Episode: Semil Shah

2017-07-07T02:05:11+00:00February 26th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Semil is an investor and writer based out of Silicon Valley. He created and invests out of a fund called Haystack, which is an early investor in over 70 companies, including Instacart, DoorDash, Hired, and Managed By Q. Semil is also venture advisor to GGV Capital, and serves on the Advisory Boards of StrictlyVC and The Alpha Network. Semil worked on mobile products, marketing, and distribution for Swell, [...]

Episode: Kymberly Bryant

2017-07-07T02:04:52+00:00February 26th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Kimberly Bryant is founder and CEO at BlackGirlsCode. She was a professional biotechnology engineer before founding the program and has been recognized by Oprah Winfrey and Toyota for her work during Oprah’s The Life You Want tour. She’s been commended by the White House as a tech champion, and has been profiled by Forbes, MademeNoire, Marie Claire, and CNN. […]

Episode: Maryanna Quigless

2017-07-07T02:04:25+00:00February 19th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Maryanna Quigless is founder at TiltFit. On part three of this episode, Maryanna and discuss how she found her way into entrepreneurship after studying for her MBA at Stanford, and how to find a network in Silicon Valley. She is founder and CEO at Tiltfit which helps people get fit without paying gym fees, and assists trainers with building their business. […]

Episode: Navarrow Wright

2017-07-07T02:04:07+00:00February 19th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Navarrow has organized a career for himself at the juncture of technology and media. He cofounded Global Grind, a digital media company that offers a platform featuring hip hop-related content that users can submit, vote and comment on, with Hip Hop pioneer Russell Simmons. Became CTO at Interactive One, and led the development of the resurgence of BlackPlanet. […]

Episode: JJ McCorvey

2017-07-07T02:03:49+00:00February 19th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

J.J. McCorvey is an editor at Fast Company Magazine, and previously spent time behind the keyboard at Inc. Magazine. He covers technology and business, and recently profiled Bevel shaving system founder and Walker & Co. CEO, Tristan Walker. We discuss the profile on Walker, and what hinders the story of African American’s in tech from being told in major publications. […]

Episode: Alaxic Smith

2017-07-07T01:58:25+00:00February 12th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Alaxic Smith is cofounder at Communly, an online platform which allows users to unite in virtual communities with others who have similar interests. We discuss his startup journey and education. […]

Episode: Jon Gosier

2017-07-07T01:58:06+00:00February 12th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

I chat with Jon Gosier, an investor at Third Cohort Capital, Serial Entrepreneur, and past TED Fellow. We talk about music studios in Atlanta, international experiences, and investing in startups. […]

Episode: Jareau Wade

2017-07-07T01:57:28+00:00February 5th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

This is co-founder and VP of Growth at Balanced, Jareau Wade. We discuss fintech (financial technology) startups, getting more kids involved in technology, and ramble a bit about our history with the music industry. […]

Episode: Lo Toney

2017-07-07T01:57:44+00:00February 5th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Lo Toney is a venture capitalist at Comcast Ventures. He spent time as the chief executive officer at Learnstreet that provided online education for computer programmers. He was also the executive in charge of Zynga Poker at Zynga. We talk about startup funding, Miles Davis and Rachmaninoff, and his journey in technology. […]

Episode: Wayne Sutton

2017-07-07T01:59:58+00:00January 29th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Wayne Sutton was featured on CNN’s Black in America in 2011 as co-founder of a high profile minority-focused accelerator in Silicon Valley and he’s been on a rocket ever since. Founder at BUILDUP.vc, Wayne is insightful on the landscape of San Francisco for startup founders on non-traditional paths. […]

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