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Tags: Branding & Advertising / Diversity & Inclusion / Digital Marketing / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Team Building / Journalist / Leadership / Marketing / Technology

About

Kunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist and broadcaster based in the United States. She is the founder of UrbanGeekz, a groundbreaking video-centric African-American, Latinx, and multicultural digital news platform focused on technology, science, business, and startups. UrbanGeekz has been recognized by the Technology Association of Georgia as an innovative media platform that’s impacting the tech entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state and beyond. Ranker has listed UrbanGeekz as one of the top 20 ‘Best Tech Blogs’ online. The brand has also been featured in YNaija, Crain’s, and Black Enterprise, among others.

Tinuoye currently sits on the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board and CES Conference Advisory Board. She is a key player in the Atlanta tech startup ecosystem and serves as a mentor for Comcast NBCUniversal’s The Farm Accelerator. Tinuoye has received several awards and accolades in the city, including being honored with a Resolution from the Georgia Legislative.

The Cambridge University graduate is a sought after on-air contributor, speaker, panelist, and moderator at conferences across the globe. More recently she moderated a ‘Bias in Artificial Intelligence’ panel discussion at CES 2019. Tinuoye is a former News Correspondent for NBC’s theGrio.com. Prior to relocating stateside, Tinuoye was a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC in London. She is an international writer whose work has been published in The Daily Mail, London’s Evening Standard, Ebony.com and The Voice newspaper. For several years, Tinuoye served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Alumni Magazine (CAM), which is distributed to approximately 150,000 readers globally per edition.

Tinuoye was one of the original founders of Aspire, a support network for minority journalists in the UK. The organization has partnered with and attracted sponsorship from mainstream media outlets, including the BBC, Channel 4, and the Financial Times. Tinuoye graduated from the University of Cambridge, with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social & Political Sciences. She studied a post-graduate in print journalism and is an NCTJ qualified UK professional journalist, with credits in media law and 100 wpm shorthand. Ovation Magazine has named Tinuoye one of the 50 most influential Nigerians in the diaspora.

Topics

Diversity in Tech

Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping a Media Brand

Why Passion Drives Startup Success

Black Women in Tech

Benefits of Being a Compassionate Leader

How To Make Your Brand Stand Out In A Crowded Market

Managing a Remote Team

The Highs and Lows of Entrepreneurship

Smart Partnerships To Accelerate Your Startup

Building a World-Class Team

Videos

Articles

100 Bame leaders influencing the tech sector https://www.ft.com/content/43f7cece-0086-11ea-be59-e49b2a136b8d?segmentid=acee4131-99c2-09d3-a635-873e61754ec6

Grammy winning rapper Chamillionaire launches $100,000 competition for minority-founded start-ups https://cnb.cx/2K6i9tZ

We are super excited that #UrbanGkz is the official Media Partner for @ATLTechVillage's #ItTakesAVillage pre-accelerator grad party. Come check out ATL's next game-changing startups, see live demos, and hear short pitches. RSVP here today >>> http://bit.ly/ITVGradParty4 🌟🌟

Black Facebook Workers Write Open Letter to Company: We Are Treated Every Day 'As If We Do Not Belong Here' https://www.theroot.com/black-facebook-workers-write-open-letter-to-company-we-1839776402?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=_twitter

Yes, we loved partnering with you too for #DIRC19

https://twitter.com/AleriaPbc/status/1192512524777902080

This team is based out of Bangalore, India and helps people across the globe create marketing gold with zero skills required. Meet the founders from Cohort 3 ONE week from today, on November 15, 2019, at #TheFarmDemoDay - RSVP http://bit.ly/TheFarmDemoDay2019

I had so much fun speaking at @WonderWomenTech in Long Beach, California today. So refreshing to participate in such an inclusive tech conference. Kudos to @MissLisaMae and the entire team

#WWT2019 #WonderWomenTech #STEAM #STEM #DiversityinTech #Inclusion #Diversity #UrbanGeekz

One of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies received a $40 million investment from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/11/06/goldman-sachs-backs-atlanta-software-leasequery.html?ana=TRUEANTHEMTWT_AT&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

“If you’re not #investing in black and brown #entrepreneurs, you’re not investing in the future.” 👏🏾 Hearing from @Impactpreneur, Managing Director, Illumen Capital & @TheValuesVC, Growth Equity, Bessemer Venture Partners. S/O @SVB_Financial for sponsoring the Fund of Funds Panel