News from 36 Degrees North

Jason Mathew: From Product Manager to Full-Time Founder

January 10, 2024

"‍My desire is for LeadMeNot to emerge as a trailblazer in digital wellness, profoundly reshaping our relationship with technology. It's not just a product, but a movement, integral to daily life for millions worldwide."

Ask Me Anything Series: New Programming for 36°N Members

April 13, 2023

36°N is launching a new program for our members! As Tulsa’s entrepreneurship hub, 36°N provides workspace, resources, community, and tailored programs to support entrepreneurs in Tulsa.

Women’s History Month: Denise Mckinney

March 8, 2023

Happy Women's History Month! March is a time to celebrate women and the incredible contributions they are making in our community. As we celebrate, we want to highlight a member of 36 Degrees North who is making a difference in Tulsa: Denise McKinney.

Gabrielle Hayes: Starters Bootcamp Experience

March 1, 2023

Product development is a complex and ever-evolving industry. As technology continues to advance, the need for skilled product managers becomes increasingly crucial. Gabrielle, a seasoned product developer, recognized this demand and decided to take her expertise to the next level!

Member Highlight: Black History Month

February 22, 2023

What does it mean to be a Black entrepreneur in Tulsa? In honor of Black History Month, we chatted with some of our members to see what it’s like to build businesses in a place where the legacy of Black Wall Street is so prominent.

Team Highlight: Liz Watts

January 13, 2023

You've seen her around, snapping pics and capturing all the content, but did you know that outside of her day job here at 36°N, Liz Watts runs two creative-focused businesses? There are probably a few other things you didn't know about her like that she used to work at an indie record label in England and that she once snuck into Harry Styles' hotel and managed to meet him. We love her because she's intuitive, scrappy, and an overflowing tap of creative ideas; but there's so much more to uncover in the life of Liz Watts!

Welcome To The Team: Erin Haworth

November 3, 2022

We are so excited that entrepreneur and ops-extraordinaire, Erin Haworth, has joined the 36°N team as our Director of Operations! Erin is also a writer, a Jonas Brothers lover, and a mother to many living things (human and otherwise)! Keep reading to learn some fun facts about Erin and be sure to introduce yourself next time you see her!

Vondell Burns: The Life-Changing Journey From Wall Street To Tulsa

October 13, 2022

From a small town to a big city, and now planted in a place she never even intended to visit, Vondell Burns is the definition of thriving! After battling with imposter syndrome, she decided to leave her Wall Street career to pursue full-time entrepreneurship and built her business Thankless Productions LLC. Spend a few minutes with us as we learn more about Vondell and what she’s up to!

Partner Spotlight: Keep It Local OK

October 3, 2022

You’re probably familiar with Keep It Local cards- maybe you have one, or have seen them proudly displayed at your favorite local spots like Ida Red, Chimera, or Made Indie Emporium. Keep It Local cards offer incentives for “keepin’ it local” and supporting small businesses in the Tulsa and OKC areas. We’re excited to have them as partners here at 36 Degrees North and give our members, locals and new Tulsans alike, a chance to learn more about local businesses in our city!

Cymone Davis: MORE MONEY is the Anthem

July 19, 2022

Amazing things have happened since we last chatted with Cymone Davis in December 2020- like being featured in NPR, Scripps National News, Fast Company, and The Washington Post AND releasing her self-produced music video, MORE MONEY.

Amnoni Myers: You Are The Prize

April 6, 2022

Boston Native Amnoni Myers is the prize and makes us believe we are, too. Tulsa’s living mosaic gained a piece with the arrival of Amnoni (she/they). An adventurer at heart, Amnoni landed in Tulsa with the mission to connect with like-minded individuals. She holds a unique power: determination and hope even through the thick of it.

Me in 3: Putting an End to Inhumane Hiring

March 31, 2022

Me in 3 is on a mission to destroy inhumane hiring. They are taking what can become a frustrating, disempowering, and dehumanizing process of job seeking, and flipping it on its head by building a video screening software to liberate job seekers and job creators from a broken, impersonal hiring process. With influential clients like Flipcause, JD Young, and Aflac already implementing their hiring technology, Me in 3 is well on its way to accomplishing its mission!

ACT Tulsa Accelerator Launches Second Cohort

March 2, 2022

ACT Tulsa is back at it and has just launched their second accelerator cohort right here at the 36 Degrees North Incubator! ACT Tulsa is a joint venture between i2E and ACT House. Their 6-month cohort-driven accelerator program is designed to cultivate and drive innovation of minority-led technology startups located in Tulsa. The program provides each startup with $70k investments with 0% interest and equity. Check out all the awesome startups and founders in the second cohort!

Endeavor Launches ScaleUp Program for Female Founders

February 13, 2022

Endeavor, a global network of entrepreneurs and mentors, has officially announced their expansion into Tulsa where they are now officing out of the 36°N Incubator. The organization is moving here with the mission of selecting and supporting Tulsa-based growth-stage founders. They’re already making a splash here in Tulsa by launching the ScaleUp program designed to accelerate the fastest-growing female-led startups.

Meet Our Members: Chris Harvey

January 28, 2022

Meet Chris Harvey, founder of Harvey Media and current Entrepreneur in Residence with Build in Tulsa! Pivoting from his role as the Social Media Director at a mega-church to building multiple businesses, Chris's mission has stayed the same: to launch and grow businesses and brands to the next level. And this is only the beginning!