Estakio Beltran named Washington State Broadband Office Digital Equity Manager

Estakio Beltran named Washington State Broadband Office Digital Equity Manager

Veteran DC public policy advisor will lead Washington state efforts on equitable broadband access and digital literacy OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington State Broadband Office in the Department of Commerce has hired Estakio Beltran to serve as Digital Equity Manager. Beltran comes to the job with significant experience working on equity policy, program development, and community-driven solutions to inequity. During more than a decade working in Washington DC, Beltran advised…

Find Ventures and Department of Commerce announce Equitable Innovations Accelerator Cohort

Find Ventures and Department of Commerce announce Equitable Innovations Accelerator Cohort

Ten tech startup founders will form the inaugural cohort and receive up to $100K in philanthropic funding. SEATTLE— After reviewing over a hundred applications, Find Ventures is excited to announce the 10 companies selected to participate in a founder-focused startup accelerator program that will begin in April 2022. Last year, Find Ventures in partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce, announced its plans to launch a new Equitable Innovations…