The Better Way Forward

PaulAdvocacy, Innovation, Venture Capital34 Comments

The economy of the United States is in distress. Our experiences in 2020 have exposed significant problems, accelerated movements, and forced social changes about health, society, and our experience with all things digital. We’re faced with a global recession and record unemployment. At this inflection point, we have an opportunity to adapt to change and to build a better future. … Read More

MediaTech Ventures Accepted into the Impact Hub Workforce Development Accelerator

PaulEducation, FeaturedLeave a Comment

“Austin’s economy is growing rapidly and yet this growth is not shared equitably.  Cost of living has increased 37% from 2010 – 2015. Meanwhile, there are currently over 99,000 families in Austin who are not making a living wage.” That’s a sentiment borne into the DNA of what we’re doing in MediaTech Ventures.  That, a fact of Austin, TX, recognized by the pivotal leaders of Impact … Read More

Putting Our Creative Class to Work Through Technology

sabrinazAdvocacy, Education, EngagementLeave a Comment

STEM. STEAM. Big data. AI. AR. VR. IoT. Blockchain. Today’s biggest technology buzzwords are words that people claim to understand, with their implications on employment and economic development. The repercussion of ignorance is ostracization from the very community that is leading the way toward the promise land of the next wave of jobs, or commonly known as the Fourth Industrial … Read More

Publishing Jobs: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Gig Economy

John ZozzaroEducation, EngagementLeave a Comment

  No industry has seen as much rapid change as the publishing industry since the turn of the century.  The largest online bookstore in 1999 is now the largest online ebook store – and physical bookstores are endangered. Just this month SELF magazine has joined a growing trend of magazines leaving the physical realm for the electronic completely. A few … Read More