‘We Learned How To Thrive When People Betted Against Us’ Amid Pandemic, Detroit Ecosystem Leaders Are Staying Resilient

Michigan has been hit with a wave of challenges this year. Since the pandemic began, there have been over 127,000 confirmed cases of COVID in the state and close to 7,000 deaths. The state’s economy, which was doing ok before shutdowns and stay at home orders, is just now seeing some light at the end …

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As Pandemic Rages On, Cities Double Down On Entrepreneurial Investment

Since the beginning of 2020, the nation has been in the throes of ...

How Entrepreneurs in North Carolina Are Finding Success and Building Community During The Pandemic

As a young girl, Sonja Ebron, a North Carolina native, remembers watching the ...

Black Founders Report That SaaS Tool Purchases Rarely Matches Racial Equity Principles [SURVEY]

In an attempt to demonstrate solidarity with Black Americans facing the grief and ...


How Kiva Boosts Black Entrepreneurs, One Loan At a Time

The nonprofit crowdfunding platform has high rates of African American borrowers in the East and Midwest, including Baltimore, New York City, and Detroit.

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Can New Patent Policies Reduce Barriers for Black Innovators?

What we know about the number of Black inventors in the US patent system hasn’t been formally documented since 1913. This month, the US House of Representatives Small Business Committee held a hearing in Washington, D.C. calling on researchers and business leaders to testify in support of legislative options that would increase access for diverse populations to participate in the patent process.

Possip Places EdTech Value on Feedback Parents Give to Schools and Districts

As education technology expands in the classroom aimed to reduce the chasm between students who need additional instruction, and teachers who have too many pupils to warrant individual support, edtech to foster deeper relationships between parents and schools is on the rise. New tools now offer the ability for educators and administrators to directly connect with parents about everything from classroom grades and upcoming holidays to school emergencies and parent-teacher conferences.

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