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August 2, 2021

The First Black-Owned FinTech Company to Offer 'Buy Now Pay Later' Services to Small Businesses Nationwide

Founders of Novae LLC

Meet the founders of Novae LLC, the first Black-owned fintech company to offer Buy Now, Pay Later services to online and offline merchants under the brand Novae Financing. CEO Reco McCambry believes that these services — which are designed to fight inequality faced by minority entrepreneurs by drastically increasing sales for these partner merchants — are the first of their kind.

July 29, 2021

Black Gaming Couple Infuses Next Level Video Game Apps with Positive Characters of Color

Clara and Dejon Turner, creators of The Doll House Family app

Meet Clara and Dejon Turner, an African American visionary power couple from Aurora, Colorado who are the creators of a state-of-the-art, family-friendly app called The Doll House Family™. The duo decided to create the app after growing tired of looking at the gaming landscape and not seeing favorable images of Black and brown people.

July 7, 2021

Scientist Launches Black-Owned Tech Startup, Aims to Revolutionize Footwear Technology

Dr. Von Homer, founder and chief scientist of HX Innovations

Meet Dr. Von Homer, Founder and Chief Scientist of HX Innovations, a first-of-its-kind tech startup that aims to map a client’s body to ensure that his or her biomechanics (body movements) align with the individual’s chosen footwear. This helps to not only mitigate or avoid future injury but also to fulfill movement goals while perhaps running a marathon or walking around the block with a grandchild.

June 29, 2021

Black Videographer Launches Tech Startup to Increase Black Representation in the Digital Media Industry

Imani Lee, founder of Black Stock Footage

Meet Imani Lee, MBA, founder of Black Stock Footage, LLC, a new stock video platform that is 100% focused on Black people, cultures, hues, phenotypes, and activities. The early-stage tech startup will empower video content creators with better access to stock footage that makes it easier for them to include Black representation in their video projects. This platform is designed for advertising agencies, marketing companies, freelance video creators, small businesses, and media outlets who want better access to diverse video clips.

June 3, 2021

Founder of Black-Owned Podcast Network Launches Newly Designed Mobile App to Over 3 Million Users

Bennie Randall, founder and owner of Bshani Radio

Meet Bennie Randall, the mastermind behind Bshani Radio which has been named as one of’s Top 20 Independent Podcast Networks. Just recently, Bennie has proudly launched a new version of the company’s mobile app for iPhone and Android devices. Users can get the app for free from the company’s official website or download it directly from the Google Play Store and Apple's iOS App Store.

May 11, 2021

Founder of Black Woman-Owned Streaming Network on a Mission to Raise $15M From Investors

Regina D. Braggs, founder and CEO of Applause Network TV

Regina D. Braggs, Founder and CEO of Applause Network TV, Inc., is raising $15,000,000 with a Reg D 506 (c) through accredited investors. Incorporated in 2010, Applause Network TV has been providing streaming services consisting of original videos, live shows, and on-demand content created by a talented production team and Board of Directors with 40+ years of combined experience.

April 21, 2021

This Black Woman Entrepreneur Raised $2M for Her Company... During a Pandemic!

Dawn Dickson

Dawn Dickson, an African American serial entrepreneur who is founder and CEO of automated retail company PopCom, was able to raise nearly $2 million in crowdfunding for her businesses even in the middle of the pandemic. She says the pandemic actually opened more favorable opportunities for her and her businesses.

April 16, 2021

Angel Rich Makes History as 1st Black Woman to Develop Fintech App in Partnership With Experian

Angel Rich

Acclaimed financial guru Angel Rich has partnered with Experian®, one of the largest credit reporting companies in the world, to launch her newly developed artificial intelligence fintech app called CreditRich. The app rounds up consumers' spare change to pay their bills intelligently and potentially increase their credit score in real-time. It is designed to help people manage their credit potential and is offering what the company terms ‘credit intelligence’ to help users forecast the impact of their credit behavior.

March 25, 2021

Black-Owned Tech Company Creates Safety App to Help Prevent Police Brutality

Eric Mill, CTO MyOneOne app

WestMason, a Black-owned design and development studio based in Orlando, has announced the launch of their first mobile app called MyOneOne, available on iOS and Android. The mobile experience offers a personal security network made up of your friends and family.

March 16, 2021

11-Year-Old Black Student Wins Coding Competition, Beats 3,000 Rivals From Around the Globe

Dominic Darby, Black student who won Xprize Coding competition

Meet Dominic Darby, an 11-year old student from St. Catherine, Jamaica, who has recently won the XPRIZE Connect Code Games competition after creating his own video game for the first time. He was one of the only 17 winners out of the 3,000 people who joined the global competition last year.

