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Entrepreneur Launches Hip Online Platform for Tech-Savvy Women

Dada says the online platform is needed because there is a rising number of women…

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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…

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Diversity and Inclusion Tech Panel (Image: Nobel Women)

Actionable Steps to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Improving diversity in Silicon Valley requires a multi-pronged approach

“I think it would serve us better to infiltrate multiple levels of Silicon Valley in…

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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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New Program Offers $40,000 to Black-Owned Tech Startups in Maryland (Details Here)

This is a last-minute deadline—extended to July 14th!

Entrepreneurs can qualify for financing if they have an idea to create a tech firm…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Defiant Ones

And the ‘Beats’ Goes On: Allen Hughes’ Intimate Portrait of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Allen Hughes discusses creating the four-part HBO docuseries featuring mega moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, filmmaker Allen Hughes elaborates on how and why…

By Jordan Willard

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Amazon

Amazon Prime Day to Offer Big Deals and Discounts

Amazon kicks off its annual 30-hour shopping sales bonanza on Monday

For the third straight year, Amazon will celebrate its loyal customers by kicking off Prime…

By Selena Hill

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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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User Interface (Image: Gebeya)

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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Tamar Huggins

This Woman Is on a Mission to Increase the Number of Women and Minorities in STEM

Learn more about how Tamar Huggins is helping to increase STEM-related opportunities for minorities and people of color

Tamar Huggins is working to empower 10,000+ educators across the country to teach coding and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Meet Twitter’s New VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Candi Castleberry Singleton

The third black woman in about a month rises to prominence in Silicon Valley

Despite these black women in high-profile, executive roles in Silicon Valley, the tech industry’s diversity…

By Samara Lynn

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AfriDate: The Dating App for Black People Worldwide

Bringing love to the African diaspora through tech

Created in response to a lack of culture-specific matchmaking resources, the Afridate app strives to…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Landing Page (Image: LaborX)

LaborX Matches Underrepresented Candidates to Tech Jobs

A talent marketplace for graduates of innovative training programs and companies looking to expand and diversify their talent pipeline

“LaborX solves the big gap that companies have in finding qualified talent, diverse talent, in…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

By Robin White Goode

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Pitch Investors

The New Way to Pitch Investors? Live Video

Gone are the days of having to meet an investor in his office

Pitch Investors Live, is a mobile application that connects entrepreneurs to angel investors looking to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Ray J

Ray J Expands Raytroniks E-Bike Distribution

Custom electric scooter bikes now available at Neiman Marcus and more

Ray J launched a new digital business, Raytroniks Inc., that retails electric scooter bikes featuring…

By Daron Pressley

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Chase Jarvis, Bo Ghirardelli, Sir Richard Branson, Luvvie Ajayi, Jamie Siminoff (Image: Facebook/Virgin Mobile USA)

Sir Richard Branson Unveils Virgin Mobile’s New Apple Partnership

"We love disrupting industries," said Branson

In addition to that, by joining the Inner Circle you have opportunities to get a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Google

Ne-Yo Discusses the Fine Line Between Tech and Entertainment

Sponsored by Google, this ABFF panel focused on how the tech industry can better reach and appeal to minority youth, among other things

Google sponsored a panel discussion at the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) that addressed…

By Selena Hill

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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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