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May 14, 2019

2nd HUE Tech Summit Seeks to Empower Women of Color in Tech

The HUE Tech Summit took place in Philadelphia earlier this month, kicking off Philly’s 9th annual Tech Week. Launched in 2018 by technologist Jumoke Dada, HUE […]
May 10, 2019

A New Bill Aims to Force Illinois’ Largely White, Male Corporate Boards to Diversify

Some of Illinois’ largest companies would have to take a critical look at who’s calling the shots in their boardrooms if a bill making its way […]
May 3, 2019

Exclusive: Culture Shift Labs Launches Pioneering Health & Wellness Database Focused on Diverse Talent

Management consulting firm Culture Shift Labs (CSL) has launched a groundbreaking initiative to shake up the healthcare ecosystem. Andrea Hoffman, CEO of CSL and a leading […]
April 29, 2019
Atlanta Startup Battle 6.0

Atlanta Startup Battle 6.0 Crowns Two Winners For 100K Investments

In its sixth iteration, Atlanta Startup Battle awarded not one but two companies $100,000 each. The event was the culmination of a competition that narrowed down […]
April 18, 2019
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Atlanta Tech Village Kicks Off Inaugural Pitch Atlanta Conference

Investors from across the country descended on Atlanta Monday for the first-ever Pitch Atlanta event. The invite-only gathering at Atlanta Tech Village connected some of the […]
April 12, 2019
Bishop T.D. Jakes headlines Black Enterprise’s inaugural SOAR

Bishop T.D. Jakes headlines Black Enterprise’s inaugural SOAR Empowerment Series in Atlanta

Attendees who traveled into Atlanta from across the country were encouraged to rise to their highest potential at the inaugural SOAR Empowerment Series over the weekend. […]
April 9, 2019
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Meet Oust Labs First Accelerator Graduate, Music Tech Startup MXD

Oust Labs has graduated its first startup through its recently launched accelerator program. Music tech platform MXD has just hit the market to provide quality audio mixing […]
April 1, 2019
Ascend2020 Demo Day Cohort 2

Ascend2020 Showcases Next Generation of Disruption from Minority Founders at Cohort 2 Demo Day

Ascend2020 has debuted its second pre-accelerator cohort at Morehouse College. Thirty startups took to the stage for Demo Day, a culmination of an extensive six-month program that […]
April 1, 2019
Meet the Latino Gabriel Cid Disrupting Real Estate Investing to Build Wealth for the Rising Middle Class

Meet the Latino Disrupting Real Estate Investing to Build Wealth for the Rising Middle Class

Gabriel Cid is a serial entrepreneur with a penchant for property investment. The Chilean native has an enviable reputation in South America. He has built a […]
March 27, 2019
Founders Present at SXSW Black Girl Ventures Pitch Contest

Impressive Founders Pitch ‘Black Girl Ventures’ at SXSW

The annual SXSW conference is always an interesting affair. With its multiple tracks for music, film and interactive, this year there were plenty of opportunities to discuss diversity, […]