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Here’s Why Black Millennial Entrepreneurs Think Gary Vee Is Dope [Video]

Everything was discussed from the Hip-Hop culture’s influence on Entrepreneurship to how Gary could assist…

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This Black Tech Founder Found Alternative Methods to Traditional Fundraising

It was the smartest way to keep his company alive

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

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Left to Right: Songe LaRon and Dave A. Salvant (Image: Squire)

5 Beauty Tech Companies Founded by Black Entrepreneurs

In a world dominated by mobile applications, here are some beauty industry standouts

Squire allows you to book an appointment online at a Barbershop near you.

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

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Why Former NFL Player Mike Brown’s Company Is One That Keeps on Winning

Win-Win enters Batch 20 of 500 Startups, the Stanford of Accelerators.

Winning is an option. See how former NFL player Mike Brown will be taking his…

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How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune in for our new tech podcast, to learn about #AllThingsBlackinTech

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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500 Startups

Recap: 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit LA

A conference that addressed race, sexuality, religion, gender, and growth hacking

I had the pleasure of hosting the 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit and united…

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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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Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

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Technology Luncheon

YouTube Hosts Women of Color in Technology Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in tech came together to share their stories and advice

Some of the biggest names in tech shared their stories and powerful advice at YouTube’s…

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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…

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Black Entrepreneurs Shine During 500 Startups Demo-Ween

From healthcare to religion, these entrepreneurs pitched to take their companies to the next level

500 Startups premiered their Batch 18 companies, but not without the voice of some outstanding…

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500 Startups To Raise $200 Million For Fourth Fund

Co-founder Dave McClure acknowledges Silicon Valley's diversity problem

This year alone McClure has had some tough conversations around Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity…

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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