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Empowrd App Promotes Civic Engagement | Geekz Watch

A new ride-sharing app hopes to compete with Uber and Lyft while also focusing on Africa, an Atlanta-based startup team travels to Nigeria to roll out tech products across Africa’s most populous nation, Atlanta’s very own Goodie Nation is on a path to tackle gentrification, a new mobile app called Empowrd is promoting civic engagement, Nintendo is bringing the first true hybrid gaming system to the market, and Marvel continues flexing muscles when it comes to adding diversity to comic books. All this in the latest ‘Geekz Watch’ show.

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Taylor Danielle is one of our small team of ‘Geekz Watch’ on-air presenters [photo credit: Mario Page]


Executive Editor: Kunbi Tinuoye

Video Editors: Mario Page, Kunbi Tinuoye

Creative & Graphics Editor: Claudia Offei

Filmed by: Mario Page

Written by: Taylor Danielle, Kunbi Tinuoye

Hosted by: Taylor Danielle

Teleprompter: Kunbi Tinuoye

Location: Atlanta Tech Village


Geekz Watch is a roundup of the best and latest tech, business, science, and startup news, and much more. The program will appear on the homepage of and also feature prominently on the brand’s social media sites, including our YouTube page. The show is an original in-house production and a perfect extension of our online platform that’s steadily growing in popularity.

Geekz Watch will initially air on an infrequent basis prior to becoming a regular addition to UrbanGeekz’s fast-growing portfolio. We will feature interviews with high-profile entrepreneurs, technologists, and business leaders, along with more in-depth reports.

Founded in 2015, is a pioneering African-American, Latino, and multicultural online platform focused on technology, science, business, and entrepreneurship.

The website offers reviews, interviews, commentary, and original video on startups, geek gadgets, social media, scientific advancements, entrepreneurship, and insight into Silicon Valley and the global technology industry. The first-of-its-kind online publication also provides authoritative lifestyle and entertainment content.

The editorial and production team is based at Atlanta Tech Village, the largest tech startup incubator and co-working space in the Southeast.


Kunbi Tinuoye on Twitter@Kunbiti

Mario Page on Twitter@supeshooter

Claudia Offei on Instagram @VisualityByCo

Taylor Danielle on Instagram @taeyura



    Kunbi Tinuoye
    Kunbi Tinuoye
    Kunbi Tinuoye is the founder and CEO of UrbanGeekz. Previously, she worked as a News Correspondent for NBC’s theGrio. Prior, she was a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC in London. Tinuoye currently sits on the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board and CES Conference Advisory Board. She is a key player in the Atlanta tech startup ecosystem and serves as a mentor for Comcast NBCUniversal’s The Farm Accelerator. Tinuoye has received several awards and accolades, including being honored with a Resolution from the Georgia Legislative.