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IndieGoGo

IndieGogo Just Did Something Big for Equity Investors

The popular rewards-based crowdfuding website partners with online venture capital enterprise to offer equity-based crowdfunding

The fundraising website IndieGoGo is partnering with MicroVentures, an online venture capital platform, to open…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Nov. 14, 2016

Incidents of racial, gender, and other harassment have been on the uptick since the election…

By Samara Lynn

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Central Florida

University of Central Florida Uses Innovation to Serve Students

Gates Foundation recognizes UCF’s culture of improvement

Allan Golston, president of the Gates Foundation’s U.S. program, recently wrote about the innovative work…

By Robin White Goode

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personal wealth

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job

Here's how to boost earnings at your current job without having to get another degree.

Chris Daniel, PMP equips today’s leaders to earn six figures with powerful skills that boost…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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emergency savings fund

How To Build Your Emergency Savings Fund

The do's and don'ts of building up your emergency cash reserves

It’s the first rule of wealth building: Pay yourself first. Here are key dos and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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national day

Young Black Professionals Host National Day of Empowerment

The NULYP are making our dollars and our voice count by supporting black businesses

On Saturday, November 19, the National Urban League Young Professionals chapters nationwide will engage in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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robotics

Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots

He's infusing virtual reality and robotics to make an awesome new gaming experience

A Nigerian, Millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump

Tech (and Other) Companies with Trump Affiliations

The tech startups and other companies supporting the President-elect may surprise you

Since the election, many are looking closely at the Trump family’s business ventures. Some are…

By Samara Lynn

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Economic Revolution

Time For An Economic Revolution: Calling All Blacks, Latinos, Muslims, Jews, LGBT People

Those of us seen as outsiders this election must collectively exercise financial muscle

We witnessed how societal privileges played out in our political arena during the 2016 presidential…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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for-profit

For-Profit Stocks Rise With Trump’s Election

Predatory schools happy to see Republicans in charge

You may not be surprised to learn that the day after the election, for-profit stocks…

By Robin White Goode

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Tailored Suit

Every Business Man Needs a Tailored Suit

Every woman needs a little black dress just like every business man needs a tailored suit

Julian Eison, talks to Black Enterprise about the importance of his company, Eison Triple Thread,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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CodeCrew

CodeCrew Equips Underserved Kids With STEM Training

Kids ages eight to 17 learn how to code

What is CodeCrew? Founded by Egwuekwe, Petya Grady, and Audrey Jones, CodeCrew teaches middle and…

By Robin White Goode

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summit

UNCF Holds Its Fourth Annual HBCU I.C.E. Summit

Conference empowers African American student innovators

UNCF is hosting its premier four-day HBCU Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Summit—Nov. 16–19—with the goals…

By Robin White Goode

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stressed

10 Signs That You’re About to Be Fired

A guide to reading the writing on the wall

If these 10 things are happening to or around you, there is a great possibility…

By Safon Floyd

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Comcast

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Comcast

Here's how Comcast NBCUniversal Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts is cultivating an inclusive environment at the media company

Here we’d like to highlight Comcast NBCUniversal, the cable and broadcast television company, and what…

By Lisa Fraser

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#BuyBlack hostess gifts

#BuyBlack Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

5 ways to be a thoughtful guest and support black business at the same time

Be a thoughtful guest this holiday season and support black business at the same time…

By Alisa Gumbs

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pop

Black-Owned Company Launches Inaugural Pop-Up Event

Here's a way to not only support black brands, but also get eclectic, precious, one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family just in time for the holiday season

Black-Owned Market launches inaugural Pop-Up in Brooklyn, a destination event where people can shop conveniently…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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paths

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

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activities

5 Team Bonding Activities Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

These collaborative exercises will help unify your company culture

One tried-and-true method for making your team more cohesive is having them participate in team…

By Black Enterprise

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sleep vacation

How To Take A Sleep Vacation like a CEO

A weekend devoted to your ultimate self-care, no people, and no problems

Can you imagine 3 nights of restorative, nourishing, relaxing sleep with nowhere to go, no…

By Maryann Reid

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How To

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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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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