Technology

#MMTC15 Panel Highlight: ‘Money and Techonomics’ Features LATISM, Venture Capitalists, and Finance Experts Discussing Access to Capital

July 13, 2015

Tweet On July 16th, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists will discuss the process of accessing capital and building a business, from early-stage institutional investment rounds to the late-stage process of going public during the panel “Money and Techonomics: Financing the Capital Pipeline from Angels to IPOs” at MMTC’s Access to Capital […]

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Calling All Entrepreneurs! Join Our #MMTC15 Digital Entrepreneurs and Emerging Companies Startup Workshop Next Week!

July 10, 2015

Tweet MMTC and a team of legal, finance, and startup experts with experience in the latest media, telecom, and technology issues convene a one-stop workshop on how to build a company from start to finish! Wednesday, July 15th | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Workshop Session 1: Let’s Get Lean: Overview of the Lean Startup Concept Workshop Session 2: From […]

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FCC Commissioners and Chairs, Congress Members, Media, and Telecom Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Media Moguls, and Investors Highlight #MMTC15

July 10, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, DC, 7/10/2015 – On July 15th and 16th, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) will hold its 13th Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, “Get Connected: Capital, Careers, Community.” Get Connected will convene hundreds of media, telecom, and tech industry experts, policymakers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors to highlight the most […]

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REGISTER NOW for MMTC’s 13th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference: Get Connected!

June 3, 2015

Tweet   Please visit and bookmark our conference page for information on the latest speakers, agenda, and on how to officially become a sponsor and supporter of the conference! Register for the Conference here. A full list of confirmed speakers is available here. A full agenda is available here. A complete sponsorship package is available here.   To register as Press, please contact […]

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Dialogue on Diversity Holding Health Care Symposium and Tech Fair May 20th!

May 19, 2015

Tweet On May 20th, join Dialogue on Diversity for its annual Health Care Symposium and Fair, “A Last Generation’s Dreams – XXI Century Reality.” The Symposium will hold a number of panels on telehealth issues such as barriers of language and class and the resulting inequality of access; patient privacy concerns over aspects of the […]

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MMTC, HTTP, DiverseTech, and Protect My Data File Joint Letter to Congress Urging Implementation of Chip and PIN Technology

April 30, 2015

Tweet Today, <meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/?_fb_noscript=1″ /> the  Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP), DiverseTech, and ProtectMyData sent a joint letter to Congress, urging legislators to push the nation’s largest credit card issuers to implement new safeguards, including chip and PIN technology, to protect consumers from credit card security breaches. […]

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Silicon Harlem Innovation Center: It Doesn’t Just Empower Entrepreneurs – It Empowers Communities

April 15, 2015

Tweet There has been a lot of focus lately – and rightfully so – on the gaping employment disparity between whites and minorities in Silicon Valley.  There is a relative dearth of minorities focusing on STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – fields in general, and this means millions of would-be innovators are locked […]

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TechHire Initiative’s $100 Million Grant Competition Could Lead to More Tech Sector Jobs for the Underserved and Untapped Talented Youth

March 11, 2015

Tweet Every day, businesses across America struggle to fill technology jobs such as Web design, user interface, and software development.  Yet millions of individuals struggle to find work, especially African Americans and Hispanics, who are often at double the unemployment rate of whites.  Through the White House’s new TechHire Initiative, President Obama has issued a […]

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Look Back, But Move Forward – Digital Redlining in the 21st Century

March 9, 2015

Tweet Just as if a time machine has transported us all back to the civil rights era, the American people are under attack.  The nation is fraught with a history of racial redlining, and in today’s technology-driven world, we are facing a new crisis: digital redlining. MMTC President Emeritus David Honig moderated a panel at […]

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High Tech Must Give Higher Priority to Diversity

February 27, 2015

Tweet This revolution will definitely not be televised. When Intel announced that it would spend $300 million over the next five years to create a workforce that actually looks like America, the coverage of the announcement was scant. Here, we have a real game changer, and the faint praise of Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s decision […]

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