Resource Roundup: Black Girl Ventures and Coding Dojo have new opportunities for students

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Black Girl Ventures (BGV), the DC-based funding vehicle for Black and brown women entrepreneurs, is teaming up with the NBA to help student entrepreneurs.

The NextGen program, which just launched applications for its first group, is an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to learn about the industry and seek capital. The program is open to graduate and undergraduate students of HBCUs who have an idea-stage business or minimum viable product.

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