About & Team
UrbanGeekz is a groundbreaking video-centric African American, Latinx, and multicultural digital news platform focused on technology, business, science, and startups. The first-of-its-kind online publication also provides authoritative lifestyle and entertainment content.
Founded in 2015, UrbanGeekz is a popular multimedia brand with a loyal following of consumers. Headquartered in Atlanta, United States, UrbanGeekz is well placed to cover the city’s thriving tech ecosystem. Its team of dedicated reporters, freelancers, and experts also report on stories and events across the U.S. and international markets, concentrating on leading tech hubs.
We also produce Geekz Watch UrbanGeekz’s video summary of tech news. The show is a fast-paced rundown of popular stories focused on technology and business from a diverse global perspective.
Our signature events bring out hundreds of attendees to connect, learn, recruit, and do business with a broad cross-section of the tech and startup ecosystem. Our subscription newsletter also publishes the very best in business and innovation from a diverse and multicultural perspective.
UrbanGeekz has had tremendous success. Ranker has listed the site as one of the top 20 Best Tech Blogs online. This definitive list is based on traffic as well as influence. TechCrunch comes in at No.1 on this list, followed by Wired and The Verge.
PR Newswire has also recognized UrbanGeekz as one of the top 10 African-American news sites. These are websites that produce out-of-this-world coverage in a crowded arena, writes PR Newswire.
UrbanGeekz was launched by winning BBC-trained journalist turned entrepreneur Kunbi Tinuoye.