This Black Entrepreneur Is Giving Away Thousands To Startup Companies

Rashad Howard is an activist but he doesn’t attend protests. Instead, he gives his money away to entrepreneurs who are starting companies. Rashad’s activism is business and through that vehicle he’s determined to see his people gain self determination — the ability to control our own fate and dictate what happens in our lives. Having […]

Rappers Are Taking Over The Venture Capital World

Recently Jay Z made a $1 million investment in a Black owned vegan cookie company. The investment wasn’t simply an act of Mr. Carter writing a million dollar check because he heard a good idea. Rather, the investment came from Carter’s firm, Marcy Venture Partners. Founded in June of 2018, the venture capital fund has […]

Serena Williams Launches Venture Capital Fund For Women, People Of Color

Less than 1% of American venture capital-backed founders are Black. In 2018 firms led by women received only 2.2% of all venture funds. There is a serious problem in the venture capital space and ultimately, Black people are suffering because of it. As always, a Black woman is stepping up to do something about it. […]