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African American Entrepreneurs

Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Darrin Redus | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Darrin Redus

Connecting more minorities to the nation's emerging tech-based economy (via these high-tech industries) is of vital importance for our collective economic future. This bridge-building isn't always easy, however.

6 Ways to Connect Minorities to the Nation's Emerging Tech-Based Economy

Darrin Redus | Posted 09.01.2012 | Small Business
Darrin Redus

Although African-Americans comprised nine percent of all new entrepreneurship activity in 2011, less than one percent of all venture capital investment went to digital startups with African-American founders in 2010.

Injecting Entrepreneurial Optimism Into America's Challenged Urban Center

Jonathan Cropper | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Jonathan Cropper

I firmly believe that renewing America's cities by facilitating important cultural convergences, restoring our cities into beacons of innovation, and investing in entrepreneurial talent will unlock this nation's true potential.