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MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-007: Troy LeMaile-Stovall, CEO and Executive Director, TEDCO

MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-007: Troy LeMaile-Stovall, CEO and Executive Director, TEDCO Troy LeMaile-Stovall has over two decades of experience in higher education, information/communication technology, investment management, and management consulting. Currently LeMaile-Stovall serves as the CEO of TEDCO, one of the largest hubs for technology companies in Maryland. More importantly, LeMaile-Stovall understands the importance of …

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MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-006: Brisa Renteria, Founder and CEO, Improve Growth

MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-006: Brisa Renteria, Founder and CEO, Improve Growth Brisa Renteria is an experienced sales selection strategist, and she previously worked for the largest sales training organization in the world. During her career, Renteria has trained over 5,000 sales leaders at technology companies like Microsoft. While working to find the best sales …

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The Comcast HBCU Tech Weekend prepares to invest in the best and brightest

For decades, the amount of funding invested in minority founders of technology startups has consistently remained low in comparison to other ethnic groups. Many times, Black founders have fewer resources and access to capital than their counterparts. Overall, there is a low percentage of tech startups launched by black founders that secure venture capital in …

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MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-004: McKeever Conwell, Founder and Managing Partner, RareBreed Ventures

MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-004: McKeever “Mac” Conwell II,  Founder and Managing Partner, RareBreed Ventures Mac Conwell is an experienced software engineer and former tech startup founder. Currently Conwell is using his talents, investment philosophy and expertise to raise 10 million dollars for his venture capital firm, RareBreed ventures. RareBreed Ventures is closing in on …

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MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-003: Monique Mills, MBA, PMP, Founder & Chief Strategist, TPM Focus

MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-003: Monique Mills, MBA, PMP, Founder & Chief Strategist, TPM Focus Monique Mills received her undergraduate electrical engineering degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and her MBA, with a concentration in Management of Technology, from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  After many years of corporate industry experience, she took the plunge and stepped …

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MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-002: Dr. Sanna Gaspard, PhD, CEO, Rubitection

MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2021-002: Dr. Sanna Gaspard, PhD, CEO, Rubitection Dr. Gaspard has a passion for entrepreneurship, healthcare, medical devices, and innovation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the University of Miami in Miami, FL (‘04). She completed her Masters (’05) and PhD (’11) in BME at Carnegie Mellon University. …

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Comcast HBCU Tech Weekend 2022 Pitch Competition & Innovation Marketplace

OVERVIEW The Comcast HBCU Tech Weekend 2022 Pitch Competition & Innovation Marketplace will showcase tech-focused startups that have been launched by a founder of color or by founding teams that include a co-founder of color and are current students or Alumni of an HBCU. The Pitch Competition & Innovation Marketplace will occur on Saturday February …

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Startup company MindStand Technologies has developed an Artificial Intelligence based platform to to eliminate discrimination in the workplace

Recently, the world has witnessed a shift as millions fight for diversity and inclusion in the classroom, workplace, and communities across the country, but people of color have suffered in their communities for decades and long-term change is necessary. Several companies have implemented updated policies to support and protect minorities in the workplace. Similarly, startup …