Black entrepreneurs are taking over! Honoring future change-makers, AT&T championed three Black entrepreneurs featured on the “Black Future Makers” series on TV One. The opportunity is designed to spearhead opportunities for leaders, innovators, and activists going above and beyond to make a difference within their communities. YouTube sensation Terrell Grice and entrepreneur Lori Harvey hosted the three-part series. “ I am all about shining a light on amazing, young Black people all over the world. There is so much talent and culture that just needs a chance,” Grice told AfroTech exclusively. “They just need a shot whether it’s capital, visibility, or a mentor and that has always been a passion of mine so when this opportunity came to my door I knew it what perfect for what I believed in.”
Mar 25, 2022
As part of Harvey Ventures, Steve Harvey and his daughter Lori Harvey have invested in a variety of Black-owned businesses. The company’s website explains that in addition to investing in such companies as Wish and 23andMe, they’ve invested in Black-owned businesses like Brotha Bakes. Now, too, Harvey Ventures has added MOON Ultra to their investment portfolio. Co-founded by Edward Madongorere and Dishen “Dixon” Yang, this Black-owned business has invented a product that was named one of TIME Magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2020.” For Lori Harvey, though, the investment in the company was a natural one. “With the fast-paced growth that digital innovation continues to bring into our creator economy, it was important to me to align myself with a company that prides itself on empowering not only its internal team, but its direct consumers to be the best versions of themselves,” she told AfroTech exclusively. “And for me, that is MOON Ultra.” Based in Austin, TX, MOON Ultra has created a...
Nov 16, 2021