When it comes to innovation in tech, Black and Brown entrepreneurs have been consistently emerging from the shadows of big brand corporate entities and creating new, efficient tools, services, and initiatives that amplify our desires to see and be more, as it relates to out of the box thinking and execution from more people who… Continue reading Lavii Lockers + Melon Kitchen…. It Just Makes Sense!
It is prime time to talk about Black women (as always, but we digress). In science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Black women are very much present, but ae underrepresented in education (2.9% of STEM degrees in the U.S.) and careers (2.5% of science and engineering employees in the U.S.). As the local economy continues… Continue reading Celebrating Black Women Making BIG Moves in S.T.E.M.
Who is Kelli? Co-founder of the Be Nimble Foundation, which hosts accelerator programs for startups and career-training sessions, both aimed at diversifying the tech ecosystem, and managing partner of Sixty8 Capital, a seed-stage fund helping Black-, brown-, female-, and LGBTQ+-led startups acquire the necessary funding. She’s also helping launch Melon Kitchen, a ghost kitchen concept opening… Continue reading Indy Like a Local – Kelli Jones
An Indianapolis-based nonprofit is one of 50 throughout the country to receive a grant from Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) community skills program. Read the full feature here:
Meet Jeff Williams, the Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Be Nimble Foundation., our parent company. Jeff is a lion in the jungle when it comes to tackling diversity in tech and dismantling systems that do not lend to uplift and empower Black people. Check out this article that gives a bit more insight into one of the brave… Continue reading Inspiring Conversations with Jeff Williams of Be Nimble Foundation
A few weeks ago, I completed VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley Online, a 3-week course courtesy of 500 Startups & Stanford University. When I saw that the course was released, I was excited to see the caliber of alumni; including people like Arlan Hamilton, Lolita Taub, McKeever Conwell, and Maria Vellissaris – just a few INCREDIBLE emerging fund… Continue reading VC Unlocked: Have You Ever Tasted a Traction Sandwich?