196 Black-Led Startups

List of black-led startups, list of black-founded and black-run startups, and a list of companies founded by persons of color.

Last updated 9/13/2020

A collection of incredible people behind these Black-led startups, websites and ventures. Excludes those > 1000 employees. We'll add more features and businesses over time, but no ads, tracking or cookies.

By CityBy StaffBy Year

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To add a name, get API access to read/write data, provide suggestions or if you wish to offer free services to the execs on here with less than 50 employees, contact the editor. We do not accept requests to advertise. Submissions must include the entrepreneur's name, and business website. If they have a LinkedIn profile, please include. We aim to validate every business submitted to ensure info is accurate.
If they do not have a website, please provide their contact information so we can donate a domain name and assign volunteers to build a site for free. We aim to launch volunteer-made sites within 14 days or less.

Resources

google doc, 18 pages

→ Black American Startup Ecosystem (Startups, VCs, Resources)
directory

→ June 12 - 135 Black-owned Toronto businesses to support
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→ 5 Tech Startups to Watch
press

→ Jun 9, 2020 - Collab Capital Launches with $50 Fund
press

→ Jun 3, 2020 - New SoftBank Fund to Focus on Minority-led Startups
press

→ Mar 12, 2020 - From Zune Pizza to Planet FWD (Raised $2.7M Seed)
press

→ BE: The Most Influential Black Technology Executives
directory

→ Afrobiz.ca - Black Owned Canadian Business Directory
vc

→ Harlem Capital Portfolio
vc

→ Backstage Capital