocracy, to work force numbers, to can you name more than five African-American tech founders in Silicon Valley/ San Francisco Bay Area some investors acknowledge they haven't been pitched from a "URM" and some wonder what can they do to about it. One such investor is Semil Shah, Venture Advisor to Bullpen Capital and GGV Capital and direct investor with his fund called Haystack. Semil wrote about "minorities in tech, startups, and investing via his blog and since then curated a URM Twitter list [...]

Upcoming Guest on BUILDUP Radio Podcast – Hillary Frank and Semil Shah

This week BUILDUP will be recording two new episodes of BUILDUP Radio Podcast and we're excited to interview Hillary Frank of Charles River Ventures and investor Semil Shah of Haystack. You can listen and subscribe to BUILDUP Radio at http://buildupradio.co/episodes/, along with listen to our first episode with Tommy Leep of Rothenberg Ventures on Characteristics of A Startup Founder.

If you have any questions that you would love for us to ask Hillary or Semil, let us know in the comments.