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Flash Drive

5 Dope Things to Do With a Flash Drive

Don’t get rid of those flash drives lying around. There are a number of ways…

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TV

I Switched to Internet-Only TV; Here’s What It’s Like

Read this and consider the pros and cons of live-streaming television from the web, before cancelling your cable TV subscription

I’ve had Internet TV for 3 months now, and while I was exuberant over “cutting…

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Venture Capital

Is Your Company Ripe for Venture Capital?

It’s best that you know if your company qualifies, so you aren’t wasting time

Many people start businesses that are not ripe for Venture Capital investment. Before you get…

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Venture Capitalist

How to Successfully Pitch a Venture Capitalist in One Minute

Venture capitalist Monique Woodard shares tips on how to pitch a VC

The number one thing that you should know when pitching a VC is that you…

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

Four things to remember when opting to use an international remote development team

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

By Nathaniel J.

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BE The Code - Monique Woodard/Sequoia Blodgett

A Podcast That Provides Tech Industry Advice? Where?!

Black Enterprise uncovers tech gems with 500 Startups Venture Partner Monique Woodard, only on 'BE the Code'

Curious about how to pitch to a venture capitalist or what it means to raise…

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Image: History Channel

The Best of the Best: Where To Go For MLK

Ways to learn about and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this MLK day

A roundup of great online resources about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of…

By Samara Lynn

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tech savvy

5 Ways You Can Instantly Become More Tech Savvy

For the tech-inclined world today, it’s important that all leaders build their IT skills even if they’re not an engineer

Want to become more tech savvy? With so many amazing resources available online and the…

By Black Enterprise

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Tech Skills

5 Tech Skills to Learn in 2017 to Make That Paper

These tech skills are almost guaranteed job security

The New Year is a great time to learn new tech skills. These technologies are…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

Get Your Startup in These Funding Programs, Now!

'Tis the season to apply for funding

F6S—an online network of over 1.5 million tech founders, released its year-end list of funding…

By Samara Lynn

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Gifts

7 Original Digital Holiday Gifts

Some unique gift ideas that don't require wrapping or a bag

Here are seven unique and digital gift ideas that will have everyone calling you the…

By Samara Lynn

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Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott’s 10 Tips for Becoming the Black Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Laugh.ly, outlines how black entrepreneurs can achieve the same level of success as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Leave behind the notion that black people only achieve success on a field or a…

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startup

Angel Investor’s Epic Twitter Rant About ‘Fake’ Founders in ‘Startup Land’

Angel Investor Jason Calacanis' #realtalk

A piece of Jason Calacanis’ advice for those with a startup: “If you’ve been faking…

By Samara Lynn

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Amazon Echo

How to Secure Your New Amazon Echo or Google Home

Take a look at these security tips, if your holiday gifts may include Amazon Echo or another voice assistant

Voice-activated assistants are predicted to be big sellers this holiday season. Here’s great advice on…

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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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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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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tech jobs

Dice Report: 7 Best Cities for Tech Jobs

The top U.S. cities for tech careers

Here are the 7 best cities for tech jobs with some pros and cons from…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

Thousands in Funding Available for Startups with These Programs

There is money out there you may be missing, tech founders

As a tech startup founder you may be aware of angel investors and about pitching…

By Samara Lynn

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mistake

The Worst Money Mistake You’re Making with Your Business

Doing this means you are probably losing money every year

Hard to believe, but many small businesses still only deal mostly with cash. A report…

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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