Silicon Valley Business Journal: Tech Job Openings Surged by 30,000 Last Month but Shrank in Silicon Valley

If you’re a tech worker and searching for a new job, the number from which you can choose is surging.

At least that’s the case for the country as a whole, according to the latest monthly tech jobs report from the Computing Technology Industry Association. In the Bay Area, though, the number of open tech positions actually shrank in March, bucking the national trend.

View full article in Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Community Partner Chat: Booker T. Washington Empowerment Network

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature Sarah Washington O’Neal Rush, Founder, Booker T. Washington Empowerment Network.

Below we share a conversation on the tremendous legacy of Booker T. Washington, including his fight to receive an education, and how his memory can shape and inspire future generations.

Hack Night with WWCode, SF

Do you want support with your personal projects? Maybe a web app you’ve been working on? Or perhaps a machine learning model you’d like to train? Are you having trouble getting and staying motivated to actually spend time on these projects? Many of us are! And the current social isolation doesn’t help!

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San Francisco Business Times: The Tech Industry Employs Relatively Few Women, Black and Latinx people. But Silicon Valley Does a Worse Job than the Rest of the Country.

It’s long been known that there aren’t a lot of women, Black or Latinx people working in the tech industry.

But Silicon Valley is less likely to have members of those groups in tech jobs than other parts of the country, according to a new report from the Computing Technology Industry Association. Even San Francisco, Sacramento and Los Angeles have more diverse tech workforces, CompTIA found.

View full article in San Francisco Business Times.

TCNewTech Pitch Event

Join the TCNewTech Community at their next Pitch Event for startups, investors, innovators, and those that love new ideas. Each presenter will be allowed 5-minutes to present their business or new technology and 5-minutes of questions from the audience. Similar to the show “Shark Tank” with one exception — the audience decides which startup will receive the $500 cash prize by voting via text. Watch via their TCNewTech Facebook page or YouTube Channel. There is no charge to attend or to present your ideas. You must register to get updated information!

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San Francisco Business Times: The Funded: Manticore Games Scores $100M as One of 6 Bay Area Megafundings

Manticore Games Inc. scored $100 million in a new funding round this week, the latest megafunding for a Bay Area startup.

The new cash infusion for Manticore came in its Series C round that was led by XN. SoftBank Vision Fund 2, LVP, Benchmark, Bitkraft, Correlation Ventures and Epic Games also participated.

View full article in San Francisco Business Times.

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