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Where Inclusion
and Investing  Meet

Our Mission 

Empowering black wealth builders  and entrepreneurs on the growth-scale-exit path through education

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The Facts of Economic Disparity

The Facts of Economic Disparity

Equity in funding remains elusive

In 2021, startups raised a record $147 billion but only 1.2% went to Black founders. Access to capital remains a barrier to black business success. 

About the Movement

An increasing number of angel investors invest online through equity crowdfunding or organize themselves into angel groups or angel networks to pool resources. Over the last 15 years, the amount of angel capital going to women founders has increased with the number of women angel investors.

We believe that diversity and inclusion efforts designed to increase the number of black people involved in angel investing will lead to more black entrepreneurs receiving angel capital....often the first step in getting on the trajectory to venture capital.

Watch: An Introductory Video
Exploring Barriers to Capital Access,  Start-up Funding, and Angel Investing

Learn the truth about the obstacles to funding for black-owned businesses and ways to increase access to startup funding through angel investing.

Making of Black Angels is a complimentary workshop supported with generous funding from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Shining a Light  on the Historical Legacy of Economic Racism

Why do historical barriers continue to be an obstacle to capital access for black entrepreneurs ? 
 

Join us in a powerful learning experience:

  • Understand how startup funding works

  • How did the Paypal startup create an enduring pool of startup capital?  

  • Introduction to angel investing, including crowd-sourcing 

 

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Deep Dive:  Access the Full-Length Course
(Offered via Teachable Platform)

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All courses are offered complimentary thanks to funding provided in part by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ideal for entrepreneurs, investors, and allies at any stage of investment planning and capital funding exploration:

  • Part 1: An introduction to startup funding explores deal sourcing and evaluation. Hear about the angel investing journey from Stephanie Fowler, Founder & Managing Partner, Morgan Capital Partners, LLC.
     

  • Part 2: In this second part of a three-part series, delves into how to evaluate deals and developing your criteria. Meet current venture fund and angel investors.
     

  • Part 3: In this culminating session, hear from the angel investor community, learn about tangible ways to start your journey, including the critical role crowdfunding plays.

Resources

Find a community of like-minded people who believe that inclusion and diversity matter in investing and wealth building and creation.  Explore capital resources and more.

This initiative is funded with generous support from
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