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3 Tech Scholarships to Apply for Now

Here are three programs currently offering scholarships that will give you the coding or entrepreneurial…

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Draper University

Draper University Offers Scholarships to Increase Diversity

If you are eager to get your foot in the door of Silicon Valley, look no further than Draper University

If you are adventurous and a risk taker, and ready to dive headfirst into the…

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Deborah Olivia Farmer, Carl West, Thomas K.R. Stovall, Dr. Lance McCarthy, Ray Lewis, Ann Marie, Star Cunningham

Thomas Stovall creates #ImBlackInTech [VIDEO]

As if having a fully functioning startup isn’t enough, Stovall recently started an equally impressive organization

The organization recently partnered with Chicago 1000, a branch of an organization called, Global 1000,…

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

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RYSE TV Promo

Introducing RYSE: The Multicultural VOD Network [VIDEO]

RYSE CEO Jay Jackson and CTO Mike Felix, talk about why there is a need for on-demand video content that specifically caters to people of color

Blerds, the dramedy that follows the struggles and victories of a sometimes awkward, yet driven…

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Forward: The Doctor’s Office of the Future [VIDEO]

Typically, everything in the healthcare system is set up to be reactive instead of proactive, but that's all about to change thanks to Forward

Forward is meant to be preventative and forward thinking, hints the name.

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uber

Diversity in Silicon Valley and an Uber Engineer’s Suicide

Silicon Valley desperately needs mental health innovation

Due to rapid growth demands capped out at billion-dollar valuations, it seems that employees are…

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Amanda Gorman

One 19-year-old’s Journey from Special Needs to Acclaimed ‘Genius’

Despite being born with special needs, 19-year-old Amanda Gorman is an Ozy Genius Award winner who is now using virtual reality to change society

Amanda Gorman became an Ozy Genius Award winner from pitching her idea to create a…

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Afrobytes

Afrobytes Tech Conference Aims to Change the African Narrative

Other cultures have populated the continent, yet African Americans have been slower to adapt

If African-Americans don’t own this bridge, we will be left behind.

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Angela Benton/NewMe Accelerator

Angela Benton moves NewMe Accelerator from Silicon Valley to Miami

After reframing her business model, Benton decided to move shop

Having a one-week accelerator model blended without an equity stake has proven to be a…

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Huddle Ventures

Huddle Ventures Sends 100 Students to SXSW

What happens when 100 students from HBCU’s across America descend on the city of Austin for SXSW?

Huddle Ventures, Rodney Sampson and partners Derrick Morgan and Michael Petterson brought a massive group…

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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

The Black Professional Network and Breaking Into Startups is about to show you

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

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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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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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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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#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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BE The Code - Monique Woodard/Sequoia Blodgett

A Podcast That Provides Tech Industry Advice? Where?!

Black Enterprise uncovers tech gems with 500 Startups Venture Partner Monique Woodard, only on 'BE the Code'

Curious about how to pitch to a venture capitalist or what it means to raise…

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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