Focus Area: Black Founders

November 15, 2023

Accessity

Accessity’s mission is to open doors of financial opportunity for entrepreneurs, particularly people of color, women, and immigrants. By providing educational support and term loans from $300 to $100,000, it helps entrepreneurs start or grow their small businesses.

August 9, 2022

Level Up Ventures

Level Up Ventures is a mission-driven investment vehicle created to close the wealth gap through investment in high-growth startups led by Black and Latino founders.

VilCap Investments

VilCap Investments invests in early-stage companies with social and environmental impact. We’re reinventing the system to back the entrepreneurs of the future—a future where business creates equity and long-term prosperity.​

Mass Ventures

MassVentures is the Commonwealth’s strategic venture capital team. We find, fund, and foster early-stage deep tech that fuels economic growth across the Commonwealth.

Debut Capital

Debut Capital invests in Black, Latinx and Indigenous founders, creating influential businesses that will shape our future into the revolutionary world it’s meant to be.

Constellation Brand Ventures

Constellation Ventures aims to be an active minority investor with all of our investments. We want the enthusiasm and excitement for your brand to shine and keep you focused on doing what you do – even better.

Overlooked Ventures

Overlooked Ventures supports founders who operate early-stage technology companies who are historically overlooked and provide them capital, resources, and connections to scale their business.

Wish Local Empowerment Program

We are dedicating a $2M dollar fund to give roughly 4,000 Wish Local small business partners financial support.

Techstars Accelerators

Whether you’re an aspiring founder or an early-stage entrepreneur, Techstars can scale your vision into a thriving business using a proven model that’s helped build thousands of successful companies all over the world.

Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator

Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator is dedicated to helping build sustainable diversity and provide growth opportunities for Black-owned businesses.

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