#DrivingInnovation: Twitter Chat Provides Platform for Entrepreneurs to Discuss Diversity in Tech

NewME Accelerator alums participate in BlackEnterprise.com Twitter chat on tech and innovation

Two years after the airing of CNN’s Black in America: The New Promised Land—Silicon Valley, BlackEnterprise.com hosted a Twitter chat, sponsored by Toyota, to discuss diversity in technology. “DrivingInnovation: Diversity in Tech,” which featured co-founder and CEO of NewME Accelerator Angela Benton, branding expert Hajj Flemings, who is founder and CEO of Brand Camp University, as well as co-founder of Student Ventures, Tiffani Bell, CEO and founder of Pencil You In, and Anthony Frasier, co-founder of The Phat Startup and co-founder of Brick City Tech, gathered the inaugural NewME participants to talk about their experience in Silicon Valley, tips to securing seed funding, how to get the next generation motivated about STEM, and what the savvy entrepreneurs have been up to after the series. The Twitter chat provided a platform for tech enthusiasts, startup founders/co-founders and business leaders, among others to discuss the current tech ecosystem, and became a trending topic on Twitter during the hour-long conversation. Check out what chat participants had to say about the tech landscape in our Storify below:

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