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.

We forge,

 
Sherrell 

 

 
Data Startup Cinchapi Wins Atlanta Startup Battle

 

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

 

 

 

He Never Used a Computer Until College, Now He Runs a Tech Startup

 

Peter Rotich “rescued” the first computer he owned from a dumpster, unable to afford anything else.

 

MIRANDA KLEIN | USA TODAY

 

 

 

This Startup Is Helping Millennials Find Hassle-Free Apartment Rentals

 

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

 

 

 

How To Find Your First Job In Tech, According To Y-Vonne Hutchinson

 

“There is a myth in tech that the pipeline of talent is broken.”

 
JESSICA PLISKA | FORBES

 

 

 

Millionaire Moves: 7 Quick Tips for Black Entrepreneurs

 

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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