We’ve made it to Friday.
I landed in Seattle late last night to spend time with the fam.
This Friday, I’m particularly proud of our forward movement. Today, we released our new weekly video series: #BLKTECHFRIDAY. Every Friday, head on over to the gram (we’re @_ThePlugDaily) for our weekly roundup of the top stories in black tech news.
Let us know what you think. And as always, if you think we’re spitting that hot fire of black tech news each day, forward this email over to a friend and get them on the list.
With its winning pitch, Cinchapi’s founder and CEO, Jeff Nelson explained how the Cinchapi Data Platform makes the preparation and exploration of data far more intuitive and efficient than previously possible.
BILL SENGSTACKEN | CINCHAPI
Peter Rotich “rescued” the first computer he owned from a dumpster, unable to afford anything else.
MIRANDA KLEIN | USA TODAY
Since launching in 2013, Whose Your Landlord has amassed 175,000 users—and counting. Although rentals are listed in over 175 American cities, the vast majority of the site’s listings are in Philadelphia or New York, where the team is based.
AKINYI OCHIENG | OKAY AFRICA
“There is a myth in tech that the pipeline of talent is broken.”
JESSICA PLISKA | FORBES
Dr. William Pickard, angel investor, philanthropist and one of the most successful African American businessmen in America, has penned an Amazon #1 Bestseller, Millionaire Moves: Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship.
ZONDRA HUGHES | HUFFINGTON POST
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