Tristan Walker

  • An Interview With CODE2040, A Non-Profit Out To Diversify Silicon Valley

    An Interview With CODE2040, A Non-Profit Out To Diversify Silicon Valley

    I had a chance to discuss an amazing new non-profit program called CODE2040 with one of its founders today, Laura Weidman Powers. The mission of this program is to bring diversity to Silicon Valley by bringing in talented minorities who are in school to Silicon Valley for the summer, mentoring them and find inhem positions with companies. The non-profit is the brain-child of Tristan Walker… Read More

  • Foursquare Checks-In To A San Francisco Office

    Foursquare Checks-In To A San Francisco Office

    Perhaps you've heard: Facebook just released their new location feature called Places. If not, we have about a dozen posts about it that we┬árecommend. But the obvious next question is what this means for those already in the space -- and specifically the current buzz leader, Foursquare. Sure, they're partnering with Facebook on the API launch, but are they in trouble? They don't seem too worried… Read More

  • Foursquare Check-In Stickers Coming To A Store Window Near You (Video)

    Foursquare Check-In Stickers Coming To A Store Window Near You (Video)

    How can Foursquare get more people to check into places as they go about town? One way is stickers. Next month you will start to see stickers in storefront windows reminding Foursquare users to check in and unlock specials. Foursquare's director of business development Tristan Walker flashed one of the stickers in front of my camera when I was visiting the New York offices earlier today. In… Read More