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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?

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

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education

A Tech Solution to Education Financing

For those with no credit history, Pay Your Tuition may be able to help

Although I don’t like loan financing and prefer that students look for scholarships as a…

By Robin White Goode

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snap

Thinking About Snapping Up Snap Stock? You May Want to Think Again…

Put down that call to your broker for a minute

It’s always worth considering purchasing shares in a tech startup that goes IPO. However, in…

By Samara Lynn

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startup

Angel Investor’s Epic Twitter Rant About ‘Fake’ Founders in ‘Startup Land’

Angel Investor Jason Calacanis' #realtalk

A piece of Jason Calacanis’ advice for those with a startup: “If you’ve been faking…

By Samara Lynn

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strategy

BMW’s Aggressive Tech Strategy Embraces Startups

Think your startup's tech is good enough for BMW? Consider applying to the BMW Startup Garage

BMW’s strategy to remain competitive is to mentor and partner with startups creating innovative technology…

By Samara Lynn

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startup

10 Ways for Tech Startup Founders to Build Strong Partnerships

A practical, common sense approach to forging business alliances

Tech startup founders often need to partnerships to make their business grow. An exec. from…

By Samara Lynn

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Diversity

The Tech 100: Achtung! Surprises about Diversity in Germany’s Startup Culture

In this edition of The Tech 100: Germans commit to diversity and inclusion in its rapidly-growing tech startup scene

As it tries to establish its own Silicon Valley, Germany is tackling diversity and inclusion…

By Samara Lynn

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BE Global: From Cameroon to Germany’s Tech Startup Industry

Young African ex-pats find opportunity in German's tech startup scene

Germany offers immigrants of color more opportunity and an affordable education than even the United…

By Samara Lynn

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doula

Doula Creates Natural Childbirth App

A Brooklyn Doula brings the ancient practice into the 21st century with her new app

Yasmintheresa Garcia is a doula—a person who assists a woman before, during, and after childbirth.…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

Thousands in Funding Available for Startups with These Programs

There is money out there you may be missing, tech founders

As a tech startup founder you may be aware of angel investors and about pitching…

By Samara Lynn

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startups

Black-Owned Tech Startups Offer Stock Options for Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding offers rewards (and risk) to minority-owned businesses and investors

DreamFunded seeks to minimize financial risk by offering low-cost investments and rigorously vetting the startups…

By Samara Lynn

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kickstarter

This Kickstarter Raised $25,000 in an Hour

Here's their secret to power-crowdfunding

A smart home hub that allows you to control other smart, connected devices with gestures,…

By Samara Lynn

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Lo Toney

The Tao of Lo Toney: Words of Wisdom for Funding a Tech Startup

At TechConneXt, GV venture capitalist Lo Toney delivered some rules for tech startups seeking funding

Acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capitalist Lo Toney, took part in a one-on-one session about how…

By Samara Lynn

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LOVR

Eco-Chic Beauty Tech

All-natural beauty product aficionados have a new digital store from which to shop

Are you the organic, eco-chic aware type ? If so, check out the new online…

By Samara Lynn

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diversity

Urban Co-Lab Releases Austin Startup Diversity Report

Urban Co-Lab's report reveals that, when it comes to minority and women-owned startups, it's business as usual, with little funding or access. But, there is some good news

Urban Co-Lab has released its inaugural 2016 report, Austin Startup Diversity. The report examines the…

By Samara Lynn

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co-working space

How to Choose the Best Co-working Space for Your Tech Startup

If you are thinking of using a co-working space for your startup, you want to be sure to ask these questions

Your startup is your baby, and you want to nurture that baby in a safe,…

By Samara Lynn

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south

Best Co-Working Spaces in the South for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series.

Florida:
Catalyst
Orlando, Florida
Pricing: Starts at $99/month to $425 month for a dedicated office.
Amenities and other info:…

By Samara Lynn

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tech

5 Tech Leaders Who Are Not All That

Technology is wonderful. Sometimes, tech CEOs and leaders, are not.

“…many successful tech leaders get passes on obnoxiousness and sometimes are even rewarded for it…”

By Samara Lynn

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food

We’re Sick to Our Stomachs Over Food Delivery Apps

VCs are full from funding food delivery apps

Who doesn’t love the ease of ordering takeout with a few taps after a hard…

By Samara Lynn

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Have a Great Idea for a Tech Hardware Product? This Accelerator Program Wants to Give You $75,000

A Los Angles-based accelerator wants to help founders and entrepreneurs of color realize their tech hardware dream company.

“There is a big gap in the market for any type of hardware activity in…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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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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