Black Tech Accelerators Keep Pace With Programming Amid Widening Fears of Founders Raising Capital During COVID-19

The transition to online programming is the least of Black tech accelerator operator's concerns—it's the challenges of ensuring investors and funders won't undervalue diversity in the era of mass isolation.

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The Plug’s PRO Member Call: Atlanta’s Newest Black Tech Startups

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Black Founders Embrace Technology to Help Fill the Mental Health Care Gap

In a striking amount of time, COVID-19 has reduced New York City from ...

Black Coworking Space Operators Brace for Empty Desks, Event Revenue Decline as Virus Shutdowns Expand

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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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