Entrepreneurs

Majority Black-Led MaC Venture Capital Raises Inaugural $110 Million Fund To Invest In Emerging Tech Disruptors

In an industry as small as venture capital, it didn’t take long for the teams behind Cross Culture Ventures and M Ventures to realize they had the same investment strategy: to identify and invest in underrepresented tech entrepreneurs whose companies have the potential to become household names. Two years later, competition turned into collaboration. The […]

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The 6 Emerging Tech Trends That You Need to Know About Now From Futurist Amy Webb

Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw a decade of digital transformation in the span of a few months. Don’t expect the pace of change to end any time soon, says futurist Amy Webb. “There were tremendous aftershocks that started to reverberate and change many different segments of the economy,” says Webb, who presented Future Today Institute’s 14th […]

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Nevada’s Plan to let Tech Companies Become Governments

You’ve probably heard a friend, colleague or relative repeat the cliché that the world would be a much better and more efficient place if governments were run like companies. American businessmen love this line; so do American politicians. Gov. Steve Sisolak of Nevada apparently loves it so much that he’s proposed legislation letting companies become actual local governments–not the […]

Entrepreneurs

The New Architecture Of Tech Innovation Looks Very Much Like This

The last year has accelerated the tech innovation cycle unlike anything before it. Over the past eight months, as professionals across the globe transitioned into working from home, technologists and creators capitalized on the extra time to develop new ideas and launch new partnerships, investments and cross-collaborations.  While the last decade was defined by social […]

Entrepreneurs

Why Ethics Matter For Social Media, Silicon Valley And Every Tech Industry Leader

At one time, the idea of technology and social media significantly influencing society and politics would’ve sounded crazy. Now, with technology so embedded into the fabric of our lives, it’s a reality that raises legitimate questions about Silicon Valley’s ethical responsibility.  Should tech companies step in to create and enforce guidelines within their platforms if […]

Entrepreneurs

Former Drake Executive Discusses Her Transition To Tech And Entrepreneurship

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Courtne Smith has launched three companies since leaving Drake’s management team. Courtesy of NewNew After spending more than a decade on rapper Drake’s management team, Toronto native Courtne Smith is creating new opportunities for connection.  Smith is the founder and CEO of NewNew, a social app that […]