We’ll cut straight to the chase: tech has a diversity problem. 13% of the UK population is from black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, yet they make up just 4% of the UK tech workforce.
Black History Month: 7 inspiring black leaders in tech
Q&A with Mention Me's co-founders
Andy Cockburn and Tim Boughton reveal their inspiration for Mention Me, how things have changed, and their plans for the future.
10 highlights from the Mention Me Awards 2020
On 1st October, we hosted our first ever virtual Mention Me awards ceremony. It was a brilliant event, packed full of fun facts, outstanding referral marketing campaigns, and even some surprise prizes. Here are our favourite moments from the ceremony.
Revolutionising referral with Ometria
For the first time, brands can promote personalised referral at scale. We’ve partnered with customer marketing platform Ometria to revolutionise the martech space and empower marketers to enhance the customer experience and maximise referral conversions.
Celebrating Pride month 2020
It's Pride month: a time dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities around the world.
While this month won't feature the vibrant and colourful parades typically associated with Pride, that won't make celebrations any less special. At Mention Me, we've shared stories of inspirational figures, held a (remote) Pride pub quiz and donned our favourite rainbow outfits.
Here's how Mentioneers are marking the occasion, why it matters and their advice for supporting the LGBTQ+ community.