Wekeza

Black Woman Launches Investing Mobile App, Wekeza

Meet Sabrina Lamb, the Founder and CEO of Wekeza, the first Black-owned and Black woman-led trading and investing mobile app. Wekeza means “invest” in Swahili. Together with Wekeza’s experienced team of Wall Street experts, Sabrina is determined to close the widening wealth gap in the Black community by democratizing access to trading and investor education – […]

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Tiffany James

Tiffany James Helps Black Women Invest with Modern BLK Girl

— Tiffany James used investing to turn $10,000 in $2 million. Now she wants to help Black girls do the same. Like most college graduates, Tiffany James left school with a degree and student loan debt which had her struggling. However, in 2019, a coworker suggested she buy stock in a company named Tesla when shares were […]

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Black Investors

Black Investor Survey Shows Market Increase in Young Black Investors

Ariel Investments and Charles Schwab’s 2022 Black Investor Survey is shining a light on trends in the investor market, and there are positive takeaways from this year’s research. Chief among them is the accelerated growth of young Black investors participating in a financial market that has been instrumental in building wealth. “Over the past 24 years, […]

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Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin Joins TradeZing as an Investor and Board Member

Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has joined TradeZing as an investor and a board of adviser member. According to a press release, TradeZing is a live-streaming, social engagement, Web3 platform designed for Millennial and Gen Z traders. The platform is designed to harness the power of community and content creation to elevate, entertain and educate users […]

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Daymond John

Daymond John Shares How His Mom Became FUBU’s First Investor

It’s no secret how FUBU clothing founder Daymond John turned the brand from underground to mainstream, but what may be a bit less known is how much his mother helped. John took advantage of a recent appearance on the Club Shay Shay podcast with NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe to express just how much Margot John helped him achieve his dream. During […]

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams Teams Up with Karat to Double the Number of Black Software Engineers in the U.S.

Karat, the world’s largest interviewing company, today announced a strategic investment from Serena Williams to significantly scale Brilliant Black Minds, a program that improves access and inclusion across the technology industry. By opening the program to all current and aspiring Black software engineers and serving as Karat’s “Champion of Brilliance,” Serena will support Karat’s call on the industry […]

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