The Austin-based nonprofit, Allies Against Slavery, has developed new technology to help social service agencies identify victims of human trafficking. The screening tool, called Lighthouse, makes it possible for organizations to quickly and effectively identify whether Read More
Tech employees in Austin and across the country are an overwhelmingly white and male group, which can be somewhat attributed to a culture and recruiting system that favors white males. At the same time, many Read More
A cohort of new business accelerator programs in Austin is looking for entrepreneurs with ideas that can make the world a better place and make a profit. By applying the accelerator model to these startups, Read More
Hear a presentation by James McGirr, CTO and co-founder of GivePulse, and Lisa Barden, Program Director for Keep Austin Fed.
Almost 100 people filled the small space within Owen’s Garage to hear panelist speak on tech’s plans for community engagement. The Oct. 5 event, Tech’s Emerging Role in Politics, Policy and Philanthropy, was a mix Read More
Here are a few things panelists and speakers agreed on today: 1. Governments can be bloated, bureaucratic messes with a culture that doesn’t lend itself to innovation. 2. Entrepreneurs can be arrogant blowhards, believing that Read More
It’s no secret that nonprofits and governmental agencies share some shortcomings when it comes to cutting-edge technology. For a number of reasons — not the least of which is a relative lack of abundant cash Read More
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