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Two Millennials Help Modernize a Historic Black-Owned Bank

Their startup bridges the generation gap between legacy companies and Millennials

Twenty-six is typically not the age when someone is appointed to a bank’s advisory board.…

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Must-Try New App Helps You Make Healthy Delivery and Restaurant Food Choices

Can it help extend black lives while letting us enjoy delicious food?

Order Healthy was created to ensure that we are aware of the nutritional value of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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NCA&T Student, Brandon Long (Image: File)

NCA&T Senior Gets 11 Offers From Top Tech Companies

The NCA&T senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft

The NCA&T Senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft.

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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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Google Just Granted $1 Million to Increase Black Male Presence in Tech

'Students are five times more likely to take an interest in computer science if they often see people who look like them in that field...'

The Hidden Genius Project is an Oakland-based organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black…

By Samara Lynn

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Squire Founders, Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon (Image: 43North)

Squire and Femi Secrets Score over $1 Million at 43North Pitch Competition

Two African American-led founding teams win top prizes

Recently, 43North hosted their annual pitch competition and two African-American led teams came out on…

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DeRay Mckesson and Wayne Sutton (Image: File)

[Video] DeRay Mckesson: Equity vs. Equality in Tech. Which is Fair?

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need and deserve

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need…

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The State of Technology and Culture (Image: Cross Culture Ventures)

Cross Culture Ventures Invests in Technology to Assist with Modern Day Parenting

Startups evolve to accommodate the needs of this new demographic

As new roles evolve, start-ups have evolved to accommodate the growing needs of this new…

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Equity Crowdfunding - multicultural hands raised with dollars to invest

The Best New Way for African Americans to Invest In or Start a Business

A guide to equity crowdfunding

Professors, politicians, and prognosticators have—for years—implored the black community to “take all the money you spend…

By Brandon Andrews

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Trippie App Founder/CEO Ryan Diew Pitches on ABC's Shark Tank

Black Tech Founder on Pitching to the Sharks and Cuban’s Remark on ‘Entitled Millennials’

Millennial entrepreneur receives 'tough love' from the Sharks

Ryan Diew pitched Trippie on the Season 9 premiere of ABC’s Shark Tank. After the…

By Brandon Andrews

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Want to Ace Your Midterms? Study With Real Books and Paper

Research shows that students who take notes by hand and study with actual books do better

“On screens we’re used to scrolling, not to reading linearly. We scroll and scan when…

By Robin White Goode

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Apple’s Denise Young Smith Walks Back “White, Blue-Eyed Men” Diversity Remark

There was backlash, but many also agree with Apple's diversity chief

After receiving backlash particularly across social media, Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, Denise…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can Learn to Code—Without Taking on Debt

New York Code + Design Academy's income share agreement keeps students from incurring debt

Except for those that offer income share agreements—which require little to no cash up front.…

By Robin White Goode

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Black geek advice

Advice From Blerd Entrepreneurs to Their Younger Selves

Shared lessons learned by the people behind Goboiano, Black Girl Nerds, Noir Caesar, BlerDCon, Fanbros, and others shaking up the geek market

Before geek became chic, it was just another synonym for outcast. So as a blerd—a…

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Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko

Black Female-Led Startup Jetpack Takes off With Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Equity crowdfunding can create investing- and wealth-building equity for diverse entrepreneurs

Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko talks about her “last-mile” delivery company and running an…

By Brandon Andrews

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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…

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Jotaka Eaddy VP of Policy, Strategic Engagement & Impact (Image: LendUp)

Jotaka Eaddy Takes on New Role as Vice President of Policy, at LendUp

She's working to improve economic opportunities for those facing financial instability

Eaddy will work to advance policies and partnerships that improve economic opportunities for millions of…

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David Albritton, Executive Director of GM Global Product Development Communications, Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (Image: File)

GM Peppers the Congressional Black Caucus Conference with Tech

GM shows the CBC why it's a tech company that happens to make automobiles

GM is transitioning away from the automotive business and focusing their efforts on a technology…

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Ray J and business partner, Billy Jones with Scoot-E-Bike at the Staples Center (Image: File)

Just What Is Ray J Doing with a Tech Company?

'At some point, you gotta branch out and start taking the money that you make and investing it.'

I sat down with Ray J to find out why he built his company Raytroniks…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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