The brand new partnership kicks off throughout AfroTech 2022 in Austin with a collection of instructional occasions geared to individuals of coloration and ladies entrepreneurs.
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DivInc, the premier startup accelerator for individuals of coloration and ladies entrepreneurs and Blavity.org Basis, the racial fairness and social impression group created by the founders of Blavity Inc. are proud to announce their partnership targeted on bridging the hole between entrepreneurs of coloration and ladies and the assets and community they should succeed.
“DivInc and Blavity.org Basis are each doing the heavy lifting for our communities, however we all know that we will carry extra worth and significant impression by working collectively, ” stated DivInc Co-Founder and CEO, Preston James. “Via this partnership, we’re going to generate extra wealth era alternatives for aspiring BIPOC entrepreneurs.”
Collaboration between the 2 organizations can be a primary step in constructing a coalition across the points confronted by girls and BIPOC entrepreneurs.
“As we method our second 12 months within the Black wealth and liberation area we now have made partnership a compulsory a part of our mannequin,” stated Tamyra Gordon, Government Director of Blavity.org Basis. “We imagine our liberation will come from our collaboration and mixing forces will add worth to our communities and supply a mannequin for the way Black organizations can proceed to work collectively.”
The official partnership launches in mid-November with two particular occasions concurrent with Blavity Inc.’s AfroTech Convention. Each particular occasions are free and open to the general public.
November 14 – Entrepreneurship on Function
A panel dialogue and workshop that includes girls leaders on the intersection of wellness, and entrepreneurship. Audio system embody Sian Morson, Web3 Chief & VP of Neighborhood at Cool Cats NFT, Taylor Shead, STEMuLI, Robyn Rodriguez, Black Woman Ventures, Sonja Marie, Grasp Intuitive Astrologer & ESSENCE Journal Columnist, and Jynnette Lewis, Founding father of Internal Solar Alchemy.
November 15 – Accessing Capital Authentically
A night of frank dialog targeted on navigating the enterprise capital world as a lady or founding father of coloration. Featured panelists embody Aaron Samuels, Co-Founder and COO of Blavity Inc., and Jourdan Guyton, Founding father of Vera Jean Media, with moderator, Preston James, Co-Founder and CEO of DivInc.
The occasions collection is introduced by Brown Advisory, JustWorks, and ZenBusiness with extra help from program accomplice, Black Woman Ventures.
Study extra on the official web site.
DivInc is a 501c3 nonprofit group whose mission is to generate social and financial fairness by way of entrepreneurship by equipping girls and BIPOC tech startup founders with entry to the essential assets they should construct investable corporations.
DivInc’s core programming features a 12-week accelerator program designed to attach founders to the curriculum and assets, skilled networks, and capital they should thrive. Based in Austin in 2016, DivInc has supported 87 corporations and over 100 founders.
Study extra at www.divinc.org.
Blavity.org is formally Blavity.org Basis and we’re a 501(c)(3) public charitable group. Created by the founders of Blavity Inc. in 2020, we launched our applications in 2021 and are devoted to empowering Black entrepreneurs to create generational wealth by way of schooling, storytelling, and Black Gravity (neighborhood constructing).
Our work facilities on collaboration to supply Black entrepreneurs with unconventional instruments, areas of genuine connection, and empowerment to spark generational shifts in how the entrepreneurship journey is skilled and its story is informed and handed down.
Study extra at www.blavity.org
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Government Director, Blavity.org