A collection of 25 posts
Still Number One. Percent.
African-American founders continue to receive venture capital scraps. From Dominic-Madori Davis via TechCrunch / "The latest Crunchbase data shows that Black startup founders in the United States raised around $264 million out of the total $33.6 billion in venture capital allocated in Q4 2022. That’s an uptick from the
Not What It Seems?
Understanding the African startup scene requires going beyond the numbers. | From Samuel Gebre via Bloomberg / "African startups raised a record $5.3 billion last year, though that may be the high-water mark as a deepening slump in the technology industry reduces the funding pool. While investment in 2022 exceeded the
The home of African superheroes and supersheroes has produced a new graphic novel, along with a companion book for early readers. | ETAN COMICS is a Pan-African entertainment company bringing African stories to life using comics and Sensi'ils. JEMBER is an award nominated African superhero story inspired by East African mythology
Black Tech Street.
Tyrance Billingsley wants to take the Tulsa renaissance to the next level. From Black Enterprise/ Tyrance Billingsley II, a native Black Tulsan entrepreneur, founded the Black Tech Street national initiative and tech hub in 2021 to mobilize resources and cultivate an economy designed by, and for, black entrepreneurs. His direct
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the 1-54 Art Fair
Event: October 15, 2022 | 1-54, founded by Touria El Glaoui, has held annual editions in London since 2013, New York since 2015, and Marrakech since 2018. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, 1-54 spearheaded the ascent of contemporary African art on the international art market and became a leading voice. 🚨Event Alert!
This is What Professionals Look Like
A new photo series from photographyer, Whitly Isa, is trying to make things clear. Thank you. | This Photographer Is Redefining What Professional Looks Like For Black Women With 4C HairWhitley Isa curated a photo series depicting Black women in corporate settings donning natural hairstyles.EssenceJasmine Browley
The National Black MBA Association Entrepreneur of the Year.
Say her name, say her name: Jasmine Crowe-Houston. | Last week I received the 2022 National Black MBA Association Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Thank you so much, @nbmbaahq. I am honored and forever grateful. pic.twitter.com/vWZCBsFdwx — Jasmine Crowe-Houston (@jasminecrowe) October 7, 2022 Feed More, Waste Less | GoodrGoodr leverages
Zemedeneh Negatu discusses the promise and perils of Ethiopia's pivot to foreign banks. | Interview with EBC TV (#Ethiopia’s national broadcaster) about financial services sector reforms. Topics: *M&A of local banks *Entry of foreign banks *Capital markets *Regulations *Economic outlook Highlight below. Full interview at EBC’s website.#Kenya
Yet Smart with Money?
The new Netflix series, Get Smart with Money, might be your answer. | Watch Get Smart With Money | Netflix Official SiteFinancial advisers share their simple tips on spending less and saving more with people looking to take control of their funds and achieve their goals.Netflix
They've Got That Look
Congratulations to Bethlehem Alemu, Kanye, Rihanna, Beyonce, and more for ruling the business of fashion. | Speechless. Just named to #BoF 500 . Massive fan of @BoF + founder @imranamed for years ! Joining creative icons + Biz titans including @kanyewest , @Beyonce , @rihanna , @KimKardashian , @Harry_Styles is the dream #Ethiopia https://t.co/laiJCKf4au — Bethlehem
Cash Rules Everything. Or does it?
Kevin Hart shares the rationale behind his latest money moves | Kevin Hart recently shared how he went from blowing his first big check to becoming more financially literate and making smarter choices. https://t.co/6zZhaYoTOD — AfroTech (@AfroTech) September 24, 2022
Let's go with WOMANifesto
Art is life. | A poem about ecofeminism and divine femininity. It encapsulates the essence of African ecofeminism as well as the collective activism that defines it. 🔥AUCTION IS LIVE : ➡️https://t.co/eNzxWTk0Mj ➡️Start price 0.5 SOL#aishatuado #explorepage #viral #love #booktwt #books pic.twitter.com/OSiGpOeVcP — Aishatu ☮️ (@AishatuGwadabe)
SKY IS BLACK - Episode #32
Anton and BC welcome Dr. Lavonya Jones, Director of the Georgia Social Impact Collaborative, and discuss the African Youth Survey, pictures from the new Webb telescope, and the reasons for Lagos, Nigeria being named “the second worst livable city in the world.” Atlanta, stand up! Lagos, stand up!