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non-traditional

How to Break Into Startups the Non-Traditional Way

Rubén Harris has a trait that every founder should possess: tenacity. Even with his non-traditional…

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Valerie E. Taylor

Computer Scientist Valerie E. Taylor Receives Distinguished Fellowship

Black female computer scientist is recognized with high honors

Valerie E. Taylor is being honored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for “broadening…

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 12, 2016

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 12, 2016

This week in tech racism looks at a shocking class-action lawsuit brought against mainstream media…

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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: Are Black Women Too Critical of Pantsuit Nation?

Once a hub for progressive women, now the Facebook group has turned into mostly postings of daily good deeds—and some sisters don't like it

I often wonder if Pantsuit Nation’s critics, especially us black women, are being a little…

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

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Amazon Go

The Future of Grocery Shopping is Here

Amazon Go is the new high-tech way to buy milk and bread

Can you imagine going to the supermarket, putting items into your basket, and then walking…

By Samara Lynn

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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airbnb

Jamie Foxx Airbnb’s Miami Mansion

Some cool Airbnb news for a change!

The estate also includes a lounge area and hot tub; stainless steel appliances, a “state…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Advocates side hustles and tech aptitude

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

By Tia Walker

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Bill Gates

Nigerian Engineer Turns Down Job Offer from Bill Gates

But will work with the Gates Foundation to bring jobs to ‘more young Nigerians’

Maybe turning the job down is one thing, but actually telling Gates that you turned…

By Robin White Goode

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President-elect

Want to Boycott All Things Donald Trump? Get Excited ‘Cause There’s an App for That

Here's to making the Trump dump way easier.

The Boycott Trump app, available via iTunes and Google Play, offers users an organized list…

By Black Enterprise

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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strategy

BMW’s Aggressive Tech Strategy Embraces Startups

Think your startup's tech is good enough for BMW? Consider applying to the BMW Startup Garage

BMW’s strategy to remain competitive is to mentor and partner with startups creating innovative technology…

By Samara Lynn

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Americans

Half of Americans Can’t Get Through Holidays Without Smartphones

You probably interact more with your phone than your fam during the holidays

A new report reveals that nearly half of Americans say they can’t make it through…

By Samara Lynn

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African Tech

Germany and African Tech Startups: Partners in Innovation

Germany is lending support to African startups, and, in turn, taps into African innovation

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development outlined several initiatives for empowering tech startups…

By Samara Lynn

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This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 2, 2016

Your weekly guide to the unfortunate use of technology to propagate racism, sexism and the…

By Samara Lynn

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startup

10 Ways for Tech Startup Founders to Build Strong Partnerships

A practical, common sense approach to forging business alliances

Tech startup founders often need to partnerships to make their business grow. An exec. from…

By Samara Lynn

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Germany

The Craziest Tech I Saw in Germany

A look at some of the tech and tech spaces in Germany

Get an inside look at the Hub Conference in Berlin, which featured tech from startups…

By Samara Lynn

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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