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 Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson on Diversity and Inclusion In Tech, Politics and Black History Month

Last week 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 interview below.

You can view photos from the event on the Event Photos: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco post.

BUILDUP Event Photos: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco

Last week BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. You can watch the interview here.

You can view all of the photos on other social networks below:

Google+: https://plus.google.com/photos/107210600059771871270/albums/6112830637841607569

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/124948989@N06/

The Wall Street Journal Launches The Accelerators; Online Mentorship From Startup Gurus

The Wall Street Journal launches a new "online forum" to provide mentorship and advice to startups and entrepreneurs. The online forum is called "The Accelerators". The Accelerators will feature 20 individuals ranging from "successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, and technology and business thinkers". Among the list of thinkers, investors include, Kevin Colleran, Bill Gurley, Steve Blank, Alexa Hirschfeld, Brad Feld, Charles Hudson, Michael Lazerow, Naval Ravikant, and myself.

I have been selected to be one of the 20 contributors of The Accelerators and looking [...]

seven days, seven needles and no tweets

To say the last seven days have been rough is an understatement but here it goes. If you have no clue to what I’m talking about then carry on with your digital life and have a great 2011. For the rest of you here’s my story.

Last Tuesday evening I was sitting at the dinner table around 8:30 P.M. and got an idea for a sarcastic blog post called “21 ways how to become a social media ninja rock star in 2011″ … Don’t ask. Maybe it wasn’t meant for me to publish that post last week as I was about 80% finished when I started to have a major headache and nausea feeling. I got up [...]

Movember photo day 7: At @Starbucks mo!

About Movember from Movember.com

The Mo, slang for moustache, and November come together each year for Movember.

Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month. The moustache becomes the ribbon for men’s health, the means by which awareness and funds are raised for cancers that affect men. Much like the commitment to run or walk for charity, the men of Movember commit to growing a moustache for 30 days.

Movember photo day 5: Checking boxes

About Movember from Movember.com

The Mo, slang for moustache, and November come together each year for Movember.

Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month. The moustache becomes the ribbon for men’s health, the means by which awareness and funds are raised for cancers that affect men. Much like the commitment to run or walk for charity, the men of Movember commit to growing a moustache for 30 days.