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Couple Behind Social App Inpathy Selected For Techstars Detroit

Techstars has launched its latest accelerator program. What’s more, a trailblazing Black-owned company was marked as one of its finalists.

Apr 3, 2023

Social Media Can Be Fake, But This Founder Aims To Change That By Recreating The Human Experience With Inpathy

In today’s world, it’s no secret that social media is only a small reflection of what our reality truly looks like. From MySpace days to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more, most modern social media platforms have been treated as highlight reels of our lives. But is this a realistic portrayal of the human experience? Artist and tech startup founder Ziarekenya Smith would say, not at all, considering most platforms today do not allow space for people to be fully transparent about both the good and bad events that happen in their lives. This is why he set out to change this with his platform Inpathy. Inpathy is described as a “first-of-its-kind online space designed to deliver the human experience to millions of people worldwide by encouraging transparency, normalizing moods and showing people, it’s okay to express yourself.” Per Smith, the goal of the platform is to “recreate the human experience” to foster a more balanced environment for interactions between people online. Prior...

Jul 21, 2021