It’s Black History Month. A perfect time to celebrate some of the amazing black women founders we’ve had the pleasure of hearing from in our pages over the past several years.
Lessons From Two Fundraising Rounds and $7.3m in Capital Raised
We sat down with Kristina Jones, CEO and Co-Founder of Court Buddy, who talked with us about her experiences raising Seed and Series A funding rounds.
Arlan Hamilton: Breaking Barriers and Empowering the Next Wave of Black Female Investors
The Founder of Backstage Capital has plenty of advice for black women who are getting started as investors. Here, she shares her wisdom and success stories.
How Mented Got From Prototype to Being a VC-Backed Consumer Brand
KJ Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Mented, talks about fundraising, convincing investors, product testing, influencer strategy, and more.
How a Mother’s Love of Cookies and Chemistry Made STEM a Core Piece of My Life
Those days spent together in the kitchen had little to do with engineering the perfect cookie but everything to do with creating fond memories and shaping a young STEM Gem.
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
“White people can be exhausting” is the first line of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. If that doesn’t signal what’s to come, I’ll tell you this book is a complete page-turner.
How to Use Alternative Financing Techniques to Fund Your Business
Identifying alternative financing vehicles has become more important, and Roshawnna Novellus runs through vehicles that have become a more frequently used path to startup resourcing.
How Technology is Helping to Advance Gender Equality
Internet access, automation, and other digital tools have helped to remove some of the barriers keeping women from pursuing educational opportunities, participating in the workplace, and having their voices heard, via Terri Williams.
Kwanza Jones on Supercharging Entrepreneurs and Investors
She’s many things: an investor, a venture capitalist, a CEO, and an artist; but most importantly, Jones is a “catalyst.” She makes it her business to energize and empower others.
“Not Investing in Black Women Will Forever Be a VC’s Worst Mistake.”
Jasmine Crowe has built a company that makes money, saves company clients money, improves efficiency and reduces waste, all to stamp out hunger in America.
11 Super-Effective Ways to Advance Your Career Without Shoving It in Everyone’s Face
You can use these tactics to make sure everyone knows how dedicated you are without having to come out and say, “Hey everyone, look how dedicated I am,” which, of course, would be career suicide.
She Helped Invent Apple TV, Now She’s Reinventing Email at Superhuman
Superhuman’s Head of Mobile Emuye Reynolds is a young black woman who’s already made history several times in her programming career and now aims to reinvent email.