Jeremy Brown is the Founder of the philanthropy initiative Startups Give Back (www.startupsgiveback.org). Twitter: @socialjeremy.

 

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Why Social Responsibility Fuels Startup Success

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$41 Billion. $15 Billion. $11 Billion. These are the valuations for Uber, Snapchat, and Pinterest. That’s a lot of pocket change. With valuations like that, no wonder everyone under the sun is clamoring to start a business. In fact, entrepreneurship is on the rise in…

Google’s New Initiative Wants to Encourage More Women to Code

It’s no secret, the tech world has a bit of a diversity problem. We’ve seen several large tech companies have release their workforce diversity numbers and, needless to say, those numbers caused quite a stir. The question is, what can be done to make tech more…

1.4M Computing Jobs in America By 2020, But Fewer Computer Science Graduates

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Industry trends indicate that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million computing jobs available. On the surface this sounds great, but there’s a problem. According to Code.org, colleges will only graduate 400,000 computer science student by 2020. That translates to 2.4 percent of students graduating…

Google Gives $1 Million to Increase the Number of Women in Startups

According to Google for Entrepreneurs’ Twitter account, Google is giving $1 million to 40 organizations around the world to create events, programs, and training to increase the amount of women in startups by 25 percent. Tech startups are notoriously male-heavy, but over the past…