Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

View from Fruitvale. Photo by Craig Hickerson

The future of tech in Oakland, as seen in 11 new spaces

Oakland’s technology scene is in flux. Like other cities, its government, its residents, and its businesses are trying to evolve with new technologies. Schools are trying to incorporate them into their curriculums, the owners of...
Visitors discuss their business ideas at the Latinx Tech Conference in Oakland. Photo by Craig Hickerson.

Latinx Tech offers mentorship to new Latino entrepreneurs

Facing a crowd of over 100 people, Nilton J. Serva, a 19 year-old Latino entrepreneur, pitched his idea for an app that connects career mentors with Latinos and Latinas. An audible “Wow!” was heard from...

Community members and leaders discuss future of Oakland at Impact Hub

Community members and leaders gathered at Impact Hub Oakland Tuesday night for a discussion about the future of Oakland and the idea of cultural prosperity. The event is a part of Co-Creating the Future of...

Local businesses celebrated at Oakland Indie Awards

On Thursday evening, the 6th Annual Oakland Indie Awards honored local business and artists at the Henry J Kaiser Permanente Center in the rooftop garden room. Hundreds of entrepreneurs, craftspeople, and vendors attended the event...

Inner City Advisors gets Oakland entrepreneurs “All In” at the Fox Theater

On Wednesday evening, the Fox Theater was filled with people excitedly discussing the night’s festivities. Inside, hors d'oeuvres and small burgers provided by local company Prather Ranch Meat were served with complimentary beer and wine....