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This Couple Is Fostering Black Tech Innovation And Wealth In Detroit — 'It's Detroit's Time To Shine'

The tech industry isn’t exempt from the phrase, “There’s enough room for everybody to win.” According to a Dice report, over 375,000 tech jobs were posted in October 2022 and were up by 25% from the previous year period (January 2021-October 2021). One of the U.S. cities creating an influx of opportunities in the tech sector is Detroit, MI. Last year, the “Motor City” ranked No. 1 on the list of top 100 emerging startup ecosystems in the world, per a report by Startup Genome.

Nov 2, 2023

Felecia Hatcher Of Code Fever On Blacktech Week, Entrepreneurship And Staying Hungry For Change

We talked to Felecia Hatcher, Executive Director of Code Fever, Blacktech Week and Space Called Tribe — a coworking and urban innovation lab, about entrepreneurship, ending innovation deserts and staying hungry for change. Code Fever has been introducing kids and adults to coding and resources in the tech space since 2012. The organization is bridging the gaps between technology and minority communities. Blacktech Week provides that inclusive environment in the form of a week-long national conference supporting entrepreneurs of color. And the newly-opened Space Called Tribe is one of two coworking spaces in Miami in historically black communities and/or run by black entrepreneurs according to South Florida Carribean News . Check out what Felecia had to say below, and keep an eye out for the Blacktech Week Roadshow, coming to a city near you . Photo: Courtesy of Felecia Hatcher AfroTech : When did you know you wanted to be an entrepreneur? Did you always know it was in the cards for...

Jun 21, 2018