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These Are Some Of The Top Innovators Making Waves In Web3 That You Should Look Out For At AfroTech Conference 2022

For a jam-packed week of building knowledge in tech, the AfroTech Conference has consistently been marked as the ultimate place to be. And this year, it’s no different. As previously reported by AfroTech, the annual event will feature exclusive programming, panels, and Q&As to bring the Black tech, Web3, and the business community together for connection, celebration, and entertainment. With the countdown ticking to the 2022 AfroTech Conference, the experience is set to feature some of the top Black leaders and innovators in Web3. While the inside scoop on what’s in store for the conference continues to unfold, here are the Web3 speakers we can share in the meantime, who you should look forward to seeing in Austin, TX. Consider attending #AFROTECHConference in Austin this fall, as an opportunity for your business : from branding, recruitment, industry knowledge, partner collaboration and inspiration. Grab your ticket today. #AFROTECH #BuyBlack #Austin —...

Ngozi Nwanji

Aug 10, 2022

This Platform Is On A Mission To Close The Black Wealth Gap Through Community, Access And Knowledge

Investment deals can be intimidating for many. Here to save the day, emerging platform Amass is looking to meet people where they are and provide them access to lucrative investment opportunities. Founded by former NFL Coach and Bestselling Author Daron K. Roberts alongside Abby Coleman and Harold Hughes, Amass generates Black capital by providing community, knowledge, and access to its members-only investment platform. The Black community will have an opportunity to change its economic position through alternative investment vehicles. This will be helpful, since according to a report, Black Americans fall short when it comes to financial literacy and comprehending risks and investment deals, correctly answering 38 percent of personal finance questions in comparison to white Americans who answered 55 percent accurately. “We all know this disparity is neither an accident nor a coincidence. And, I believe we can push back against this gap by acquiring assets that have the potential to...

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 17, 2022

Bandwagon's Harold Hughes Says Building  Community Plays A Huge Role In A Startup's Success

Community is where the money resides! Harold Hughes is the founder and CEO of Bandwagon, the venture-backed identity infrastructure company helping customers to transparently aggregate, manage and store valuable consumer identity data, and he stresses the importance of community when building your company. “The value of community is the fact that you can bring community anywhere,” Harold Hughes told host Will Lucas on the latest episode of the Black Tech Green Money podcast. He also shares that when you build up a trusted brand, the people will follow and suggests that founders “start with one thing that people are going to pay you for.” From there, he says figuring out who that group is will determine the capacity in which your brand will be shared with the masses. “Creating [a] community allows you to do a lot of stuff better,” said Hughes. When he initially set out to begin building Bandwagon, he shares how he posted his company goals to Facebook which in turn created a sense of...

Shanique Yates

Jun 1, 2021