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This Black Tech Founder Found Alternative Methods to Traditional Fundraising

When Dan Miller, CEO of Level Therapy, found that traditional fundraising methods were not working,…

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Jay Ellis aka Lawrence from Insecure (Image: Ken Franklin)

Lawrence from ‘Insecure,’ aka Jay Ellis, Talks Tech

What can we expect from Woot-Woot in Season 2?

We met up with Ellis at his new restaurant in Beverly Hills and set down…

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How Gebeya Creates IT Professionals and Increases Career Opportunities Across Africa

Gebeya is increasing the African IT talent pool by training and placing software engineers, developers, and designers

Gebeya is nurturing a strong self-sustainable African IT ecosystem by providing advanced practical training to…

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Designs from Africa

Afrikrea Let’s You Shop for Exclusive Fashion From Africa

Walk around sporting a piece of the motherland

What a gem to find out that we can access African trends internationally with very…

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New Twitter Interface

Twitter: Oh You Fancy, Huh?

Twitter updates its platform with a redesign.

Remember all of the icons at the bottom of the screen that you used to:…

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Sequoia Blodgett, Yinka Adegoke, Claude Grunitzky, Larry Madowo, Chayet, Chienin

African Tech Conference Makes a Large Splash in Paris

African entrepreneurs are hell-bent on owning their narrative

“Marketing, branding, and storytelling are so important especially when branding African brands. We have to…

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Boz Is the Wonder Woman Uber (and Diversity in Tech) Needs Now

Boz has got this

Bozoma Saint John is poised to turn Uber’s bad press around, as well as the…

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Sequoia Blodgett, Jason Towns, Courtney Caldwell, Dr. Ty Caldwell

BE Study Guide Series: Fundraising from Startup to Scale up in the Tech Space [Video]

Learn how to generate capital for your business

In both a stage pitch and conversational pitch there are five different things that you…

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Brooklyn Tankard

Bravo TV Star Brooklyn Tankard Turns to Fashion Tech [Video]

"After experiencing it at New York Fashion Week I said, ‘I really want to implement that into my shows," says Tankard

I’m an entrepreneur by nature. It’s in my blood, it’s in my DNA. My entire…

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WOCinTech

3 Tech Scholarships to Apply for Now

There is no excuse to not take advantage of these opportunities

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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Using Technology to Maximize Productivity

These are some apps that I found helpful with pros and cons included

I must have downloaded about 10 scheduling apps but ultimately, I landed on Calendly.

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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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Kwame Thomison

Coffee With: Asana Engineer Kwame Thomison

Meet Kwame Thomison: an Engineering Site Lead at Asana with a B.S. in Information Science from Cornell University

Learn more about the career path of Kwame Thomison, an Engineering Site Lead at Asana…

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black female entrepreneurs

6 Lessons Black Female Entrepreneurs Should Learn Now

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference, which aimed to give black female entrepreneurs…

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career lessons

Coffee With: Airbnb Project Manager Lexi Butler

Meet Lexi Butler, a Standford University graduate who ended up unexpectantly working in the world of tech.

Learn more Lexi Butler, how she landed a job at Airbnb, and how the Standford…

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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