Welcome to Monday.

Are you looking for some Monday motivation to give you an extra push for the week? Browse this list of 21 inspiring quotes from notable Black business leaders.

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Tyler

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TechSquare Labs Lands $1M from Invest Georgia to Incubate Startups
Invest Georgia lists some of the industries traditionally strong in Georgia that it intends to support: FinTech, Health IT, Cybersecurity, SaaS marketing, and cloud computing— industries that align very well with TechSquare Labs recent investments.
HOLLY BEILIN | HYPEPOTAMUS
Researchers Studying Effects of Watching Videos of Police Violence on Young Black People
“Because younger black people are so immersed in social media and technology, we thought it might be a good idea to look at how this group is dealing with constantly seeing these images. So that’s why we really wanted to target younger black people,” Sherri Williams said.
JONEE’ LEWIS | WXII
Blue1647 to Receive a $500K Grant From Google to Boost STEM Programs
The grant, dispersed over two years, will go toward boosting the STEM and computer science offerings that Blue1647 distributes through a variety of programs, including their Code Chicago web development workshops, tech organization Latina Girls Code and Paige & Paxton, which provides an introduction to STEM for kids under age 8.
KARIS HUSTAD | CHICAGOINNO
Moovn Goes Head-to-Head with Uber in New Deal to Reach Millions of Riders 
In the effort to put safety at the forefront of their model, Moovn is also officially unveiling its in-app safety feature. A built-in “panic button” will enable Moovn app users to setup and notify their emergency contact of their location and driver identification anytime during the duration of their ride.
KUNBI TINUOYE | URBANGEEKZ

 

Implicit Bias: Study Finds It Costs Companies Money
Employees were 64% less likely to perceive bias at companies with diverse leaders, 87% less likely when they had inclusive leaders, and 90% less likely when they had sponsors.
GRACE DONNELLY | FORTUNE

 

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