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NewME Accelerator Named BreakOut Startup of the Year

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Earlier this month Black Enterprise in their 2011 Year in Review Through Technology named NewME Accelerator BreakOut Startup of the year.

BREAKOUT STARTUP OF THE YEAR:
The NewMe Accelerator. The first minority-led tech accelerator launched in June 2011 with the first class of 11-startups and helped shine national light on the fact that there are African Americans making strides in the tech sector

via Black Enterprise

Also mentioned in the series was CNN’s Black In America 4 which covered eight of the entrepreneurs who participated in the NewME Accelerator for Best Documentary of 2011.

BEST DOCUMENTARY OF 2011:
CNN’s Black In America 4: The New Promised Land – Silicon Valley. This documentary chronicles the journey of eight entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley in an industry where less than 1% of venture capital (VC) backed startups have African-American founders.

via Black Enterprise

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