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Technical.ly On the Record: What Black and Latinx entrepreneurs need

For the second episode of Technical.ly's new interview series taking you inside the reporter’s virtual notebook, Delaware reporter Holly Quinn shares lessons from her recent reporting on Wilmington founders.

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Make the hire, send the wire — it applies to non-VC-backed businesses, too.

In the second episode of Technical.ly On the Record, our new interview series taking you inside the reporter’s virtual notebook to explore local economies in change, this editor chatted with Technical.ly Delaware reporter Holly Quinn about her ongoing editorial series covering the wins and challenges of Black and Latinx entrepreneurs based in Wilmington.

One theme she’s heard now in multiple interviews? These founders need more funding, and more consideration of intersectionality in resources.

Check out her latest feature — “Danny DeJesus found power in education and technology. Now he wants to empower the next generation” — and listen to our conversation below:

And watch it here:

Reminder that in Technical.ly On the Record, you can expect to hear from at least one Technical.ly reporter per week, to get a quick rundown of all our markets’ biggest stories at the end (aka the kicker), and to hear the why, how and what’s next of each featured topic.

In this episode, I shouted out these big stories published in our other markets over the past week:

Companies: Technical.ly
Series: Technical.ly / Technical.ly On the Record
People: Technical.ly / Technical.ly On the Record / Holly Quinn

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