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Alumnify and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Create HBCU Alumni Mobile Platform

Comprehensive social mobile platform will help alumni network and connect

Alumnify is an app that connects high school and college alumni. For TMCF, the company…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

How to Avoid Burnout as a Startup Founder

A few simple strategies can help you stay on track and avoid the seemingly inevitable meltdown

If you are an owner of a new small business or startup founder, here are…

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Institute for Entrepreneurial Advancement Celebrates Expansion

The Virginia Serious Game Institute opens a new space

VSGI is an institute for entrepreneurial advancement. It hosts startups and helps them through their…

By Samara Lynn

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‘On Second Thought’ Messaging App Adoption Soars

On Second Thought, a messaging app from tech entrepreneur Maci Peterson, is a hit with users

Young tech innovator and former Spelman student finds incredible success with her On Second Thought…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

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African Tech Startup Scene Skyrockets

Investment capital has doubled since last year to $26.9 million

There are three key factors for the growing interest in African tech investment: an increased…

By Samara Lynn

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[Op Ed] Peeple App is VC Funding Gone Amok

When black-owned startups have difficulty getting VC dollars, it's maddening when silly apps get millions

The Peeple app is valued in the millions and that’s exactly what’s wrong with VC…

By Samara Lynn

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#CES2016: Call For Technology That Improves Lives

Video contest for start-ups with tech for seniors and the disabled

To enter, start-ups can submit a video of up to three minutes in length to…

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More Minority and Women Semifinalists Announced for One of the Largest Business Competitions in the World

Last year’s winners, two African American women, launched Beta platform for social media productivity app

43 North, one of the biggest business competitions in the world, has selected more women…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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low expectations

Amazon Partners With Startups To Sell Crowdfunded Products

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns.

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New Accelerator and Wi-Fi Network Promises to Jumpstart Newark, NJ with Innovative Startups

Sponsor Audible plans to transform the Brick City by adding innovative solutions and hundreds of jobs

“The fund and the Wi-Fi network are major steps toward establishing Newark as a technology…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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[STUDY] Millennials More Likely to Want to Start a Business But Can’t

Older adults are running successful businesses and employing people

A new study shows that millennials around the globe are 1.6 times more likely to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Reality TV Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

FOX network's Shark Tank-esque show lets entrepreneurs compete for the chance to win $10,000

Produced by Inez Kelley of Kelley Media Marketing, Final Pitch, with its Shark Tank-esque…

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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7 Quick Tips for Starting Your Company Off Strong

How to successfully grow your small business

Here are seven lessons about starting off your company strong.

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5 Best Ways to Get Your Startup Quality Media Coverage

Here are some tips to generate exposure

Every startup craves media attention and press. They know they need it, they just don’t…

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Intel Pledges $125M to Women and Minority Startups

Tech-giant hopes to diversify its portfolio

Intel Capital said it would allocate $125 million over the next few years to bring…

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Why All Startups Need Business Plans

Ensure the success and profitability of your venture

Contrary to popular opinion, business plans are alive and well. Not only do financial folks…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Black man in a suit with a fist full of money

Morehouse College To Increase Pool of Minority Angel Investors

HBCU offers certification program in investing in startups and early stage firms

Historically Black College offers first ever certification program in investing in startups and early stage…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Creative Entrepreneurs Can Compete For $50,000

Creative Startups mentors include musicians, filmmakers, and more

Accelerator program offers mentoring and financing to filmmakers, musicians, visual artists and other creative entrepreneurs.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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