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Join Poornima Vijayashanker, founding engineer at Mint.com, as she talks with tech professionals about key topics in a rapidly shifting culture. New episodes of BuildTV are released weekly, so check back here for updates.

Poornima Vijayashanker
BuildTV

How to Prepare to Strike Out on Your Own and Pursue Your Creative Calling

Have you contemplated leaving the comforts of a company to strike out on your own to pursue a creative calling? Perhaps you have an idea for a product or service. While there’s a strong pull to pursue it, hesitation maybe holding you back. You’re worried about being good enough, attracting customers and clients, and how to make it all come together to find fulfillment, while at the same time tending to the practical side of things like paying the bills! Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
BuildTV

Why Bosses and Employees Should Practice Radical Candor

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a boss you just didn’t quite get along with. Both of mine are reaching for the stars. ;) I always thought it was just me…until one day I met up with a previous boss I had, who saw all the work I had done since leaving the company and told me, “Wow, we were really holding you back!” That statement was vindicating. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker
BuildTV

The Challenges Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs Face

Welcome to a brand-new season of FemgineerTV! We’ve got some great guests lined up for you this season, and we’ll be tackling some tough topics related to startups, design, engineering, product development, and leadership. To kick the season off, we’re going to be tackling one of the toughest topics that not a lot of people talk about: The Challenges Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs Face. Read more...