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Across the US, there are amazing Black startup founders who are building great companies yet are locked out of access to the funding that is critical to their success.
Acclinate is a digital heath company diversifying clinical trials. Del Smith, co-founder and CEO of Acclinate, is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about using business to make a positive societal impact. He has extensive experience in healthcare, IT, higher education, and government. His related research has appeared in several leading publications. Del earned his Ph. AfriBlocks is a SaaS-enabled freelance marketplace. AfriBlocks connects talented freelancers from Africa with gigs across the globe. He is also the founding board member of STEM advocacy organization Rythm Labs, where he has created and curated resources to increase participation in the global tech economy throughout the African diaspora.
In addition to being a founder, Roger is also an active angel investor and VC scout; these roles allow him to support resilient founders and innovative startups. He is a recipient of the James P. He credits his upbringing on the westside of Chicago and his time as an undergraduate at Howard University with sparking his passion for entrepreneurship and public service. BestFit addresses basic needs like housing and food insecurity for students who cannot afford to stay in college, even with financial aid. Asha Owens is an award-winning product deer and software engineer committed to building equitable, community-centered technology.
She is a former Columbia University De Leader, 4. Throughout her career, Asha has utilized her interdisciplinary background in Neuroscience B. At BestFit, Asha has led the team to de and build EdTech tools that received national recognition. InBestFit was awarded the Rise Prize Early Stage —a prize for innovative solutions supporting the postsecondary success of student parents.
Billseye offers the first and only real time mobile call billing solution.
When Alcide proposed the idea for Billseye, Armond's response was, "we can do that". The rest is history, as the brothers have successfully built the world's most innovative billing platform for mobile calls. What's next? The complete disruption of the mobile voice communications industry. The current iteration of Billseye is just the first step on a path towards a future where our users can regain control of the time they spend communicating on their mobile devices. Billseye will make the saying "time is money" a tangible reality for anyone running our software. Alcide is especially grateful for the opportunity to realize a lifelong dream of building a business with his brother.
Devin is a serial entrepreneur and developer. Over the years, he has started several companies such as Sprout Connections, an app to help people find relevant connections at professional networking events, which he grew to 60k users.
Devin's ability to write code, lead teams, and sell products make him a formidable company builder. Blue Studios is a live and on-demand Pre K to 12th grade STEM edutainment platform leveraging automation, synthetic media, and game de principles to create content cheaper, faster, and better, while also enabling the middle class of creators in the passion and gig economy.
Kelley is a graduate of Howard University with a B. Boddle is a gamified education platform for grades K-6 that leverages AI and gameplay to transform digital learning content into engaging learning experiences that are simultaneously fun, personalized, and effective.
Edna Martinson is the co-founder of Boddle Learning. Prior to starting Boddle, she worked in operations, marketing, and market analysis for companies in edtech, commercial real estate and higher education. Recently recognized in Forbes NextEdna has always been a big believer in the importance of education and a solid foundation at a young age, and this passion to help young kids succeed academically has fueled her passion for the edtech space.
BoxedUp is an on-demand equipment rental marketplace. A Seat Pleasant, MD native, Donald is a self-taught coder, 3x founder, and a long time operator with more than 13 years in both startup and Fortune enterprises. After nearly four years leading teams and building customer solutions at Amazon's Business Marketplace, he and his team are scaling BoxedUp, an on-demand equipment rental platform disrupting the billion dollar sharing economy.
COI Energy is a digital energy management platform that detects and eliminates energy waste in buildings. SaLisa L. She practices the Platinum Rule in all that she does, "Do unto your customer as they would have you to do unto them. SinceSaLisa provided over 50 scholarships to high school and college students. Inshe established the Karl H. Lewis Engineering Impact Alumni Endowment at the University of Pittsburgh for minority students enrolled in Engineering with four scholarships disbursed to date.
Inshe was appointed to the Board of Trustees at the University of Pittsburgh. One of SaLisa's core values is philanthropy. Her mission in life is to positively impact the space she occupies by leaving it better than she found it. With experience at some of the most notable coupon and advertising companies, Hakeem utilized his natural talent for linking the technical and commercial industries in order to launch CX. His vision is to give everyone access to customer data, particularly local mom-and-pop restaurants that may not have the resources to leverage a sophisticated digital platform.
