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Hidden figures: How Silicon Valley keeps diversity data secret

When the popular messaging platform Slack won a fastest-rising startup award last year, the company sent four black female engineers to accept it.

Meet The 14th (Ever) African-American Female Founder To Raise $1M

Raising capital is an arduous journey that few entrepreneurs successfully complete. Add a female founder at the helm, and chances of success decrease significantly.

This 17-Year Old Black Entrepreneur’s Beauty Brand is Worth Almost $500K

Zandra Cunningham, the founder and CEO of Zandra’s Beauty, an all-natural skincare line, started her company when she was just 9-years old.

Will.i.am Joins ‘Mobile Record Label’ Startup Amuse

The Black Eyed Peas frontman is now a co-founder at the company with an eye on the future of music.

Bringing FinTech to the Student Loan Crisis

How one African American founder is bridging the last mile to get more graduates to the finish line.

Apply Now: Black Enterprise TCX Pitch Competition for Tech Startups

It’s tough for entrepreneurs of color to raise capital—any dollar in funding helps. This year, Black Enterprise is launching its first-ever pitch competition for tech startups at the TechConneXt.

Give Me Tap is a really great startup

Every bottle you buy gives 5 years of clean water to a person in Africa.

This Engineer Is Working With HBCUs To Provide Capital For Black Tech Entrepreneurs

Black entrepreneurs are often faced with challenges in attracting investors that their white counterparts don’t encounter. One of these is finding investors that look like them.

Memphis Pushes To Level The Playing Field For Black Entrepreneurs

“We can never be the kind of community that we want to be until we have the minority firms have a much larger piece of the pie.”