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The Road to TechConneXt: Lynne d Johnson, Digital Strategist and Storyteller

Lynne d Johnson is a respected tech evangelist and digital content creator. She has contributed…

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HBCU

Rep Your HBCU for a Chance to Win Big!

All you do is represent and meet us in Silicon Valley

It’s time for you to rep your HBCU as hard as you can for a…

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TechConnext

Here’s How to Connect With the Most Powerful People of Color in Tech

TechConneXt is your chance to connect with leaders from Silicon Valley and the surrounding tech ecosystem to exchange ideas and showcase the latest in technology and solutions

Join us at TechConneXt; a convening of incredible people of color in tech and also…

By Samara Lynn

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The Road to TechConneXt: Mary Spio, Engineer

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Aerospace Engineer and Ceek VR Inc. Founder, Mary Spio

Spio is an aerospace engineer and entrepreneur who honed her skills as a wideband/satellite communications…

By Samara Lynn

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Julian Waits

Tech Innovator of the Week: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt Technology Summit in Silicon Valley this October. This week's innovator: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics.

Julian Waits has over three decades of experience in technology and now sits at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Teclamariam

Tech Innovator of the Week: Laura Teclemariam, Software Engineer

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Laura Teclemariam, Software Engineer.

Laura Teclemariam is a rarity in California’s Bay Area, and it’s not just because she…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is just weeks away. This is your opportunity to gain access to Silicon Valley, as well as get advice and inspiration from top tech leaders, investors, executives, and the black STEM community mind-hive

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

By Samara Lynn

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STEMBoard

Tech Innovator of the Week: Aisha Bowe, CEO, STEMBoard

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard

While sitting on a review panel board for proposals from small businesses, mostly women and…

By Samara Lynn

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Emeka Okoye

[Recap] #TECHCNXT: Twitter Chat with Emeka Okoye

Samara Lynn interviews the CEO and Chief Architect of Cymantiks Nigeria Limited, Emeka Okoye

On July 26, Black Enterprise held a Twitter chat with CEO and Chief Architect at…

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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Code2040

CODE2040 Receives $1.2 Million in Funding from the Knight Foundation

CODE2040, which helps black and Hispanics succeed in the tech industry, receives $1.2 million from the Knight Foundation

CODE2040 has plans to expand outreach to even more after receiving $1.2 million grant.

By Samara Lynn

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Ryan Rucker and Adam Haywood of Charmer

Inspired at BE TechConneXt Summit, Millennial Entrepreneur Seeks Success With Charmer

Inspired at Black Enterprise's first TechConneXt Summit in Silicon Valley, a young entrepreneur is ready to launch his business.

“What we are trying to do is make reviews more social and more mobile. The…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Media and Tech Legends Reflect During Andreessen Horowitz Fireside Chat

Ed Lewis and Ken Coleman drop life advice gems

Ranging in age from 7 to 70+, 250 attendees convened for an evening event sponsored…

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TechConneXt

[TechConneXt Summit] Cloud Bakery Owner Aundrea Lacy In Silicon Valley 20 Years

The Luvs Brownies founder is inspiring young entrepreneurs

Come 2016, Luvs Brownies Founder and CEO Aundrea Lacy will celebrate 20 years in the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 2: Diversity, Finance, Opportunities, and Success

Another full day is scheduled at Black Enterprise's first tech conference

Today the agenda is full of informative sessions on trends, gaming, music, strategizing, and more.

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 1: Investing and Ascending

The inaugural Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit kicks off in Silicon Valley

Students, engineers, professionals, executives, and tech pioneers have gathered for two days of collaboration,…

By Safon Floyd

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black woman texting

N’etiquette 101: How To Make Friends at a Tech Conference

Check out these 5 tips to help you make the most of it

Here are several ways to make friends at a tech conference.

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One-E-Way Launches Wireless, Wearable Headgear

The E-Cap provides high-quality digital sound without a cable or cord to limit mobility

The E-Cap provides high-quality wireless digital sound that allows runners, bikers or anyone on the…

By Samara Lynn

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African Tech Startup Scene Skyrockets

Investment capital has doubled since last year to $26.9 million

There are three key factors for the growing interest in African tech investment: an increased…

By Samara Lynn

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Yahoo! Donates Computer Servers to Howard, El Paso Universities

Yahoo donates hundreds of servers in effort to bridge diversity gap

Yahoo recently gifted Howard University and the University of Texas at El Paso with 200…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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