Karuga Koinange, Author at Technical.ly DC

Karuga Koinange

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Karuga Koinange is an editorial intern at Technial.ly Hailing from Nairobi, Kenya, is a mass communication graduate from Towson University. During his time in school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief for The Towerlight (Towson's independent student newspaper) and reported several stories for the Baltimore Watchdog (independent digital site). He has a strong passion for reporting the truth, whether good, bad or ugly.

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How Drunk Mode, an app for the inebriated, became data location company X-Mode Social growth

Feb. 27, 2020 12:45 pm

How Drunk Mode, an app for the inebriated, became data location company X-Mode Social

The Reston, Virginia-based company pivoted from an earlier app known as a "condom for your phone" and is now working to drive data collection to be "a more transparent, privacy-conscious industry."
This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities civic

Nov. 13, 2019 8:07 am

This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities

The Stimson Center in D.C. developed the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index, which uses empirical and expert survey data to measure ecological, financial and political risk.
Universities at Shady Grove hosts grand opening of new STEMM education facility growth

Nov. 8, 2019 11:10 am

Universities at Shady Grove hosts grand opening of new STEMM education facility

The Biomedical Sciences and Engineering facility is a six-level, 220,000-square-foot building that will support programs in the healthcare, biosciences, engineering and computational science disciplines.
Washington Redskins’ Josh Norman announces grant to fund innovation lab access

Nov. 5, 2019 10:59 am

Washington Redskins’ Josh Norman announces grant to fund innovation lab

The cornerback's $60,000 grant on behalf of the Players Coalition will fund the Digital Pioneers Academy lab, where students can learn coding and robotics.
Pitch, plan, support: How My Active Senior grew through SEED SPOT’s Impact Accelerator growth

Oct. 31, 2019 5:47 pm

Pitch, plan, support: How My Active Senior grew through SEED SPOT’s Impact Accelerator

Founder Shememe Williams said the eight-week accelerator program helped her present, and envision the future of the platform to connect seniors with resources.
UBS and EVERFI partner to launch college and career readiness educational program access

Oct. 31, 2019 7:28 am

UBS and EVERFI partner to launch college and career readiness educational program

"Keys To Your Future: College & Career Readiness" is a digital curriculum to be offered to schools and nonprofits across the U.S. to better prepare high school students for college and their professional careers.
Analytics company raises $7.3M to give insight into social determinants of health growth

Oct. 30, 2019 12:53 pm

Analytics company raises $7.3M to give insight into social determinants of health

The two-year-old, Wharf-based Socially Determined will use the funding to further develop SocialScape, its cloud-based analytics product.
This mobile device is changing the way schools are fundraising growth

Oct. 28, 2019 11:08 am

This mobile device is changing the way schools are fundraising

GiveCampus has found IRL success with GC Connect, a mobile device that allows schools to accept in-person donation at events.
Baltimore’s Minority Innovation Weekend looks to provide exposure, knowledge for tech founders growth

Oct. 7, 2019 4:21 pm

Baltimore’s Minority Innovation Weekend looks to provide exposure, knowledge for tech founders

The third edition of the summit is set for Oct. 12 to 13 at University of Baltimore. Here's a look at what's new in 2019, including a pitch competition.
This minority technologist wants to make sure more people like her are getting hired growth

Sep. 27, 2019 7:00 am

This minority technologist wants to make sure more people like her are getting hired

Veni Kunche's Diversify Tech seeks to connect underrepresented people with resources that facilitate employment in the tech industry.

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