The Week in 90 Seconds — June 23, 2023

You’re busy. No, seriously, you are so busy. That’s why every week we put together a 90-ish second video to keep you up to date with what happened this week on GrepBeat. 

Here are some highlights: 

  • Raleigh-based, Black-owned fintech startup Cadence Cash—which is focused on helping businesses owned by minorities and women access capital quickly—announced a new product (micro loans) and a new COO on Juneteenth. [Read story here]
  • Chapel Hill online apparel brand LoPo Diveskins makes its products from reclaimed plastic bottles that would otherwise be polluting the ocean. [Read story here]
  • With his online tutoring startup, TutorSmith, NC State computer engineering student Austin Ketola hopes to bridge the achievement gap between underprivileged and affluent students by making online tutoring less expensive. [Read the story here]

Watch the full The Week in 90 Seconds for June 23:

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Jackie is a reporter and producer at GrepBeat. Along with writing about tech startups and entrepreneurs, she oversees all social media platforms and produces digital media content. Before starting at GrepBeat, she graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in media and journalism in May 2021. She has written for The Daily Tar Heel and Boston Herald. In her spare time, you can catch her at a hot yoga class or volunteering to walk dogs at the local animal shelter.