Tuesday, August 23, 2016

American Underground seeks African-American-led startups

American Underground wants to bring African-American-led startups from across the nation, and possibly the globe, to the Bull City to help them secure funding and explore the systemic biases and challenges they face. They recently announced a program that focuses on supporting black business founders seeking to raise a seed round of capital under $750,000. The Black Founders event is part of the Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange Program, an initiative that seeks to connect startup companies and hubs across the country to share expertise. Eight to 12 founders will be chosen to participate in the program, the deadline to apply is Aug. 23.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/durham-news/article96561377.html#storylink=cpy

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