Black Girls Code was created to “provide young and pre-teen girls of color opportunities to learn
in-demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when
they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow
up.” Recently, the nonprofit has garnered the attention of search giant Google. Last month, Google gave the organization teaching space valued at $2.8 million at its headquarters in NYC.
Compliments of Whitney DuBois Gardner, CEO of Minoritize LLC, Chicago
residents now have a way to search for Black-owned businesses. McCabe Market Minority Business Locator is an online portal for
those seeking ways to control their buying power and further their
support of minority owned businesses.
On Tuesday morning, the latest National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business Optimism survey was released, showing that small businesses are feeling sunnier than at any time since the financial crisis.
Samsung’s staring down the barrel of oblivion as it searches for answers to its ever-slipping grip on the mobile market. There’s one week to go before Samsung pins its hopes on the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+: but will it be enough?
I just returned from the Shift Conference in Split, Croatia. Witnessing a hackathon teaches you something about soul, about youth and the bridge between the two. I don’t know if it was the ridiculous energy of 1,200 twentysomethings hopped up on caffeine and adrenaline, or the sultry, slow-moving intensity of a country trying to forge its way economically, but attending this event got me thinking about what it means to be a startup vs. what it means to be a startup with soul.
A business plan is a written description of your business's future, a document that tells what you plan to do and how you plan to do it. If you jot down a paragraph on the back of an envelope describing your business strategy, you've written a plan, or at least the germ of a plan.Read more at ENTREPRENEUR
I’ve written before about accidental PR disasters such as the McDonald’s #McDStories campaign (instead of nostalgic memories it led to disgruntled customer tirades), government sites that went dark during the federal government’s shutdown, or even a physical altercation between a PR lead and a heckling journalist, all recorded on video.