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PropTech Startup WhoseYourLandlord Raises $2.1M To Create A More Equitable Future For Renters

To improve relations between renters and home providers, WhoseYourLandlord (WYL) has secured new funding. According to a press release sent to AfroTech, the apartment building review platform has raised an oversubscribed $2.1 million seed funding round. The round was led by Black Operator Ventures (Black Ops) with participation from New York Ventures, Ben Franklin Tech Partners, and Google’s Black Founders Fund. In addition, some notable angel investors also participated in the round including Diishan Imira (Founder of Mayvenn), Abbey Wemimo & Samir Goel (Founders of Esusu), and Michael Tobin (Founder of Fresh Catch). “Social impact in real estate hasn’t been something you’ve seen prioritized for companies in the most recent years, but WhoseYourLandlord has found a scalable way to systematically measure, analyze, and operationalize it for landlords and property managers alike,” said James Norman of Black Ops, according to a press release. “Our team has followed Ofo’s company journey...

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 1, 2022

9 Black Millennial Entrepreneurs To Watch Out For

A new generation of Black entrepreneurs is on the rise and they’re making major power moves in the business world. From creative spaces to real estate, these Black millennial business-owners are forces to be reckoned with. As they all work to increase diversity and inclusion in business sectors, Black millennial entrepreneurs are carving their own lanes to take over the industry and enhance the community. Check out the list below to see what Black entrepreneurs you need to be on the lookout for. DonYé Taylor Photo Credit: Donye Taylor/ Instagram Meet Donye Taylor, one-half of the masterminds behind The Digital Footprint, a Black-owned millennial-led agency that produces innovative content, design, and social campaigns. Taylor is a young entrepreneur with a background based in marketing, strategy, branding, and consumer psychology. Since founding her company with her business partner, Raymond Smith , Taylor has set out to help businesses increase their visibility among young...

Njera Perkins

May 1, 2020