Google for Startups recently announced announced its list of 50 recipients for its Black Founders Fund and seven of the founders named are members of Black fraternities and sororities.
The seven founders who represent Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi and Delta Sigma Theta each received $100,000 in non-dilutive funding for their respective startups as well as Cloud credits, Google.org Ads grants, and hands-on support to help their startups grow through Goodie Nation, whose founder and CEO, Joey Womack, is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
We at Watch The Yard would like to congratulate the following founders on this huge achievement.
“Uplevel is an online job marketplace that connects companies with experienced freelance writers and strategic communications consultants who create high quality content for various stakeholder audiences.”
“Sugar is a modern resident experience platform that helps property managers simplify on-site operations and build vibrant communities.”
“Smart Alto is the simplest way for you to find a list of homeowners and set a meeting without cold calling or paying for expensive seller leads.”
“Eventnoire is the premiere marketplace for events that celebrate and embrace Black people and culture.”
“Chewbox is a venture-backed startup delivering a groundbreaking on-schedule software-as-a-service (SaaS) that enables food service companies and their customers to exponentially decrease the cost of manufacturing, distributing, and purchasing meals disrupting the $3T global food services market.”
“ImIn, Inc. is a software as a service start-up that provides flexibility of work through its mobile application. The company uses its software, ImIn, to provide available hours to its on-demand population and has been particularly focused in the call center industry.”
“An Innovative reading technology that uses artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and speech recognition to help children learn how to read”
We at Watch The Yard would like to congratulate these brothers and sisters and are excited to see what they do with this huge opportunity.
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