Focus Area: Black Founders
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Black Business Boost
This unique initiative will provide 100 Black business owners and entrepreneurs in the greater Milwaukee area with access to key supportive services to start, strengthen or expand their business ventures.