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Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding ‘Yes We Code’, and More

To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it…

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Admit It; Some of You Will Spend $1,000 for Apple’s New iPhone

Has Apple gone too far?

Many industry watchers are predicting Apple will unveil the latest iPhone—with an unprecedented price tag…

By Samara Lynn

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Helps Power Villages in Malawi

Her investment will power 10 villages

“From an investment perspective, emerging markets like Malawi have a ton of opportunity and upside…

By Kandia Johnson

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Teen Tech Author, Sasha Alston, Globally Inspires Girls to Code

This teen learned to love STEM and then passed that loved on

Sasha Alston’s ultimate mission is to further the culture of science, technology, engineering, and math,…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male Students (Image: Ross Knight Photography)

Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3-D printing and the internet of things

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3D printing and the Internet…

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6 Black Trailblazers Changing the Miami Tech Landscape With Power Moves

These tech leaders are as hot as the Miami weather

Thanks to a trailblazing group of black entrepreneurs, Miami can add technology and innovation to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Bae App Proves Acquisitions Are the Name of The Game in Tech

How the Bae app is growing its dating platform after it was acquired by another dating app

After seeing the buzz and marketing genius surrounding Bae, Tagged decided that the founders Brian…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Bye, Siri and ‘HelloAlice’: How Black Women Can Use This New Tech for Business Success

AI platform could help level playing field for #BlackGirlMagic in business

Here are three ways HelloAlice can balance the scales of success for women entrepreneurs, including…

By Janell Hazelwood

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S.T.E.M. Stars

S.T.E.M. Stars Is a Cloud Platform to Teach Kids STEM and Business Skills

A new, high-tech way to teach kids STEM and business

STEM STARS is a unique STEM training platform that teaches K-12 student science & technology…

By Chanel Martin

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The Black Attorney Working Behind the Scenes to Keep Uber Accessible

"I'm passionate about creating opportunities for financing for individuals who may otherwise be overlooked."

“There have been some down moments for the company, but what you don’t usually hear…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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Amazon’s Takeover of Whole Foods and the Implications for Black America’s Health

Amazon's inevitable supermarket disruption can help people in inner-cities and rural areas

How this purchase can be a game-changer for communities of color making high-quality, fresh food…

By Samara Lynn

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Powerful Tech Influencers Descend Upon Haiti

Speakers included execs from leading tech companies like Uber, Facebook, Google, and Airbnb

Closing the evening out was a very noteworthy conversation that was translated from French to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Sista Circle

The Women in Tech Group That’s All About Action

Sista Circle was created to give black women a safe space to fellowship

Sista Circle was created by Alexandria Butler, who holds the title of project manager at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Top 3 Social Media Small Business Mistakes

Your business Facebook is not the same as your personal Facebook

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Social media is a breeding ground for poor marketing because of its dynamic…

By Sherron Washington

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New Program Molds HBCU Students into Tech Investors

Teaching black students the skills to become savvy venture capitalists

An entrepreneur and co-founder of the Black Founders has launched HBCU.vc, a new program to teach students at the…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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I Just Judged My First Black Girls Code Hackathon

Black Girls Code offers a look at what a diversified tech industry could bring the world

Last Sunday, I was asked to judge a Black Girls Code hackathon. The event, hosted by…

By Samara Lynn

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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,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Xavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer

Could this be a cure for cancer?

Last month Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students…

By Robin White Goode

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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