Welcome to Wednesday. 

Are you following ThePLUG on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram? Keep up with us throughout the day. Thanks to all who support us with the retweets, reposts, and by rocking our gear. We see you!

Be the plug. Invite your friends along for the ride by inviting them to subscribe. Simply connect them by hitting the forward button below. We’re always looking to connect with dope influencers and founders. Don’t be a stranger, drop us a message via hello@theplugdaily.com.

Enjoy today’s Hit List!

Tyler

P.S.
Missed out on ThePLUG’s latest #TechTuesday webinar? Click here to watch Sherrell’s chat with QuHarrison Terry of Redox.

This newsletter is sponsored by Capital One.

 

Curu Aims to Make Millennials Credit Smart
Looking to take the startup to the next level, the Curu team raised a family and friends round, poured all of their own money into the company, and got accepted to the Queen City Fintech accelerator in Charlotte, North Carolina.
LEANNE MATLACH | TECHNICAL.LY BALTIMORE
Bad Ass Women in Health Tech: Star Cunningham, 4D Healthware
Today, she is the founder and CEO of 4D Healthware, a digital platform that helps patients track chronic conditions virtually through wearable devices, scales, and sensors, and share them with their healthcare providers.
SHERRELL DORSEY | REDOX
These 5 Neighborhood Maps Show Roots of Gentrification
.Federal housing policy, not to mention racial discrimination in lending, forced people of color to live in certain neighborhoods; those neighborhoods were subsequently allowed to decline in value due to limited access to capital, and today those neighborhoods are now the hottest targets for investors.
OSCAR PERRY ABELLO | NEXT CITY
Inside Backstage Capital, The VC Betting On Black, LGBT, Hispanic, And Women Founders
Its two funds total around $5 million — “Andreessen Horowitz’s Christmas party budget,” jokes Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing director. But it’s growing fast.
CLARE O’CONNOR | FORBES
Marcus Shaw Leads Company Lab
The Company Lab in Chattanooga, one of the state’s most successful business incubators, is unique in that it works with new community-based small businesses as they get started as well as nurturing high-growth businesses often seeking a piece of the global market.
DAVE FLESSNER | TIMES FREE PRESS

 

Get our daily newsletter delivered to your inbox when you subscribe here.