Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

tech jewelry

Female Founder Makes Mark With Tech Jewelry

Tinsel Founder and CEO Aniyia L. Williams offers an audio accessory that doubles as a beautiful necklace

Tinsel founder/CEO Aniyia L. Williams is transforming tech essentials into fashion accessories, starting with a…

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Brand

A Good Brand is Your Most Valuable Asset

Prominent Latina tech designer from Silicon Valley, Gail Yui, shares must-read secrets of great brands

Check out these 3 must-follow rules for building a good brand by one of the…

By Black Enterprise

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data

Dept. of Labor Suing Google Over Salary and Hiring Practices Data

The tech giant refuses to release information on its employees

The Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Google on Wednesday to get the Internet…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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venture capital

Why I Stopped Raising Venture Capital

I stopped pitching and started building

BE’s Sequoia Blodgett shares her journey into the entrepreneurship tech space after being engulfed in…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Oracle

Long-Time Oracle Staffer Quits After CEO Praises Trump

This Oracle employee bails after executive supports Trump

A member of Oracle’s Cloud division took to LinkedIn to publicly resign after the company’s…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump

4 Things of Note About Trump’s Meeting With Silicon Valley Elite

To have been a fly on the wall for this meeting would've been interesting, to say the least

The meeting between the leaders of the most innovative companies in the world and the…

By Samara Lynn

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Part 2, Jason Town's continues to share his story on how he has helped diversify the venture capitalist sphere

Jason Towns, the founder of Groundwork, tells BE how he got involved in the investment…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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summit

UNCF Holds Its Fourth Annual HBCU I.C.E. Summit

Conference empowers African American student innovators

UNCF is hosting its premier four-day HBCU Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Summit—Nov. 16–19—with the goals…

By Robin White Goode

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dismay

[Hillary] Global and Silicon Valley State of Dismay

Hillary Clinton officially conceded the presidential election to Donald Trump

With emotions high around the world, Hillary Clinton stepped onto the global stage sharing her…

By Nathaniel J.

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Enlightenment

Technically Spiritual: Part 3 – Enlightenment

The new journey—the road to happiness #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, reaches enlightenment through his love for tech and…

By Nathaniel J.

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depression

Technically Spiritual: Part 2 – Depression

The brink of self-destruction and grace’s turning point #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., the Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, shares the brink of his self-destruction and…

By Nathaniel J.

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success

Technically Spiritual: Part 1 – Success

A tech-savvy preacher's kid experiences success while battling depression #digitalGrace

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, shares his story as a tech savvy preacher’s…

By Nathaniel J.

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bias

Kapor Capital Aims to Hack Bias in Silicon Valley

An incredibly diverse group of 70 hackers showed up ready to create a solution.

Startup Weekend Oakland landed at the Kapor Center for Social Impact and focused on the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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tech

Online Courses May Be Your Best Bet to Learn Tech

But you still need college to develop soft skills

Going to a top-tier school might not help you gain in-demand tech skills. Instead, all…

By Robin White Goode

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Jonathan Waldrop

The Patent Troll Hunter: Jonathan Waldrop, Top Silicon Valley Attorney

Jonathan Waldrop is a former engineer turned intellectual property attorney, who represents high-profile clients, including Google, YouTube, and Adobe

A seasoned trial lawyer, Jonathan Waldrop has been involved in a number of high-profile technology…

By Samara Lynn

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hackathon

BE Smart Hackathon Has a Winner!

10 teams learn coding, working with mentors, and more

The challenge? Students were charged with developing an infotainment in-vehicle iOS app within the Ionic…

By Robin White Goode

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Be Smart

BE Smart Hackers Visit Silicon Valley Corporate Sites

10 HBCU teams learn about opportunities in tech

Read how BE Smart hackers visited sponsors AT&T Foundry and LinkedIn, where they learned about…

By Robin White Goode

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tech

How Non-Techies Can Break Into the Tech World

Yes, you can fulfill your dream of conquering Silicon Valley, even if you aren't a techie

Startup Grind is a collective of entrepreneurs and advisors. Here are some great words of…

By Samara Lynn

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