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Black Seed Raises $6.25M With An Aim To Create The Black Silicon Valley In The United Kingdom

This venture capital fund is on a mission to support Black founders across the United Kingdom.

Shanique Yates

Jun 13, 2023

Merchandise From Travis Scott's Concerts In London Reach Over $1M In Sales Within One Weekend

Travis Scott’s fans don’t only go up for his music, but for his merchandise, too. View this post on Instagram A post shared by flame (@travisscott)  

Ngozi Nwanji

Aug 10, 2022

Huntsman Savile Row Makes $100K Donation To Ensure Morehouse Men Are Tailor-Made For Success

To play the part, you must look the part — and Morehouse College receiving the ultimate gift from Huntsman Savile Row is proof of that. The New York and London-based elite fashion house has given the historically Black college $100,000 to establish The Huntsman Savile Row Scholarship. “We are delighted to partner with Morehouse College on the new Huntsman Scholarship, and applaud the talented young recipients,” said Pierre Lagrange, owner of Huntsman, in a press release shared with AfroTech. “A well-tailored suit is about more than just a garment – it’s about empowerment, confidence, individuality, and what you feel capable of while wearing it. We hope to impart these notions to the Morehouse Men who are the future of tomorrow.”

Shanique Yates

Dec 21, 2021

Black Women Talk Tech Goes International With London Chapter Launch

Black Women Talk Tech , the organization bringing Black female founders together, is launching its first international chapter in London on October 1. Black Women Talk Tech is a collective of Black women tech founders that originally started in 2017 by Esosa Ighodaro, Regina Gwynn and Lauren Washington, three women who’d already founded their own startup companies. The group has since expanded to hosting an annual conference in New York City and has opened chapters in Atlanta, Chicago, Seattle and Washington, D.C. JP Morgan Chase is partnering with Black Women Talk Tech to host the London launch in Canary Wharf, the city’s financial district. Ebisiemen Ajayi and Rene Germain, the co-founders of the workplace review website Driverse, will lead the London chapter. The team will take charge of hosting monthly sessions and events for local Black women founders searching for a community. Founding their own tech company has given Ajayi and Germain firsthand experiences of what it is like...

Arriana McLymore

Sep 24, 2019