March 4, 2021

Black Entrepreneur Makes History Distributing Air Purifiers That Combat Airborne Viruses & Influenza

Gerald Baptiste, founder of Eagle Eye Resources

Meet Gerald Baptiste, the founder and owner of Eagle Eye Resources, a Black-owned construction company that is working diligently to restore our economy and instill a sense of normalcy in the United States. With the deployment of an air purification technology called photocatalytic oxidation (PCO), Gerald is doing his part to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus.

February 11, 2021

Microsoft Partners Get in on the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Movement

Attend the official “Rise” launch of the Black Channel Partner Alliance and Inaugural Tech Acceleration Program

African Americans and Microsoft

Out of 64,000 Microsoft Partners in the United States, less than 1% are Black-owned. The Black Channel Partner Alliance (BCPA) exists to convert these numbers and lead the transformation by scaling Black-owned technology businesses. As a wealth-building organization committed to accelerating the growth of Black innovators and Black-owned technology businesses, BCPA will be providing mentorship, coaching, and a community to support, and ensure growth.

January 28, 2021

Master P, Romeo to Partner With America's First Black-Owned SuperCar Manufacturer

Master P, Romeo and Richard Patterson with their Black-owned supercar

Percy "Master P" Miller and his son Romeo are partnering with designer Richard Patterson to launch a new automotive brand called Trion SuperCars. Patterson, a former Tesla designer, has already created the Nemesis RR, and is the founder of the first Black-owned supercar manufacturer in the U.S.

January 20, 2021

Meet the First Black Entrepreneur to Invent a Solar Powered Backpack

Mike Bellot, creator of Solo Bag

Meet Mike Bellot, the CEO and Co-Founder of Solo Bag - an innovative school backpack that provides light for reading and power for charging mobile phones and tablets. The backpack was cleverly designed with a built-in solar panel to help students in third world countries who have little to no reliable access to electricity.

January 19, 2021

Television Executive of 30 Years Launches Streaming Service Called Black Wall Street TV

Darnell Washington, founder of Black Wall Street TV Network

Darnell Washington, a native son of Tulsa, Oklahoma, who has over 30 years of experience in television broadcasting sales, management, and ownership, has created a new streaming service called the Black Wall Street TV Network. He says he was inspired by the extraordinary success of the original entrepreneurs of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the early 1900s.

January 4, 2021

Meet the African American Founder That Raised $1.05M For Her Consumer Electronics Startup

Chaymeriyia Moncrief, founder of NSPRE

It's no secret that the consumers' electronics market is an extremely competitive space. For the last decade, there have been many key players with only two who take up 56% of the market alone. With very little diversity in the electronics field, this founder took advantage of that void.

December 10, 2020

Black Entrepreneur Launches to Help Increase Your Credit Score

Allen Brown, CEO and founder of

Allen Brown, CEO and founder of, helps users build their credit while taking online courses in various topics. After discovering how many in his community were struggling to advance financially due to low credit scores, he came up with a two-for-one system that will educate you and help you increase your credit score at the same time.

October 26, 2020

Black-Owned Tech Start-Up Revolutionizes the Home Inspection Industry Using Artificial Intelligence

Michael Floyd and Lenora Felder, founders of AfterrHome

A new, innovative Baltimore-based tech start-up called AfterrHome is changing the way the world views the home inspection industry by using Artificial Intelligence to help prospective buyers and sellers book and facilitate home inspections.

October 15, 2020

Black Mom of 3 Launches Online Bootcamp Teaching Kids Addicted to Video Games How to Code

Sharen Eddings, founder and CEO of CodeWithSharen, is teaching young ones how to produce technology instead of consuming it.
Sharen Eddings, founder of CodeWithSharen
As information transforms into digital format, many businesses are turning towards technology. As this new economy develops, special skills like computer programming and coding are increasing in demand. CEO of CodeWithSharen, top computer programmer and a mother of three, Sharen Eddings, is ahead of the game by establishing a coding lesson specialized for the younger generation, but open for all.

October 12, 2020

Entrepreneur Launches Empowr Black News App to Change the Perception of African Americans

Adrian Devezin, founder of the Empowr news app

Meet Adrian Le'Roy Devezin, founder of Empowr News, a news app built by Black engineers for a Black-owned nonprofit featuring only Black news publishers.