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Black Woman-Owned Gaming Company Stemuli Announces Merger With Two Black-Led Companies

What’s better than a Black company excelling? Three Black-led companies joining together for ultimate success.

Ngozi Nwanji

Apr 28, 2023

Kevin Durant Set To Secure Big-Time Investment In Merger Reportedly Valued At $1.35B

Kevin Durant is evidently enjoying his time in the business limelight. As AfroTech previously reported, the Brooklyn Nets basketball star recently secured a two-year partnership with blockchain platform Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot. Now, Durant is making headlines as he’s reportedly set to become one of the major buyers in a merger agreement between ticket search engine platform SeatGeek and blank check company RedBall Acquisition Corporation, according to Front Office Sports. The merger proves to be a relief for RedBall — co-founded by Billy Beane and RedBird Capital founder Gerry Cardinale — who reportedly struggled over the past year, EssentiallySports previously reported. But clearly, hope was not lost as RedBall now has a promising footing with the latest merger reportedly valued at a whopping $1.35 billion (What a comeback). The equity rollout will include a $100 million private investment in public equity (PIPE). The beauty of PIPE financing permits prospects to be afforded the...

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 18, 2021

CEOs Dawn Dickson & Natasia Malaihollo Merge Companies to Revamp the Future of Retail

Longtime friends and CEOs Dawn Dickson and Natasia Malaihollo have joined forces to further innovate the automated retail industry through their two companies. Recently, tech company PopCom — an automated retail company that leverages facial detection, machine learning, and blockchain technology — announced their recent acquisition of game-based survey company Wyzerr as part of its plan to shape the future of retail. “The acquisition of Wyzerr marks an exciting new chapter for PopCom,” said PopCom founder Dickson in a statement. “Natasia and I have the same goals in mind, and together we will continue to make waves and change the whole look of the automated retail industry.” Wyzzer — which was founded by Malaihollo in 2014 — was created to make surveys fun and easy to supply. As the company looks ahead, it hopes to align with PopCom in a way that will allow them to thrive post-pandemic. “My journey with Wyzerr was incredible, and we made a real impact on the companies we worked...

Njera Perkins

Sep 22, 2020