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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…

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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…

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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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Google

Google Opening Lab in Oakland to Grow Black Engineers

Google is extending beyond the familiarity of Silicon Valley into Oakland, C.A.

In an effort to create more engineers and entrepreneurs of color, sources say Google is…

By Samara Lynn

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Silicon Valley

How 3 Friends Brought Together 500 Silicon Valley Interns

How Paul Hammond and Lusenii Kromah helped black tech interns connect in Silicon Valley

Find out how 3 friends who couldn’t find the network that they were envisioning, created…

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Slack

The Road to TechConneXt: Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

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: legendary tech Founder and Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield.

Perhaps no technological advancement has contributed more to the decline of email, changing the way…

By Samara Lynn

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Apple

Gains in Diversity at Apple Even Please Rev. Jesse Jackson

Apple releases its latest diversity statistics, the number of women and minorities increases

Apple made gains in the number of its women and minority hires, according to its…

By Samara Lynn

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Venture Capitalist

Technically Incorrect: Tech Needs Obama as Venture Capitalist

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

The rumors have been flying fast and furiously: Post-presidency, President Obama may head to Silicon…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Accused of Age Discrimination

Google gets hit with several age discrimination lawsuits

A 60-year-old man and 50-year-old woman have filed separate lawsuits accusing Google of discriminating against…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

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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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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