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Startup loans to Black Entrepreneurs to ‘interject some balance in capitalism’

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GW “Chef” Chew loves to cook and is an ardent vegan. He combines the two passions through a new company, Something Better Foods, that has created a line of plant-based meats, from Philly cheesesteaks to fried chicken, as well as with a nonprofit Oakland restaurant, the Veg Hub. Chew needed financial backing to get Something Better off…

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Nichole Yembra: Managing Partner of One of The Largest FinTech VC Firms in Africa

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One of my goals is to invest in many startups here and on the continent. The African Fintech (Financial technology) sector is one that’s always been interesting to me because of its potential to solve many social and economic issues. According to a recent report from Disrupt Africa, the overall startup funding from venture capitalists jumped…

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Tech CEO Sheena Allen on How Her App Promotes Financial Health and Wealth

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Sheena Allen is the founder and CEO of tech companies CAPWAY and Sheena Allen Apps. We chatted with her to find out how she went from having no coding experience to running businesses with millions of app downloads. SB: What inspired you to start your tech companies? SA: I started Sheena Allen Apps as a senior in college.…

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Beyoncé is the Latest Celebrity Tech Startup Investor

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Beyoncé aka Queen Bey isn’t a stranger to the business world. She owns the “athleisure” brand, Ivy Park, and has an investment in music streaming company, Tidal as well as a beverage brand, WTRMLN WTR. Now, she has joined likes of Carmelo Anthony and Nas, becoming an investor in a technology related startup. Her management…

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23 African Startups to Keep an Eye On

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African startups are are taking the continent by storm. This new generation of entrepreneurs is not satisfied with sitting back and hoping someone will give them a job or create the goods or services they want and need. They are doing it themselves and the world is taking notice. Last year, African tech startups received…

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