9 episodes

Black Tech Green Money presents the stories of successful Black technologists and business people, as well as actionable advice and wealth building strategies from a Black perspective.

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    • 4.6 • 33 Ratings

Black Tech Green Money presents the stories of successful Black technologists and business people, as well as actionable advice and wealth building strategies from a Black perspective.

    How Black culture leads all global culture w/ Tristan Walker

    How Black culture leads all global culture w/ Tristan Walker

    Tristan Walker is the Founder & CEO of Walker & Company Brands which include the brands Bevel and FORM, both designed to meet the health and beauty needs of people of color​. He sits on the Board of Directors for both Foot Locker and Shake Shack. Tristan chat’s with Will Lucas about if and why Black people should aspire to sit on corporate boards, and how Black culture leads all global culture.

    • 43 min
    Building Profitable Business Models w/ Sherrell Dorsey

    Building Profitable Business Models w/ Sherrell Dorsey

    Sherrell Dorsey is a data journalist, social entrepreneur, and speaker. She is the founder and CEO of The Plug—a distinctive, Black tech news and insights platform covering Black innovators in tech, venture capital, future of work policy, and more.

    Sherrell chat’s with Will Lucas about the why perspective is important when creating narratives around data like consumer trends and Black progress and innovation, and how to monetize content.

    • 43 min
    Becoming a Master Marketer w/ Kenny Burns

    Becoming a Master Marketer w/ Kenny Burns

    The Lifestyle Specialist Kenny Burns is a 20+ year music and entertainment industry influencer and executive. He was Senior Vice President of Brand Development at Combs Enterprises, the entrepreneurial aim for Sean P. Diddy Combs, and launched REVOLT TV while managing the Ciroc and Deleon Tequila brands for Combs Enterprises as well.

    Kenny chat’s with Will Lucas about monetizing your personal brand and staying authentic with your business moves.

    • 44 min
    How Creatives Use Social Media To Capitalize On Their Art w/ Tuma Basa

    How Creatives Use Social Media To Capitalize On Their Art w/ Tuma Basa

    Tuma Basa is the Director of Urban Music at YouTube, and previously served as the global programming head for Hip Hop at Spotify, responsible for curating their widely popular playlists including RapCaviar, one of the biggest and most popular playlists with over 9 million followers. 

    Tuma chat’s with Will Lucas about how creatives break through the noise and get noticed, and how artists can gain equity in the new landscape of music and distribution.

    • 40 min
    The Art of Amplifying Social Impact w/ Sevetri Wilson

    The Art of Amplifying Social Impact w/ Sevetri Wilson

    Sevetri Wilson is a serial entrepreneur and founder at Resilia, a New Orleans based technology startup that helps nonprofit organizations increase capacity and enable enterprises that deploy billions of dollars scale their impact.

    Sevetri chat’s with Will Lucas about how non-profits scale their impact and transition from traditional fundraising for survival to business models that prioritize value exchange.

    • 46 min
    The Art Of Brand Authenticity w/ Special Guest Karen Civil

    The Art Of Brand Authenticity w/ Special Guest Karen Civil

    Karen Civil is a brand strategist who has built social media and digital strategies for companies like Beats by Dre and Universal Music Group as well as a host of artists, celebrities and politicians.

    Karen chat’s with Will Lucas about finding marketing opportunities on the Internet and finding lanes that are authentic to who you are so you can get paid to be yourself.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

TiaTia Co ,

So good!

Great production value, phenomenal personalities, loads of wisdom from guests. Thank you for capturing our stories and shining a light on our own narratives. I'm excited for future generations to listen to these episodes. Good work, AfroTech team. Job well done.

stazzelberry ,

Great Conversation

Awesome interview. I look forward to more episodes.

mroseomega ,

Finally

Excited to hear the stories of the AfroTech community.

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