Irma Olguin Jr.CEO and Co-Founder, Bitwise Industries

In 2013, Irma L. Olguin Jr. decided to build a company focused on strengthening the tech industry in Fresno, Calif. and leveraging it as the economic driver to remake the city. In 2019, the company secured one of the largest series A rounds of funding ever for a female Latinx-led company. Bitwise Industries now operates with the goal of activating human potential for the technology industry in underdog cities across the United States.