Focus Area: BIPOC Founders
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.
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 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 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.
We accelerate Black and Brown entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth, through rigorous leadership training and strategic market access.
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.
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.
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.
Despite recent progress, only 2% of female founders receive venture capital funding, with only .2% going to African-American founders. Chloe Capital is
At GingerBread Capital, we invest in the next generation of women founders and entrepreneurs leading high-growth businesses.