Back in 2022, Felecia Hatcher shared with AfroTech that the 2023 Black Ambition Prize was on its way. Now, she and Pharrell Williams’ nonprofit initiative has returned with not only the prize competition but also a new program for Black and brown entrepreneurs.
Mar 1, 2023
Today, Black Ambition founder Pharrell Williams announced the winners of the Black Ambition and Black Ambition HBCU (Historically Black College and University) Prizes during the initiative’s Prize Celebration. “These are the founders I dreamed would represent Black Ambition. Today we celebrate their determination, resourcefulness, and creativity. Because of Black Ambition, the world will be much more equitable. More people of color can pursue their ventures and get what they need to thrive,” said Pharrell Williams. “There’s been too much disparity and discrimination. Black Ambition will continue to create and push for more seats at the table, so that your talent, not your color, determines your results.” The winner of the $1 million grand prize, according to Billboard, is Livegistics, which features a collective of software developers, accounting professionals, and former construction managers that used their combined expertise to create a new cloud platform for civil projects....
Jul 14, 2021