Showing 1 results for:

diverse companies

by Topic

All results

VC Firm Harlem Capital Receives $10M Investment From Apple to Support 1,000 Diverse Companies

The social unrest that occurred back in June inspired a lot of major corporations to step up with multi-million dollar initiatives aimed at bridging the gap between racial inequality and justice in America. Of those companies, Apple launched their own $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative to help to disrupt systemic barriers for opportunity and fight against injustices faced by communities of color. The unfinished work of racial justice and equality call us all to account. Things must change, and Apple's committed to being a force for that change. Today, I'm proud to announce Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative, with a $100 million commitment. — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 11, 2020 As part of this financial pledge, Apple announced a rollout of a new set of projects designed to support the Propel Center’s learning hub for HBCUs, an Apple Developer Academy for coding and tech education for Detroit students, and venture capital funding for...

Njera Perkins

Jan 19, 2021