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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

Recently, the Black Professional Network brought a community of individuals together to celebrate Black Excellence…

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff Uses Technology to Bypass Traditional Record Label Distribution

Using Stem created a level of transparency that does not exist in the music industry

Recently DJ Jazzy Jeff released a new project, “Chasing Goosebumps” but the only difference this…

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WeDC

#WeDC Makes Major Push to Put D.C. Startups on the Map

We want to see people start and grow their businesses in D.C. Period.

Black Enterprise spoke to several key players involved in WeDC’s new initiative to become a…

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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

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digital access

Ensuring Digital Access for All in 2017

A historic milestone for low-income and minority communities

Free data is one way we can strengthen our digital equality agenda and fill the…

By John Burnett

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African Technology Foundation

African Technology Foundation Premieres ‘Venture’

Doc highlights founders' experience from the continent to Silicon Valley

Recently Lions@Africa and The African Technology Foundation, in association with Bootup Africa premiered their film,…

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Christine Souffrant Ntim

Startup Grind: The One Talk Worth the $750 Ticket Price

Learn 100 Random Hacks to Scale a Startup in 6 Months

After enjoying several talks throughout the day at the Startup Grind Global Conference including the…

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Growth Hacking

Improve Engagement on Your Instagram Page With Growth Hacking

How to hack your way to lead generation

Growth hacking is a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels to identify the most…

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Entrepreneur Kathryn Finney Discusses How Economic Parity Can Be Achieved With Technology

The founder of the Atlanta-based organization digitalundivided and creator of the BIG Innovation Center explains how people of color can achieve economic parity via the tech industry

As you know, February is Black History month. I know most of you have been…

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Black Excellence

BPN Celebrates Black Excellence and Achievement in the Bay

It's time we support our leaders of tomorrow

The Black Professional Network (BPN) gets behind the Black Girls CODE initiative by celebrating Black…

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Oakland Startup Network

Kapor Center Helps Launch Startup Network

New initiative enacted to support Oakland-based entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities

Recently, the Kapor Center for Social Impact, Devlabs, and the City of Oakland announced the launch…

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inequality

Inequality in Tech May be Worse Than We Thought

More gloom and doom about diversity and inclusion in tech, but there are those working to solve.

Despite a $1.2 billion investment to diversify the tech talent pipeline and create minority-friendly environments,…

By Samara Lynn

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Gary Vaynerchuk

I Have a Gary Vaynerchuk Obsession and You Should, Too!

Gary Vaynerchuk's not just a tech investor, he's your virtual mentor.

We typically cover African-Americans in Business but, for this, I had to make an exception…

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

#BlackSTEMLikeMe Takes Over the Impact Hub

"I had the opportunity to speak with an astronaut, a physician, and a scientist. All Women of Color," said the Hidden Figure's actress, Karan Kendrick

An evening immersed in the likes of entrepreneurs, astronauts, NSBE leaders and students, the #BlackSTEMLikeMe…

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winning

Why Former NFL Player Mike Brown’s Company Is One That Keeps on Winning

Win-Win enters Batch 20 of 500 Startups, the Stanford of Accelerators.

Winning is an option. See how former NFL player Mike Brown will be taking his…

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Hustlers

Hustlers Make the Best Entrepreneurs

Marlon Nichols, founder and general partner of Cross Culture Ventures, wants to know, "do you have hustle?"

Marlon Nichols, General Manager of Cross Culture Ventures, shares the character traits he looks for…

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Leslie Miley

Slack’s Former Director of Engineering, Leslie Miley, is a Man of His Word

“We need to allocate money and build campuses in more diverse cities”, says Miley

In November of 2016, Black Enterprise spoke with Leslie Miley, the then VP of Engineering…

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African

How ADIS is Empowering the African Community

It is very clear that the entrepreneurs on the continent are all about uplifting and empowering the community

Over the weekend, hundreds of people gathered from the motherland to discuss how to increase…

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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