April 22, 2020

Facebook Tuesday announced a $5.7 billion investment in Jio Platforms Limited, part of Reliance Industries, making the social media giant its largest minority shareholder.

In a blog post, FB said the sizable investment “underscores our commitment to India, and our excitement for the dramatic transformation that Jio has spurred in the country. In less than four years, Jio has brought more than 388 million people o...

January 22, 2020

Spotify and Warner Music announced early Tuesday morning that they have signed a global deal that ends the unusually bitter and public licensing dispute that flared up last year. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Reps did not immediately respond to Variety‘s request for comment on that matter.

“Spotify and Warner Chappell have signed a multi-territory licensing agreement,” the statement reads. “This agreeme...

October 9, 2019

We had a chance to chat with musician and tech entrepreneur Nathan Chandra.  He tells us about the roller coaster journey he's been on while building RYSE — his exciting new app that helps connect musicians!

Tell us about your new app - RYSE.

RYSE is here to help musicians show off their talents, build valuable relationships, discover other musicians to work with, and to make empowered connections.


July 2, 2019

You've probably seen digital influencer Nabela Noor all over you Instagram feed!  She's a Bangladeshi-American woman who has dope make-up skills, is very open about the ups and downs in her life and passionately challenges beauty norms.  

Noor has over 600K subscribers on YouTube and 1.2M followers on Instagram! Just last month she launched her lifestyle brand "Zeba" which she describes as a "Self-Love Revol...

March 18, 2019

Lilly Singh just scored her very own late night talk show on NBC!  She will be taking over Carson Daly as the host of NBC’s 1:35 a.m. talk show.  The retitled “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” is set to debut in September!  This will make Lily the only female to currently host a late-night talk show on one of the four major networks.

We are so excited for our trailblazing sister!

Variety Reports: 

“A Little Lat...

February 13, 2019

If you're at all familiar with the blockchain scene you undoubtedly have heard of Hartej Singh Sawhney! He is the Co-Founder and President of Hosho, the leading blockchain and security company that conducts smart contract audits.

Hartej has spoken at major blockchain and finance events, such as Money2020 and the World Blockchain Summit.  Not only is he a leader in the blockchain world, but he's also a musician, art cu...

October 23, 2018

We are always thrilled to see South Asians supporting each other! That's exactly what Sanjana Nagesh is doing with her popular Instagram account Brown Girl

Gang. It's a space that features inspiring badass South Asian women worldwide! 

We had a chance to chat with Nagesh about her work with Brown Girl Gang and the positive impact it's had on the community.

What inspired you to start Brown Girl Gang?

Funnily enough, Brown...

October 18, 2018

Meet Nathan Chandra – a driven entrepreneur that has been making moves in the music and tech industries for years.  His entrepreneurial spirit started at an early age and while still in high school Chandra found himself deep in the music industry working with Sony recording artist Jon B on his studio releases which sold over 2M copies.  He has been featured on albums along side 2Pac, Will.i.AM, Babyface and others. Chandra wen...

October 5, 2018

Say hello to one of our favorite young artists –Samyukta Madhu!  You've likely seen her bold-eye-catching artwork re-uploaded all over Instagram.  Her art is a refreshing change to the typical depictions of brown women in mainstream media. It speaks to those who fully embrace sexuality, independence and overall self expression. It's not everyday that you see fine artists take their creativity to the level that Sam has. Also, i...

July 25, 2018

Payal Kadakia Pujji is the founder and executive chairwoman of ClassPass.  Words that come to mind when we think of Payal are BADASS BOSS!!!  She was a disrupter in the system by launching ClassPass back in 2013.  The company has had tremendous growth in just a few short years.  ClassPass has just raised $85 million in venture capital to expand in 10 more U.S. cities and new markets overseas!  This is an enormous achievemnt an...

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