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Massive Tech Layoffs Are Undercutting DEI Progress Made With Recent Hires

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · Updated January 25, 2023 As sweeping layoffs plague Big Tech, DEI jobs are taking the brunt of the blow. According to a Bloomberg report, listings for DEI roles were down 19% last year - a larger downtick than in legal or general human resources departments per data from Textio, a company helping businesses create unbiased job ads. “I'm cautiously concerned - not that these roles will go to zero but that there will be a spike in ‘Swiss army knife' type roles,” Textio Chief Executive Officer Kieran Snyder told Bloomberg. Other sectors besides have dramatically carved...
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This Black-Owned Startup Received Jay-Z's Support-Now It's Poised To Be The Next Unicorn

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · Updated January 25, 2023 Leave it Jay-Z to spot emerging stars in music, sports and now...blockchain. The musician and prolific entrepreneur's VC firm Marcy Venture Partners recently invested in Spatial Labs , an infrastructure company aimed at revolutionizing consumer experiences, announced on January 25 the closing of a $10 million seed funding round led by Blockchain Capital, a leading venture firm in the blockchain industry. Spatial Labs' latest product, LNQ , is a state-of-the-art chip platform that uses blockchain technology to authenticate products and unlock...
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Black Founders Only Got 1% Of VC Funding In 2022-We Spoke To Tech Crunch's Dominic-Madori Davis About The Concerning Disinvestment Trend

Black Founders Only Got 1% Of VC Funding In 2022-We Spoke To Tech Crunch's Dominic-Madori Davis About The Concerning Disinvestment Trend

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · Updated January 25, 2023 Since June 2022, Tech Crunch reporter Dominic-Madori Davis has been stirring up robust conversations around the abysmal state of diverse venture capital investment in minority-founded startups, particularly Black ones. In a series of thoughtful reports , Davis offers a meditation on what it's really like to be a Black founder in pursuit of VC support, particularly in the age of corporate DEO over-promising and underdelivering following the social justice reckoning of June 2020. Earlier this month, Davis reported that Black founders in the...
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Charlotte Tilbury Just Rolled Out Matte Blush Beauty Wands With an Exciting...

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Meet the Queen of colour, Maxine Wylde

Meet the Queen of colour, Maxine Wylde

When your mood is matching the weather outside, it's easy to keep reaching for subdued tones and wear your seasonal sadness on your charcoal grey sleeve. But a dreary day... Read more ...

Senate Warns Ticketmaster Over Beyoncé Tour Ticket Sales After Taylor Swift...

Ticketmaster is firmly under the U.S. Senate's microscope as the ticket giant prepares to sell tickets to the upcoming Beyoncé tour... and it's all because of the Taylor Swift... Read more ...

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Englebert Humperdinck is touring in 2023. Yes, really. We found tickets

Englebert Humperdinck is touring in 2023. Yes, really. We found tickets

86-year-old Englebert Humperdinck has nine concerts lined up in 2023. We found tickets for the shows. Read more ...

Vanessa Hudgens' Future In-Laws! Meet Fiance Cole Tucker's Family, Including...

Vanessa Hudgens' Future In-Laws! Meet Fiance Cole Tucker's Family, Including Parents and Siblings

Vanessa Hudgens is going to gain a loving family when she marries fiancé Cole Tucker. Keep reading to find out more about the minor league baseball player's parents and... Read more ...

SANKUANZ Showcases a Desire for Danger With FW23 Collection

SANKUANZ Showcases a Desire for Danger With FW23 Collection

Every season, SANKUANZ offers up a conversation subverting forward-thinking design styles with rather cerebral themes. For SS23, its discussion on the circle of life came to be... Read more ...

Takashi Murakami and Hublot's Third Classic Fusion Collaboration Blooms with...

Takashi Murakami and Hublot's Third Classic Fusion Collaboration Blooms with Beautiful Colors

A day after celebrating his 61st birthday, Takashi Murakami is feeling serene as he preps for the release of his third collaboration with Hublot , an all-black Classic Fusion... Read more ...

'Star Wars: Visions' Volume 2 Release Date and Studios Announced

'Star Wars: Visions' Volume 2 Release Date and Studios Announced

In 2021, the Star Wars universe expanded in a unique way with the introduction of Star Wars: Visions. Its first volume featured seven Japanese anime studios that created nine... Read more ...

Amy Sherald Presents 'The World We Make'

Amy Sherald Presents 'The World We Make'

Following her recent show in London, Amy Sherald is currently showcasing her first solo exhibition in Europe at Hauser & Wirth Monaco. The World We Make presents a suite of... Read more ...