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The Role of APIs in Successful Startups

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Kin Lane, Chief Evangelist Postman

Kin Lane

Chief Evangelist


Desiree Vargas Wrigley, CIO & Executive Director TechRIse by P33 Chicago

Desiree Vargas Wrigley

CIO & Executive Director

TechRIse by P33 Chicago


TechRise by P33 is a multi-stakeholder initiative to support historically underrepresented tech founders from Chicago. We strive for racial, gender, and economic justice for all by challenging systems that limit access to capital from specific populations, especially from people of color.

In partnership with Verizon, 1871, investors, incubators, community leaders, and startup founders, TechRise brings you community, capital, and connections for every stage of your business. We're with you from idea to exit.

In this Breaking Changes episode, Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane welcomes Desiree Vargas Wrigley, CIO and Executive Director of TechRise by P33 Chicago. Desiree also founded GiveForward and Pearachute, and she offers insight into the innovation being carried out by minorities in Chicago. She also explores the role that APIs play in empowering local startups to make a bigger impact.

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