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Digital Grass, a social impact group and diversity accelerator, will expand its programs and services to help close the diversity gap across South Florida’s tech and innovation community. It received $75,000 in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Digital Grass provides minority, women and LGBT-owned startups and established companies with access to mentors, financial investors, symposiums and other business development tools. It also offers peer matchmaking assistance for established companies interested in participating in diversity inclusion. “We’ve taken a pressing topic in America and made it a focus in South Florida to show the power and benefits of diversity inclusion in technology and innovation,” said Michael Hall, co-founder of Digital Grass.

Leadership changes are challenging. They can be even tougher when an iconic company founder is replaced. Nike and Starbucks SBUX +0.08% both stumbled after Phil Knight and Howard Schultz stepped down from leading their respective companies. Steve Jobs was ousted from Apple AAPL -0.45% in 1985 and the company entered a near death spiral in the early 1990s. But Jobs returned in 1996 to lead the company to unprecedented heights. In Apple’s latest transition, the train keeps on rolling under CEO Tim Cook, who replaced Jobs in 2011. “The brand promise with Apple is so strong and they continue to deliver on that,” says Kevin Lane Keller, a branding expert and professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.

TORONTO — The National Basketball Association (NBA) today unveiled the logo for NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto -- the first NBA All-Star to be held outside of the United States. The logo design pays tribute to the iconic CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere and the crown jewel of Toronto's skyline.

According to Content Marketing Institute, 86% of B2B marketers and 77% of B2C marketers are taking advantage of content marketing. And Curata found that the vast majority of marketers plan to boost their content marketing spend. But not all content marketing is created equal. While some is instrumental in fostering brand awareness, leads, and/ or sales, others fall short.