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Singer Ryan Leslie Flipped $100k of Apple Stock into $16m

R&B singer Ryan Leslie shared that an early Apple investment made him millions of dollars, thanks to his mentor. During an episode of the "Earn...

Fortnite’s Tribute to MLK Divides Gamers

Fortnite is facing scrutiny over its decision to include a virtual experience of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. The "March...

Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man to Drop ‘Tical World’ NFT Comic Art

Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man has announced plans to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) collection called "Tical World." "Tical World's" series "Part 1: The Origin,"...

Zambian Tech Startup, Union 54, Developing Africa’s First Card-issuing API

Zambian fintech startup Union54 announced they are developing Africa's first card-issuing API. An API (application programming interface) is a set of definitions and protocols for...

New Hayti App Is Placing Black Publishers Firmly in the Spotlight

Tech entrepreneur Cary Wheelous is the genius behind Hayti, a news app site solely focused on amplifying Black voices from around the globe by...

Will Smith and Jay-Z Inject $165m into FinTech Startup Helping Low-Income Families Become Homeowners

Jay-Z and Will Smith's companies (Roc Nation and Dreamers VC, respectively) have invested a combined $165 million in seed funding to tech startup Landis. Landis...

Tech Giants Require Cast and Crew Members to Be Vaccinated for Work

As the arguments for and against the Covid-19 vaccinations continue, Netflix US has announced that cast and crew members must be vaccinated if they...

Did You Know These 5 Inventions Were Made By Black Men?

Inventor and Entrepreneur Thomas L. Jennings became the first Black American to secure a patent in 1821 for his innovative dry-cleaning technique, dubbed “dry...

Nigerian Investment Platform Chaka Bags $1.5M in Pre-seed Funding

Nigerian investment platform Chaka announced the close of its $1.5 million pre-seed round to power digital investments for individuals and businesses. According to TechCrunch, the...

Did You Know These 5 Inventions Were Made By Black Women?

Since Judy Reed, inventor of the improved dough kneader and roller, and Sarah E. Goode, inventor of the hide-away bed, secured patents in 1884...

Jetstream Africa Blows Open Gateway to Smoother Intracontinental Trade

Jetstream Africa, a logistics service revolutionizing trade among African countries, attracted investors including Alitheia IDF—a venture capital firm focused on providing funding for women-owned...

Nigerian Media Outlets Fear Crackdown Following Twitter Ban

Several media organizations in Nigeria are fearful that the Nigerian government could try to crack down on media in the country following its Twitter...

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