Silicon Valley‘s startup scene is mostly young, male and white. In response, the NewMe incubator brought eight black entrepreneurs together for a two-month immersion in San Francisco. Watch how it turns out in Soledad O’Brien‘s documentary, “Black in America: The New Promised Land – Silicon Valley,” at 8 p.m. November 13.
Editor’s note: The NewMe Accelerator brought together eight black entrepreneurs for a two-month immersion in tech startup culture — a culture dominated by young males, mostly white and Asian. These six entrepreneurs participated in the accelerator.
- Anthony Frasier and Tiffani Ashley Bell are the new face of Black Startups (socialwayne.com)
- What Do Silicon Valley and Pre-Civil Rights Selma, Alabama Have In Common???…… [#cnnmoney, Silicon Valley, #techracism, tech diversity, @NewMEAccel] (sophisticatedhipstersdigest.wordpress.com)
- When I met Michael Arrington in Silicon Valley this summer we talked about this interview….CNN Black In America 4 Documentary (socialwayne.com)
- Why the Blacks in Tech community doesn’t need a Martin Luther King, Jr. or Rosa Parks we just need to start working together (socialwayne.com)
- Dear Mr. President Barack Obama, see what had happen was… Explanation of my Black In America 4 comment about not putting money in my pocket (socialwayne.com)
- The harsh reality for black entrepreneurs in the web/tech space. Your chances of raising startup capital are slim to none. Someone prove me wrong please! (socialwayne.com)
- Breaking the ‘young white male’ tech founder mold (money.cnn.com)
- Six minutes to pitch the Silicon Valley elite (money.cnn.com)