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Why Your Male Dominated Tech Startup Isn’t Sustainable (and How to Diversify)

Five reasons why diversifying your tech startup can benefit your business

When someone tells you they work for a tech startup, you probably picture boys’ club…

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5 Lessons Startups Can Learn From the Porn Industry

Online porn is a billion-dollar industry, but not just because sex sells

The online porn industry is highly innovative when it comes to tech and web presence.…

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Timbaland Invests in New Tech Company That Lets You ‘Feel’ Sound

Timbaland backs company with an innovative way to let users experience sound throughout their body

“SubPac is a game changing experience for both artists and fans,” said Timbaland

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Fast Track Your Tech Startup

Rapport and relationships are the crux of everything

Here are some facts to help dispel any trepidation when fast tracking your tech startup.

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Growing Your Tech Startup? Find a Community Outside of Silicon Valley

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup.

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Building an Extraordinary Team: The Heart of the Matter

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he built his team

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he…

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[VIDEO] Fast Track Your Tech Startup at Entrepreneurs Summit

Learn how co-working spaces, tech hubs, and accelerators can lead to funding

Director of Business Development for American Underground, Jesica Avehart, and President of PowerMoves NOLA, Earl…

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Black-Owned Business Receives Largest ‘Shark Tank’ Tech Funding in Show’s History

D.C-based tech fitness company Nexercise negotiates $1.5 million deal

Shark Tank ‘shark’ Mark Cuban invests largest sum in show’s history in Sworkit app.

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Drake Invests in New Tech Startup Omni

Drake becomes an investor in a new San Francisco tech startup called Omni

Drake, other celebs invest in Omni, a new tech startup that want to lighten your…

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Study: Startups More Likely to Have Crazier Company Names

What exactly is an Etsy, anyway?

An interesting takeaway from the study: 75% of the companies founded prior to 2012 had…

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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Mississippi App Guru Sheena Allen to Appear in New Documentary ‘She Started It’

Serial app creator offers advice on what it takes to achieve tech success

“I am a triple-whammy when it comes to tech. I’m female, I’m black, and I’m…

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Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education

CEO of BOLD Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tool to help students and parents navigate the admissions process

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…

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Tech Startup of the Week: Black Girls Code Puts the T Back in STEM

Founder Kimberly Bryant has helped more than 800 girls (and a few boys) develop a marketable skill

Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week is Kimberly Bryant’s Black Girls Code. Bryant has…

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Zuhairah Scott Washington founded Kahnoodle, an iPhone/iPod app to help couples have fun while working on their relationship.

Tech Startup of the Week: Kahnoodle, An App to Keep Love Alive

Zuhairah Scott Washington employs gamification to teach couples how to make each other happy

Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week is Kahnoodle, an iPhone/iPod app that uses gamification…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Hundreds applied to the FOCUS100 Pitch-It Competition, but only four made the cut. These four promising start-ups founded/co-founded by black women proved to be the main attraction, not only because of their live products, but because of their experience, education, passion, and business acumen under pressure. All of the winners received coaching sessions with Jeanne Sullivan of Starvest Partners and Lauren Maillan Bias of Gen Y Capital. But only one stood victorious. The winner walked away with:


- Finalist status for TechStars NYC 2013 session


- A Non-Pitch Meeting with Andreessen Horowitz, and


- A Meeting with Comcast Ventures.


Can you guess who won?
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Women Tech Startups Win Big at Pitch Competition [Gallery]

Four finalists lay it all on the table for VC Investors at the DigitalUnDivided #FOCUS100 Pitch Bootcamp & Symposium

Four female finalists from the #FOCUS100 Pitch-It competition demonstrate their unique mobile and new media…

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Skip the objective. Objectives are outdated and rarely used in today’s world of professional resume writing. The purpose of the objective was to tell employers what you were seeking, i.e. “a challenging sales position.” Instead, the objective has now been replaced with a career profile or a summary of qualifications which tells employers exactly what you have to offer, i.e. “accomplished professional with 10 years sales experience.” Your resume should include a concise yet quality career profile which clearly indicates what you have to offer, rather than just what you desire. Employers are far more attracted to a candidate who actually brings something to the table.

Startup Savvy: 5 High-Paying Opportunities for Job Seekers

You don't have to be a technie to land a gig at the next Facebook

You don’t have to be a technie to land a gig at the next Facebook.…

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The Startup Phase: Steps to Launching a Tech Company

Six tools and resources to get your company up and running

So you’re great with computers, love the latest apps and often advise friends on what…

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