Brian Asingia and Franco Abbot are building what has been dubbed the Disney of Africa. Their DreamAfrica is a digital storytelling platform and offers entertaining and educational family friendly storybooks, audiobooks, music and video/animations.
Yvette Mouton wears two hats, yet she has one ultimate goal---to make the corporate vendor and supplier base across the region multi-chromatic. As the recently appointed president of the NJ Board of Public Utilities Supplier Diversity Development Council, Mouton is at the forefront of uniting minority and women owned business enterprises with utilities across the region.
Aspiring Young Techies in California’s Underserved Communities to Participate in Virtual Reality Hackathon
Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote awareness and innovation.
Business experts nationwide seem to agree that funding remains to be one of the biggest hurdles for emerging developers, particularly minority and women-owned firms. The NYC Economic Development Corp, in partnership with Basis Management Group, LLC, hopes to tackle that problem with the launch of Emerging Developer Loan Fund, which includes $10 million of capital committed by NYCEDC.
This election season, Black women say that economic security is their most important issue. The news comes from a survey that Higher Heights, an organization dedicated to Black women and political engagement, recently conducted. On the heels of Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which took place yesterday, the survey outlines Black women's concerns about how they will be affected, economically speaking, by the next president to take office.
Although the pace of growth slowed, consumer spending posted its 4th monthly increase in July, a sign that the economy is poised for a rebound.
Award-winning writer and cultural critic Jamilah Lemieux was recently hired to be the VP of News and Men's Programming at Interactive One.
Online trading continues to grow in popularity. More than 14 million households in the U.S. are signed up with an online trading service.
Here are some of the best tips, resources and tools to help launch your first small business site. Best of all, they don't cost a thing.
Microsoft is making it easier to call out racist, sexist, or other abusive content on Xbox Live and the company’s other online services.
For Bay Area techies attuned to the latest trends, kale is no longer cutting it and quinoa is passe. Instead, many are munching on crickets.