FOUNDERS

We source founders through our extensive community relationships. Once selected, businesses join aligned cohorts to generate collective resources. Explore the profiles below to learn more about the participating businesses. 

Black Complex

Aaron Jordan

Camp Clarity

BYHAZE

Scriptly Rx

Danny Corprew

Dream Girl Box

Eboni Bell

Radical Health

Ivelyse Andino

361 Commission

Johnson Family

Melanated Healthcare

Lecresha Sewell

Carabelle's Eats & Treats

Maria Morris

Kentucky Greens Co.

Michael Jackson

PEP Rally

Nikki Patterson Smith & Sean Smith

Funkytown Brewery

Richard Bloomfield, Greg Williams, & Zack Day

GovLia

ShaKeia Kegler

Boxley Brewing Company

Thomas Boxley

Bowen Creative

Vanessa Bowen

Black UX Labs

Amber Fields

Niniijaanis

Brook LaFloe

Brite Trace

Danten Rice & Nolan Carrico

Nubian Newborns

Ebony Campbell

Loop Closing

Jeffrey Neal

Elephant in the Room

Keionna Baker & Cherena Fox

Native Realities

Lee Francis IV

Next Door Market

Megan & Branden Bell

Tepito Coffee Roasters

Mike de la Rocha & Richard Cabral

Wavlength

Oluwasanmi Ariyo

BrainSTEM University

Ricky Mason

Tribaja

Shannon Morales

Tisdale23 Catering

Tiffany Tisdale-Braxton

DUES24

Vanessa Williams-Harvey

Pinetart Co

Andrea Cozier Mclean

Amplify for Women

Carlisha Williams-Bradley

SportsMarkit

David Gibson

Lotus Life & Wellness

Erika Quezada

JoBé Products

JoCari T. Beattie

Kindred Seedlings Farm

LaShauna Austria

wellmarkt, Inc.

Lily Cabrera

Morning Light Kombucha

Melinda Williamson

JumpButton Studio

Nicodemus Madehdou

SÜPRMARKT

Olympia Auset

Gardenio

Roman Gonzalez & Chelsea Shaw

Guishard Films

Tamika R. Guishard

Itality

Tina Archuleta

Rosa Rebellion

Virginia Cumberbatch & Meagan Harding

Planting People Growing Justice

Artika Tyner

Productions

Carolyn Pitt

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center

Dr. Glynita Bell

Karuna Colectiva

Henry Jake Foreman

ATP - MD

Joe James

Observe

Lawrence Chen & Chi-chi Nwankwo

Apiary in the Sky

Marcellis Counts

Peatland Technologies

Melissa Floyd

HBCU 20x20

Nicole Tinson

Sanara

Rebekah Jasso Jensen

Détroit is the New Black

Roslyn Karamoko

Buy Black Lou

Tanika Bryant

Shoppe Black

Tony Lawson & Shantrelle Lewis