Focus Area: BIPOC Founders

August 9, 2022

Mendoza Ventures

Mendoza Ventures is an early-stage and growth venture fund based in Boston. It takes a depth-focused approach, looking for founders who demonstrate domain expertise in one of their three main focus areas across fintech, AI, and cybersecurity.

January 25, 2022

AmPac Business Capital

Our commitment to our borrowers and our partners is to be an ethical and responsive community leader that provides loan products and resources to foster the success of small businesses at all stages of growth.

Upfront Ventures

Upfront Ventures strives to invest in companies that consciously work to build diverse teams. We invest nationally (sometimes internationally), but our entire team is in Los Angeles, giving our portfolio valuable leverage.

Reinventure Capital

Reinventure Capital is a leading venture capital practice committed to advancing racial and gender equity in the allocation of risk capital to BIPOC and women founders ready to profitably scale their technology driven growth businesses.

1863 Ventures

We accelerate Black and Brown entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth, through rigorous leadership training and strategic market access.

September 21, 2021


We make investments that reflect the way the world actually looks. As a female-led fund with a portfolio that’s 65% women- and minority-owned, TMV represents an opportunity for a more inclusive society and culture.

September 15, 2021

Women’s Economic Ventures

WEV provides training, advisory services, and loans to help entrepreneurs start, grow, and thrive in business. WEV serves Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

September 2, 2021

Lightship Capital

Lightship Capital invests in early-stage companies led by BIPOC, LBGTQ+, women, and people with disabilities who operate in the CPG, e-commerce, sustainability, artificial intelligence, and healthcare spaces.

Chloe Capital

Despite recent progress, only 2% of female founders receive venture capital funding, with only .2% going to African-American founders. Chloe Capital is

GingerBread Capital

At GingerBread Capital, we invest in the next generation of women founders and entrepreneurs leading high-growth businesses.