No Digital Divide Here: RISE Multicultural Series Tech Sessions

4 03 2011

Well, we still have some work to do but maybe the RISE Multicultural Series tech session hosts can help! Meanwhile, check out the sessions in full color! ;)

The 2011 Multicultural Series features a great line up of session hosts from the Latino, African-American, Asian and many diverse communities. The Series opens doors to diverse communities in a welcoming, engaging and inclusive environment.

Click here to learn more about the Multicultural Series!

Technology sessions:

Cindy Casares: How to manage bloggers including yourself

Chin Chang: Building a united website

Magaly Chocano: Marketing your business in the mobile landscape

Lisa Goddard: Mapping the Un-mappable: Using infographics to inspire social change

Ricardo Guererro: How to use social media effectively for your business

Elias Hermida: Use Technology to Reach Hispanics

Vid Luther: How to hack your startup without writing a single line of code

Quamrul Mina: Building a cloud-based Online/OnDemand TV broadcast platform

Thomas Miranda: Innovation – What’s the Big Idea

Jette Momant: Socialize and localize your business

Jennifer Navarette: Business on the Go: Smartphones, iPads and Apps, OH MY!

Pablo Reyna : What is this cloud stuff?

Luis Sandoval: Diversifying your integrated media strategy

Nicole Torres-Cooke: The Strategy of Being Social Online

Jikku Venkat: Product Development & Technology Innovation in a Startup Environment: Doing it Cost-effectively





RISE Multicultural Series: 60+ Latino, African-American, Asian Innovators y mas!

3 03 2011

RISE Week is right around the corner, March 7-11 and the Multicultural Series is in full gear, representing entrepreneurs from all walks of life! The RISE Multicultural Series showcases the often missed diversity of the Austin entrepreneurial sector. Through this series, we’re ensuring that all ideas, perspectives and experiences are at the table. We have over 60 sessions in the series that range from start-up to nonprofit and social media to basic business essentials en Español! We did not do it alone though. We had the support of RISE leadership, Cultural Strategies, sponsors and community partners. Take a look at what’s in store for the 2011 RISE Multicultural Series and sign up for session or two!

Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Partners

Mex Net Alliance (also sponsor of the Multicultural Series VIP Reception)

TiE Austin

Economic Growth Business Incubator

Minority Start-up Association of Texas

Soul Citi

Austin’s Black Newcomers Association

Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

Urban Life and Style Magazine

National Society of Hispanic MBA

Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Multicultural Series sessions:

David Ansel: The Soup Peddler: A Real Life Bootstrapped Brand Story

Shetay Ashford: Taking the Plunge into the World of Social Entrepreneurship!

George Barlow: Real Estate Franchising and the Paradigm Shift

Bettina Bennett: What they don’t teach you at university about being a successful entrepreneur

Elizabeth Bert: Social Intelligence: Essential Skill for the 21st Century Workplace

Cindy Casares: How to manage bloggers including yourself

Chin Chang: Building a united website

Jorge Chavez: Sales Management for Private Business Owners

Sreekanth Chintala: Weekend Entrepreneur

Magaly Chocano: Marketing your business in the mobile landscape

Adil Dalal: Power of Visualization for Leaders

Keisha Dirkson: Experiencing the power of networking

Kai Dupe: The Road Less Traveled: Important routes to entrepreneurship that should be explored

Helena Escalante: Prosperity and abundance mindset for the entrepreneur

Manuel Escobar: The basics of business and corporate law for entrepreneurs

Lisa Goddard: Mapping the Un-mappable: Using infographics to inspire social change

Ricardo Guererro: How to use social media effectively for your business

Manish Gupta: Social Entrepreneurship: Doing Good is good business!

Hopeton Hay: African American Entrepreneurship: Learning from the Past, Building for the Future

Victor Henry: Commercial Leasing from the Tenant’s Perspective

Elias Hermida: Que Necesito saber antes de poner un negocio?

Diego Huerta: Do everything with Nothing

Paula Hui: Building your business through community involvement

Gopal Krishnan: Progressive building of organizational capabilities in line with a company’s growth

Victor Landa: Building from the market sweet spot: How finding your niche is half the battle

Zakiya Larry: Avoiding the ‘Deer in Headlights’ Syndrome: Media Training

Vid Luther: How to hack your startup without writing a single line of code

Elijah May: Just Crazy Enough to Work: Non-traditional marketing strategies for non-traditional results

Juan Carlos Mercado: Tips for Making, Keeping Business Resolutions

Eli Mercer: Opportunities and Trends in Hispanic Entrepreneurship

Quamrul Mina: Building a cloud-based Online/OnDemand TV broadcast platform

Thomas Miranda: Innovation – What’s the Big Idea

Jette Momant: Socialize and localize your business

Martin Montero: Ingredients for social innovation ecosystem

Sonia Mukherjee: Balancing on a high wire without a Corporate Safety Net: Transitioning to Entrepreneurship

Jennifer Navarette: Business on the Go: Smartphones, iPads and Apps, OH MY!

Roy Nieto: Lessons Learned from an Inc. Magazine Fast Growth Company

Monica Peraza: The Passion test for Entrepreneurs

Edie Phillips: Make Good Credit A Reality: Don’t Let Your Past Determine Your Future

Elizabeth Quintanilla: How and why be a Certified as a Minority, Woman or Disadvantage Owned Business?

Subramanian Rama : Bootstrap Ideation

Leo Ramirez: The changing face of philanthropy

Pablo Reyna : What is this cloud stuff?

Luis Sandoval: Diversifying your integrated media strategy

Evelina: Solis: Speak Up, Move Up: Public Speaking for Today’s Professional

Jeremy Solomons: Thriving as an independent entrepreneur

Vysali Soundararajan: Negotiating Fundamentals

Boyd Stephens: The Incredible Secret Money Making Machine – REDUX

Masudi Stolard: 12 Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Binitha Surendran: Impact of Globalization – Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy

Carla Thompson: But I’m Just a Girl: How You Can  I Help Change the Conversation around Women Entrepreneurs

Teo Tijerina: Entrepreneurship Roadmap

Nicole Torres-Cooke: The Strategy of Being Social Online

Rebecca Trevino: Women Want More: How to Capture Your Share of the World’s Largest Emerging Market?

Raquel Valdez: When to buy, How to buy

Alberto Vargas: Need a new business or product idea? Try value innovation

Jikku Venkat: Product Development & Technology Innovation in a Startup Environment: Doing it Cost-effectively

Joseph Villarreal: Lessons Learned: Going from a Product Retailer to a Service Model

Juliet Walker: African American Entrepreneurship: Learning from the Past, Building for the Future

Lonnie Woods: Non Profit Management & Leadership. Building sustainable, successful and high performance Non-Profit








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