Black Tech Conferences Canceled, Financial Losses Mount as COVID-19 Fears Spread (LIST)

We've compiled a running list of over 10 Black tech conferences that have been canceled or postponed due to the corona pandemic to determine the economic impact on organizers and the social implications for attendees.

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

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Black Investors Develop “Digital Care Packages” and Other Supports to Help Companies Navigate Uncertain Times

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreads across the U.S. impacting Silicon Valley and ...

Black Tech Conferences Canceled, Financial Losses Mount as COVID-19 Fears Spread (LIST)

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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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