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I’m an F-1 student who had a job lined up with a crypto company, but they rescinded my job offer. What are my options, especially if I want to create…

Dear Sophie: What are my F-1 OPT options if my crypto job is no longer available?

The pandemic wasn’t the only challenge to hit the construction industry. The rising cost of raw materials coupled with labor shortage has left the industry scrambling for solutions to bridge…

Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

My goal is to co-found a fintech startup while on an F-1 OPT. I heard that I could to qualify for STEM OPT given the expanded list of STEM fields.…

Dear Sophie: 2 questions about the latest immigration news

Socioeconomic status must be part of the “diversity” conversation –– it is underreported and underdiscussed.

Tech companies: Stop conflating privilege with potential

The future of STEM education won’t become more equitable by creating a free coding course but by seeing the solutions already before us and acting accordingly.

The US has an education problem, but is Big Tech really the answer?

Erase All Kittens (EAK) is an edtech startup that created a “Mario-style” web-based game designed for kids aged 8-12. However, the game has a twist: it places an emphasis on…

Erase All Kittens raises $1M seed round for Mario-style game which teaches girls to code

In the explosion of edtech businesses with new approaches, we are in danger of overlooking an established model that can be adapted to solve these challenges. That model is apprenticeships.

Since colleges are failing to prepare students for tech jobs, it’s time to bring back apprenticeships

A mere two weeks remain until we kick off TC Sessions: Space (December 16 & 17), our first conference focused on the technology designed to push galactic boundaries and the…

Aerospace’s Steve Isakowitz to speak at TC Sessions: Space 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force teachers, students and parents to adopt new technologies, edtech’s total addressable market has massively grown in the last several months. The shift has…

Booming edtech M&A activity brings consolidation to a fragmented sector

When Amazon entered markets like bookselling or groceries, its competition proved highly disruptive to incumbents. In November 2018, Amazon declared that it had selected northern Virginia as one of two…

How Amazon’s HQ2 could disrupt government IT, for the worse

TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics will feature the industry’s best roboticists, technologists and investors. But what about the next generation? Everyone knows that there are not enough robotics engineers to go around,…

Educating the next generation of robotics engineers, a workshop at TC Sessions: Robotics

Both candidates talked about creating jobs. One wants to cut taxes and the other wants to increase them. While they debate whose plans will make America great and whose will…

How our next president can usher in the next wave of job growth

Kids are the ultimate beta testers. As soon as they figure out what a new technology is for, they try to make it do something else. They push boundaries, break…

Why Minecraft predicts the future of collaborative work

While the biggest names in tech strive to close the gender gap and build more inclusive working environments, the pool of talent on offer is predominantly male. The truth is,…

How generation Z females could be the answer to tech’s gender diversity problem