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February 28, 2019
500 Startups is Building Diverse Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Miami

500 Startups is Building Diverse Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Miami

500 Startups is hosting the 2019 Unity and Inclusion Summit in Miami next week to address the state of diversity in the tech startup ecosystem. The […]
February 21, 2019
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Sian Morson Joins UrbanGeekz Editorial Team As VC Columnist

Multi-talented investor, startup advisor, and successful entrepreneur Sian Morson has joined UrbanGeekz as our first ever Venture Capital columnist. Sian will dish out advice to entrepreneurs […]
February 19, 2019

Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta Kick Off 2nd Students2Startups Program

After a successful pilot program, Students2Startups is back again opening up the second round of applications for paid internships in Summer 2019. Spearheaded by Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta the […]
February 7, 2019
Collab LLC founders: Jewel Burks Solomon, Partpic; Justin Dawkins, Goodie Nation; and Barry Givens Monsieur, Monsieur

New Venture to Propel Black Tech Ecosystem Launches In Atlanta

The black tech ecosystem is poised to become a formidable force with the launch of a brand new venture aimed at increasing the success rates of […]
January 17, 2019
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Arlan Hamilton Talks Disruption alongside other Innovators at CES 2019

Arlan Hamilton is arguably one of the most sought-after VCs on the speaker circuit right now. In just three years Hamilton has put her venture fund […]
January 9, 2019
CES 2019 Officially Kicks Off

CES 2019 Officially Kicks Off In Las Vegas

Techies from across the globe have descended on Las Vegas for the largest tech event on the planet. The mammoth operation includes more than 4,500 exhibitors, […]
January 3, 2019

Latina Founder Launches Wallbreakers to Disrupt Hiring Process For Black & Latinx Tech Talent

Andrea Guendelman is best known for spearheading BeVisible, the first and only career platform connecting Latinx professionals. Since its inception in 2015, BeVisible Latinx has made great […]
December 12, 2018
Race and Education Talk At Google Atlanta Spotlights How to Close The Education Gap for Tech Talent

Race & Education Talk At Google Atlanta Highlights Education Gap In EdTech

At the rate that Atlanta is going, the majority of job-seeking applicants won’t have the necessary skills to compete in a competitive job market. That’s the […]
December 5, 2018

Oprah, Beyoncé And Serena Williams Make Forbes List Of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

It’s that time of year again. Forbes has just released its 2018 list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women on the planet across all spheres, […]
November 28, 2018
Facebook has a "Black People Problem" says Former Facebook Exec

Facebook has a “Black People Problem” says Former Facebook Exec

The following memo was written and circulated by former Facebook executive Mark S. Luckie to all of Facebook’s employees around the world shortly before his final […]