Meet Kunbi Tinuoye CEO of UrbanGeekz

Kunbi Tinuoye - Twenty Ten ClubKunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist and broadcaster based in the United States. She is the founder and CEO of UrbanGeekz.com, a groundbreaking digital news platform focused on technology, science and business.

The first-of-its-kind video centric website is geared towards the African American, Latino and multicultural market. Headquartered in Atlanta, UrbanGeekz offers reviews, interviews, commentary and original video on startups, commerce, geek gadgets, social media, scientific advancements, alongside insight into the workings of Silicon Valley and the global tech industry.

Kunbi is one of the original founders of Aspire, a support network for ethnic minority journalists in the United Kingdom. The organization has partnered with and attracted sponsorship from mainstream media outlets, including the BBC, Channel 4, Trinity-Mirror, The Guardian and the Financial Times. She graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social & Political Sciences. Continue reading

Meet DreamBox Learning CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Jessie Woolley-Wilson is President and CEO of DreamBox Learning, a software provider of K-8 math education that serves approximately 1.5 million students and 75,000 teachers. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, DreamBox Learning currently employs 125 people and recently closed a $10 million Series B funding round.

The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes while working in the program, adjusting the student’s learning path appropriately, tailored to each student’s unique needs. The software company pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning, heralded as a game changer” in the ed-tech sector by nationally renowned academic and technology experts. Continue reading

Meet Afroelle magazine founder Patricia Miswa

Patricia Miswa

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Afroelle magazine celebrates and empowers women of African heritage.

Founder and editor-in-chief Patricia Miswa recently celebrated the digital magazine’s fifth anniversary. Afroelle magazine has featured more than 500 stories on women in Africa and the Diaspora, providing an international platform to showcase their work.

Each issue features entrepreneurs, leaders, influencers and tastemakers who are making a difference in society, plus editorials on books, films, music, technology, business, travel, lifestyle, art, culture and more.

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Tap into free legal advice for your startup

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The qLegal Clinic, located at Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law, provides free legal advice, resources and workshops for technology startups and entrepreneurs, with a commitment to diversity.

QLegal coordinator Clemence Tanzi shares that a lot of the startups and entrepreneurs using qLegal’s services are at a very early stage. Continue reading