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Stephen Curry's Foundation Joins Rakuten To Re-Open A Bay Area School's Library After Being Closed For 10 Years

It’s back-to-school season, and Stephen Curry has backed an initiative to help Bay Area students gear up for it. The NBA superstar’s Eat. Learn. Play foundation partnered with Rakuten — a leading shopping platform that offers Cash Back, deals and rewards — to re-open Garfield Elementary School’s library, which has been closed for over ten years, according to a press release shared with AfroTech.

Aug 19, 2022

Goldman Sachs Announces Latest Round Of Investments As A Part Of Its One Million Black Women Initiative

Black women are getting the support they deserve thanks to Goldman Sachs. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. announced a $10 billion commitment as a part of its One Million Black Women initiative following an Advisory Council meeting on Jan. 12. The collective pool of 17 business and community leaders includes notable names such as Secretary Condoleezza Rice, Issa Rae, and both Stephen and Ayesha Curry. The financial backing from Goldman Sachs will support One Million Black Women’s mission to funnel healthcare, job creation, workforce development, education, affordable housing, digital connectivity, financial health, and access to capital to Black women, according to its press release. “This next round of funding strategically connects the dots across several One Million Black Women impact areas and not only supports the infrastructure that Black women and their families need to thrive but has the potential to uplift communities and address generations of racial and gender inequities,”...

Jan 17, 2022

NBA Star Stephen Curry Joins Tom Brady At Crypto Exchange FTX As Shareholder And Ambassador

NBA superstar Stephen Curry recently took to Twitter to ask users for solicited advice — hinting he may be dabbling into the cryptocurrency world soon.   Just getting started in the crypto game…y’all got any advice?? — Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) September 7, 2021 Less than 24 hours later, Stephen Curry revealed a new long-time partnership with cryptocurrency exchange FTX Trading Limited in a hilarious promotional video. Welcome to the FTX Team, NBA Superstar Stephen Curry! 🏀 We’re excited to announce he’s become FTX Global Ambassador and a shareholder. Though, who better to announce it than @StephenCurry30 himself?! — FTX – Built By Traders, For Traders (@FTX_Official) September 7, 2021 This marks the first crypto venture for the seven-time NBA All-Star. Curry will receive an equity stake and become a global ambassador for the company. His involvement is said to propel FTX’s goal to expand and cater to new audiences. “I’m excited to partner with a...

Sep 8, 2021