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Hajj Flemings
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Tech Investor and Rapper Nashelps fund tech scholarships for Black and Latino students. http://hajj.is/1hhi1GR
It's quickly becoming the No. 1 choice for 20-something and 30-something career changers who are fed up with their current gigs and want to learn a valuable skill quickly. Coding—also called programming or software engineering—is the go-to field for these types of transitions. Coders learn how to build websites, apps...
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I am excited to announce that I have been featured as a +Black Enterprise  #BEModernMan , it is a tremendous honor.
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New Economy Initiative 2015 ‪#‎NEIdeas‬ has launched: Detroit Entrepreneurs apply to win $10K (deadline 06/04) or $100K (deadline 06/25) http://hajj.is/1Q9XRsS ‪#‎startups‬
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Wall Street is losing Talent to Tech! (via +USA TODAY ) http://hajj.is/1EG1Ua7
Google's announcement Tuesday that it has hired Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer underscored Wall Street's diminishing power over top talent to Silicon Valley.
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Twitter faces gender bias lawsuit. http://hajj.is/1Bahb1Q
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Applications for +Techstars  Mobility Detroit ends 03/15/15 (Led by +Ted Serbinski ) http://hajj.is/1xgyRam #ConnectedStar #Startups
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The +Fast Company  Most Innovative Companies of 2015. http://hajj.is/1AeiSND
Stories tagged with Most Innovative Companies 2015.
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"Detroit's Future requires making Innovation & Tech accessible to all people"- Hajj Flemings ‪#‎knightcities‬ ‪#‎Diversity‬ ‪#‎BEModernman‬
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I especially like the "innovation" part. The future is closer than we think.
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2015 BrandZ Top 100 Global Brands Report http://hajj.is/1BoYGqY #brandman
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+Brand Camp University  is partnering with the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and @google to bring Rev. Jesse Jackson and the “Diversity and Inclusion in Tech: Dream Makers, Risk Takers and Money Makers" Forum to Detroit on 05/18/15. There are limited tickets! http://brd.camp/pushtechdet  cc: +Chris Genteel 
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Apple commits more than $50 million to diversity efforts. http://hajj.is/1BqFKep
A flashy new smart watch isn’t all Apple has up its sleeve. The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations that aim to get more women, minorities, and veterans working in tech.
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Forget Silicon Valley: 7 Better Cities for Startups and #Detroit is #4 on that list. (via +Inc. Magazine ) http://hajj.is/1y9K4tB
Silicon Valley is too expensive and too competitive. Consider locating your startup in one of these great alternatives.
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  • Student Ventures
    Co-Founder, 2011 - present
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    CEO/Founder, 2008 - present
  • Brand Camp University
    Personal Branding, Branding, Marketing, Social Media, present
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Founder of Brand Camp University, Brand Strategist, and Startup Founder - http://hajjflemings.com, http://brandcampu.com and http://gokit.me
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Hajj Flemings Title: CEO/Founder of Brand Camp University & Co-Founder of Gokit Hajj is a leading brand strategist, speaker, author and tech entrepreneur. He was featured in CNN’s Black In America 4:  The New Promised Land:  Silicon Valley and viewed by millions of people.  The documentary chronicled the journey of Hajj and 7-other entrepreneurs from around the nation as they lived in Silicon Valley. He also founded Brand Camp University in 2008 and has grown it into the largest personal branding conference in the Midwest.  In 2011 he expanded the Michigan conference and added the NYC and Boston markets. Hajj was selected as the inaugural Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 winner.  Oakland County is one of the most affluent counties in the country from over 400 nominees. Founder of Gokit (Michigan based) a tech startup that will officially launch Sunday, March 11 at SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, TX one of the largest interactive conferences in the country which is attended by 20,000 people annually. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and CNN Tech Money on the subject of startups, digital technology and branding. His client list includes:  Walt Disney, the U.S. Olympic Committee (Paralympics), the U.S. Department of Defense, Iowa State University, University of Michigan - Ross School of Business, Davidson College, University of Detroit and many more Follow Me Online Facebook: http://Facebook.com/HajjFlemings Twitter: @HajjFlemings Google Plus:  http://gplus.to/hajjflemings Blogs http://brandcampu.com http://gokit.me http://hajjflemings.com
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Personal Branding, Keynote Speaker, Startup Founder
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  • Lawrence Technological University
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  • Michigan Technological University
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering
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