Silicon Valley once referred to a specific region of Northern California comprised of San Jose, Cupertino, San Carlos, Redwood City and the surrounding area. In today’s modern world, however, Silicon Valley is a Euphemism for all “High-Tech” business in The United States with San Jose symbolically representing the Capitol of Silicon Valley.
This fourth segment of the Black In America Series will track the progress eight African-American entrepreneurs as they try to transcend both the de facto color and class lines of Silicon Valley. The eight African-American entrepreneurs, which Soledad O’Brien follow, believe that their creative and innovative ideas which will make the difference as they compete with Veterans of Silicon Valley for funding.
“The New Promised Land” should be even more compelling for viewers to watch given the Nation’s current demands for the economic empowerment.
Please tune in: Soledad O'Brien chronicles the NewMe Accelerator journey in "Black in America: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley," at 8 p.m. ET November 13 on CNN.
CNN's Soledad O'Brien follows entrepreneurs as they pitch their technology ideas to investors in Silicon Valley.