Data Sets

Acquired Black Woman-led Companies

Acquired Black Woman-led Companies

Black-woman led companies that have been acquired in the last 10 years
Black-led SaaS Companies

Black-led SaaS Companies

A look at software-as-a-service companies led by Black founders
Breaking, Future of Work

$1M+ HBCU Alum-Founded Companies

With deep investment in HBCU entrepreneurship programs and fund access, Black-led companies with founder origing from these institutions, are picking up steam.
Breaking, Future of Work

US-Based Black Tech Conferences

The lifeblood of diverse tech conferences was compromised during COVID-19 pandemic. But Black tech conferences are in full force across virtual environments and cities like Austin, Minnapolis, Oakland, Miami, and others.
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Corporate Companies Investing in Black-Led VC Firms

Over $300 million was raised by Black-led VC firms in the last year alone with Fortune 500 companies leading the charge. Tech, apparel, retail, and finance industries led the charge on directing millions to firms previously struggling.
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Accelerators Supporting Black Founders

The Plug research found that for Black founders who successfully went on to raise capital following their participation in Y Combinator, 500 Startups, or Techstars accelerators, 1/3 began their journey in Black-led acceleerators. Nationally, these accelerators are serving as entry points for Black founders building high tech companies.
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Black-Owned VC FIrms

Growth of firms led by Black partners is on the rise, with 2020 and 2021 serving as marquee years of growth for micro and macro funds.
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Black College Computer Science Programs

Computer science and engineering colleges span the 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in existence today. Graduation stats, student enrollment, and professor instruction over time reveals growth in these majors at HBCUs.
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Tech DEI Offcers

The Chief Diversity officer role has expanded over the last decade, with tech companies adopting this role to their HR and People Operations teams.
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US-Based Black-Owned Co-Working Spaces

Roughly 70 co-working spaces across the country are operated by a Black operated, with highest concentrations appearing in the North East. Despite COVID-19 forcing many to shutter, there are still many going strong.