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Tech Innovator of the Week: Dez White, State Safe Stop

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American 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: Dez White, founder of State Safe Stop.

Dez White’s latest tech startup is State Safe Stop, an app to assist during contact…

By Samara Lynn

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An ‘Over-the-Top’ African American Tech Entrepreneur

Andre Swanston co-founded the company Tru Optik which creates intelligence and analytical software for media and entertainment companies.

Fact: African Americans are 30% more likely to consume OTT entertainment than other demographics. OTT…

By Samara Lynn

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Musician Ryan Leslie says his SuperPhone app lets him manage conversations with fans from his phone. (Image: File)

The Road to TechConneXt: Ryan Leslie

"The Road to TechConneXt" is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: music superstar and technologist, Ryan Leslie.

It’s very likely that you know of Ryan Leslie, the prominent recording artist and music…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American 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: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

By Samara Lynn

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Mixle is Like ‘Match.com’ for Business

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events.

By Samara Lynn

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Claim It! App Founder Got Idea for App While Living on the Streets

From homeless to launching an app that's valued at millions of dollars, Ali Abdullah is an American success story

Ali Abdullah finds success with a brilliant tech marketing idea.The app is Claim It! and…

By Samara Lynn

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Go West, Young Professional, to Attend Black Enterprise’s Silicon Valley Summit

TechConneXt presents opportunities to make connections among the best and brightest in the black tech community from Silicon Valley and beyond

TechConneXt presents opportunities to make connections among best and brightest in the black tech community…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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11 Venture Capital Sources Taking Notice of Black Tech Founders

Forums and funds that target minority entrepreneurs

These venture capital sources are targeting minority tech founders. Check them out.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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