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This Young Black Robotics Engineer and CEO Just Landed a Sweet Deal with Apple

Reach Robotics will sell its line of MekaMon real-life gaming robots in Appleā€™s flagship U.S.…

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Wayne Sutton (Image: Creative Startups)

What Happens When Companies Create a Diverse Workforce?

Diverse companies have higher productivity, low turnover, and are more profitable.

According to Wayne Sutton of Change Catalyst, “diverse companies have higher productivity, low turnover and…

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Shelly Bell (Image: Black Girl Vision)

5 Women of Color Making D.C. The Next Impact Tech Hub

'Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful changemakers.'

“Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful…

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WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups

WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu shares why equity crowdfunding is right for his startup empowering millennial…

By Brandon Andrews

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Black Girl Magic

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

African American women have a gripping influencing in mainstream culture, proving our magic is limitless

African American women are the driving force behind the total black buying power, which is…

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General Motors volunteers help 2nd - 6th grade students at Detroit International Academy Tuesday, September 12, 2017 during a STEM-focused activity in celebration of the GM - Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Catapults Launch of Black Girls Code Detroit Chapter

New opportunities for BGC after pushback of Uber donation

Recently another grant surfaced, along with several other offers allowing the company to raise well…

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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Title III, Regulation CF rules, allows a private company to raise money from anyone through equity crowdfunding

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Helps Power Villages in Malawi

Her investment will power 10 villages

“From an investment perspective, emerging markets like Malawi have a ton of opportunity and upside…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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week

This Week in Tech Racism: January 16-21, 2017

Some ugly tech stories with a racist twist from this week

This week, Oracle gets sued for discrimination; BLM sends a digital SOS; Facebook is lax…

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This Week in Tech Racism: January 8-14, 2017

The racism-in-tech roundup for the week of January 8-14, 2017

This week’s edition looks at how many black San Francisco natives are shut out of…

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Black Female Chemist

How This Black Female Chemist is Helping to Solve Sex Crimes

Dr. Candice Bridge's research can help catch criminals even without much DNA evidence

The Ph.D. who is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF), was…

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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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