Hakeem volunteers annually with mentorship to youth via Kappa Alpha Psi's Kappa League in his free time. DOSS is a voice-activated digital real estate assistant deed to radically evolve the way people search, service, and transact real estate. For the last five 5 years, he and his team have been obsessed with creating and developing an End-to-End Fair-Priced Digital Real Estate Marketplace that will radically evolve the way people buy, rent, search, sell, and service real estate.
He has approximately 21 years of real estate experience. The idea of building an Intelligent Personal Assistant exclusively for the real estate industry happened in when he saw IBM Watson play against the two 2 winningest players in Jeopardy history. Months later, Apple introduced the world to Siri. He wanted to empower everybody to speak, text, or type any question about any property to get accurate, easy, and instant answers. Bobby Bryant has built the ideal team, the best technology, and at the right time.
EyeGage increases the speed and accuracy of drug detection with computer vision analysis of the eye. Her expertise lies in the areas of artificial intelligence AI and eye-analysis technologies. She has developed a robotic engagement model based on user eye gaze and pupil size dilation and constriction. This engagement model has been applied to both math education and physical therapy to improve learning outcomes. Over the past decade, the robotic engagement model and eye-analysis software has been published, patented, and d for commercial use.
After living with a loved one with an alcohol addiction, Dr. Brown has now applied the aforementioned eye-analysis techniques to individuals under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
A platform for hosting live talk shows between VIPs and fans from anywhere, broadcast everywhere. Adam Jones is cofounder, CEO, and CTO of FanFest, a "Clubhouse meets Twitch" platform where fans virtually "hop on stage" with VIPs, which the biggest names in entertainment use to create interactive experiences personalized to each fan with 2 lines of code unlocking x incremental revenue per fan.
Prior to FanFest, Adam spent 8 years in strategy consulting for Fortune tech, media, and healthcare companies at PwC. Fourth Party is the most feature-rich practice management solution for mediators, arbitrators, and negotiators. Melissa co-founded Fourth Party, a scalable Saas application, to provide a more efficient practice management solution for negotiators. Melissa is also an accomplished fundraiser who leverages her extensive experience as a grant writer, and an events and digital fundraising strategist to coach leaders and teams who serve mission-driven organizations.
She resides in Atlanta. She founded her company after witnessing an investor shame a group of Black founders for not being able to raise a friends and family round. On that day, she made it her purpose to create friends and family capital for every Black Founder. She takes a nurturing, collaborative approach paired with group economics in helping founders secure the capital they need to be able to fulfill their wildest entrepreneurial dreams.
It takes a village to raise a Founder, and Renee is on a mission to create that village for 10, Black Founders. FundStory is an all-in-one solution to help founders access and manage non-dilutive capital. Before founding FundStory, Bobby entered the technology industry as an early sales hire at CartsGuru.
Shortly after, began his entrepreneurial career focused on software, internet services, and mobile technologies as co-founder of two consumer-focused startups. From these experiences he learned early on that not every tech business is a good fit for venture capital.
This amongst other insights, led to a mission driven purpose to help founders access capital while avoiding dilution. GeoCloud enables personalized and enriched, location based experiences. Abiodun Johnson is a co-founder of GeoCloud, a location intelligence platform that solves location based and near-me area network problems through software applications. Prior to starting GeoCloud, Abiodun co-founded CO, a tech platform that allows brands to create, distribute and monetize visual content through social media influencers and brand advocates.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Abiodun moved to Nigeria as and returned to the states at the age of six. His passion for technology started at a young age and brought him to New Hampshire, where he majored in Engineering Sciences at Dartmouth College. Abiodun is a natural leader with an extensive background in tech, with more than a decade of experience building software products in artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital marketing, eCommerce and social commerce for B2B and B2C customers. In addition to his devotion to tech and entrepreneurship, Johnson is passionate about empowering others to achieve success.
He currently resides in Manhattan, where he enjoys traveling and exploring different cultures, spending time with his family and practicing Muay Thai in his free time. Greentop Gifts brings diversity to every celebration. Launched in by Jackie Rodgers, Greentop Gifts has become a go-to brand for celebratory inclusion and representation.
As a graduate of Clark Atlanta University, the HBCU alum is on a mission to bring diversity to all celebrations by making them culturally inclusive in an era where representation matters. What originally began with Christmas products solely for her two-year-old son turned into a company bringing joy to thousands of other households across the United States with their unique and captivating gifting products that include birthdays and special celebrations.
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