Bitwise Hits Jackpot With $27M in Venture Capital Funding

Six years after its founding, Fresno-based Bitwise struck the jackpot with $27 million in venture capital funding. It plans to increase its presence in Fresno and expand to Bakersfield. Bitwise’s business model includes teaching computer code writing, so...
Portrait of Irma Olguin Jr. at Bitwise in Fresno, CA

Olguin Writes New Code on Tech, Downtown Fresno

On a warm April day on the campus of Fresno State, the woman with short hair, wearing jeans, a T-shirt and Bulldogs jacket appears to be just another student. Or, maybe a hip professor. She's not. Irma Olgui...