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Crystal Etienne Flushed Her Savings To Build What Is Now A $50M Period Apparel Company

Too often society replicates Black women’s ideas rather than give them their flowers for being the originators. Ruby Love founder Crystal Etienne is one of many who has unfortunately experienced this firsthand.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 5, 2022

Black Women Talk Tech Acquires Membership Organization Black Female Founders

A group of Black women is passing the torch to another group of Black women to push founders who like them to the forefront, and we love to see it. In a press release provided to AfroTech, it was announced that Black Women Talk Tech (BWTT) has acquired Minneapolis-based community organization and pre-accelerator, Black Female Founder s ( #BFF) . “Our communities overlapped so the acquisition made sense to bring more resources and connections to more Black women founders. We’ve known Erin Horne McKinney for years and before this acquisition, she’s always been a big supporter of Black Women Talk Tech,” BWTT said in a statement provided exclusively to AfroTech. BWTT boasts a worldwide collective of Black women tech founders who understand the challenges faced by their own as they navigate the industry while affirming the value of innovation each founder brings to the table. And, the merger plans to strengthen that even further. “We are all about collaboration and this partnership adds...

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 11, 2022