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Blend's Future of Lending

Blend is a herald of change in the Bay Area fintech startup scene. Blend has been a champion of progress in this new lending market, attempting to prioritize trustworthy, straightforward design for its users on one hand, while balancing industry regulations and compliance on the other.

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Superheros Who Code

One of our favorite clients is Pat Renzi. She’s a quiet juggernaut in insurance, a director at the consulting firm Milliman. We were interviewing her for a story when she mentioned this program in Seattle, The Ada Developers Academy, designed to help mid-career professionals get into coding.

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Are Men On The Sidelines of Cultural Change?

The sold-out show gathered at The Village to hear the latest thinking on corporate culture and purpose. Most attendees worked for companies with fewer than 100 employees. Most were HR professionals.Great insights were shared. Brain cells were stretched. Connections made. But what was missing? Men.

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The Measurement Myth: Humanizing Social Impact

In advertising, creativity is measured to “ensure” the right message hits the right audience. Many times this analysis paralysis is the quickest way to hinder creative expression and innovation.

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