Bloomberg: Unrest Is Changing the Way Americans Spend Money

(Bloomberg) — The back-to-back shocks of a deadly virus, lockdowns and civil unrest have a growing number of Americans reevaluating not just their life priorities, but also how — or even, if — they’ll spend their money. Good.Must.Grow, a Los Angeles-based firm, said its Conscious Consumer Spending Index, which tracks expected purchases of socially responsible brands, suddenly rebounded after trending […]

11 Ideas That Could Accelerate Economic Advancement Within the Black Community

By Fatima Dicko The last few weeks (but really years) have been nothing short of emotionally challenging. In between bouts of deep sadness and profound rage, I’m a confused mess. It hurts deeply to care so much about a world that’s not designed to promote the prosperity of Black people. While I’m consistently proud of (and […]

ShearShare Cofounder to Speak at 2018 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium

D CEO magazine invites you to join us at the third annual Women’s Leadership Symposium on May 31, 2018 from 7:30AM to 12:30PM at the Hilton Anatole Dallas! The half day symposium will be an opportunity to inform, educate and inspire leaders on subjects such as: Mentorship & Sponsorship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Leadership & Culture. Through a series […]

2018 Women in Technology Awards honorees announced

By Dallas Business Journal Staff, originally published here For the 5th annual Women in Technology Awards, the Dallas Business Journal will honor 26 leaders that are making a difference through technology at their workplaces. Applied sciences, bioengineering, FXO IT financials – these women mastermind ways to keep their companies and organizations current and compliant while […]

ShearShare Wins Judge’s Favorite Award at Google Demo Day

ShearShare, a mobile app that lets licensed cosmetologists and barbers rent professional space to work by the day, was awarded Judge’s Favorite at Google Demo Day alongside FinTech startup Increase.  In addition to winning the award, the two companies have received a $250,000 investment commitment from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest (ROTR) seed fund. Founded by Dr. […]

“I went to Google Demo Day in San Francisco for the First Time”

by Roya Sabeti, originally published here This was my first time attending! 🙂 What is Google Demo day? Each year, Google brings together a group of compelling investable companies, from around the world to highlight innovative technology and drive investment beyond Silicon Valley. Besides lunch on the beautiful google rooftop…. It’s never actually this sunny in SF! It’a […]

Alumna Tech Entrepreneur Shares Insights at Women’s Leadership Series Event

February 16, 2018 | Alumni, Development, Events, Corporate Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06 “Fail fast,” Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06, told the audience at the most recent Women in Leadership Series event at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. “If you don’t hear anything else from me, then hear ‘fail fast.’ To me, failure is just pivoting. It’s just figuring out another way of […]