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Moovn

Moovn, a Black-Owned Version of Uber, is Making Strides Despite Challenges

Moovn is one such startup that has the distinction of being black-owned. Godwin Gabriel launched…

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Ethnically Diverse Tech Founders

Austin to Host Newest Crop of Ethnically Diverse Tech Founders

These tech founders will be in what is arguably the hottest tech hub outside of Silicon Valley

“I’m proud and excited for this second group of founders as we create positive change…

By Samara Lynn

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pull up a seat

She Made the Uber of Home-Cooked Food

And she coded the app at the center of her new business, on her own

If you could use an app to find home-cooked meals nearby and have that food…

By Samara Lynn

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black founders

10 of the Best Apps From Black Founders in 2016

Some of the best apps this year from black tech founders

Rather than seeking to get hired, some techies created their own opportunities. Here are our…

By Samara Lynn

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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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Zume Pizza

Conquering the Pizza Industry with Her Robot Army

Tech entrepreneur Julia Collins is using robots to deliver fresh made pizzas in Silicon Valley

Julia Collins, along with her co-founder Alex Garden, launched Zume PIzza in Silicon Valley that…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

[WATCH] Black Tech Founders Demo Products and Services at TechConneXt Innovation Lab

Black tech founders showcase their companies at Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Tech Summit

Several companies including FedEx as well as black-owned tech startups demonstrated a wide range of…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech

Tech Innovator of the Week: Brock Christoval, CEO, Flyspan

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: Brock Christoval, CEO and Co-founder of Flyspan

Flyspan will provide exciting demonstrations of its cutting-edge drone technology at Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit…

By Samara Lynn

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It’s Like Kickstarter for Bail Money

Need bail money? Launch a crowdfunding campaign with Help Bond Me

You’ve been arrested. You could bail out, but you have no money to do so…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator of the Week: Sherrell Dorsey, Founder of ‘The Plug’

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: Sherrell Dorsey, founder of The Plug and content creator.

Sherell Dorsey has always had a passion for technology. However, when reading tech news, something bothered…

By Samara Lynn

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Entrepreneur

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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Tech Entrepreneur

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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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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KleanCollar

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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Adekunle Ayodele

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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Ali Abdullah

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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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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