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.
According to the U.S. Travel Association, $296.3 billion a year is spent
on business travel while $650.8 billion is spent on leisure travel.
Further, U.S. residents logged 455 million person‑trips for business
purposes in 2015, and 1.7 billion person‑trips for leisure purposes the
same year. This is good news for Elizabeth Blount McCormick, president
and co-owner of UNIGLOBE Travel Designers.
A mere 4 percent of female-led startups are run by Black women. One of
those women is Sarah Kunst. But discouraging stats aside, Kunst is not
letting the numbers stop her. After building a more than impressive
career in the tech world, Kunst has launched a new fitness app called
Small business owners can now get
an online, fast decision on loan approval. The new product, FastFlex
Small Business Loan, also offers a competitive interest rate to small
businesses with short-term credit needs.