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AfriDate: The Dating App for Black People Worldwide

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

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Sequoia Blodgett, Yinka Adegoke, Claude Grunitzky, Larry Madowo, Chayet, Chienin

African Tech Conference Makes a Large Splash in Paris

African entrepreneurs are hell-bent on owning their narrative

“Marketing, branding, and storytelling are so important especially when branding African brands. We have to…

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Paystack

Nigerian Fintech Startup Lands $1.3 Million in Investments

Paystack exemplifies Africa's booming, tech-driven economy

The funds will go to building out Paystack’s engineering team in Lagos, Nigeria, expanding business…

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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BE Global: From Cameroon to Germany’s Tech Startup Industry

Young African ex-pats find opportunity in German's tech startup scene

Germany offers immigrants of color more opportunity and an affordable education than even the United…

By Samara Lynn

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

By Samara Lynn

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

By Samara Lynn

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Tammah

Tech Innovator of the Week: Tammah Founder Nnamdi Ejiogu

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American/African diaspora tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Nnamdi Ejiogu, Founder of Tammah.

“The mainstream media’s portrayal of Africa is mostly myopic,” says Nnamdi Ejiogu. “Well meaning, but…

By Samara Lynn

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Mississippi Could be the Next Silicon Valley

Could a state in the Deep South become the next Silicon Valley?

“… the state is ideal for creating innovation centers for drone manufacturing and also for…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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