June 27, 2018

Aliaume “Akon” Thiam is taking his personal project of building Africa’s infrastructure with the creation of a futuristic city in Senegal whose economy he says will be powered by AKoin, his soon-to-be-launched cryptocurrency.

According to the New York Post, th...

June 2, 2018

If you were wondering what Kobe Bryant had planned after basketball, you do not have to wonder anymore as he is starting to show us how he will keep busy. On Monday, Kobe announced his venture-capital fund, a $100 million vehicle for investing in technology, media and...

May 12, 2018

Arlan Hamilton’s firm, Backstage Capital, has already invested in 80 companies headed by a woman, person or color or member of the LBGTQ community. (Image courtesy of Black Tech Week)

A Black venture capitalist is taking it upon herself to support other “underestimated”...

May 11, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich addresses attendees during his keynote address at the Intel Capital Global Summit. In its 18th year, the 2018 Intel Capital Global Summit takes place May 8-10 in Palm Desert, California. (Credit: Intel Corp.)

Intel Capital announced that it had...

October 14, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same.

CEO Sundar Pichai announced the go...

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