Only 3% of venture capitalists are Black, with even fewer controlling the $80B+ invested annually in the US. In the past few years VC has become more diverse, but slowly and minimally.
BLCK VC was formed early in 2018 to connect, engage, empower, and advance Black venture investors by providing a focused community built for and by Black venture investors. Since itsinception, we’ve worked to develop the community through social and educational events focused on advancing Black investors. The goal of this group is to increase the number of Black investment professionals in venture capital and build a community so that Black investors can help each other succeed. What is our goal? To turn 200 Black investors into 400 Black investors
Opportunities for Engagement
Join our community: In order to better serve the black VC community, we are developing a list of all active black venture capitalists. This information will not only help us keep members of the community informed about events and resources, but also collect accurate statistics on the population of black VCs. By joining our community, you’ll receive access to monthly newsletters, partnerships with other nonprofits, and frequent events on various topics, including: investment + sports, media, consumer, and enterprise. You can also join our Slack Community here for events, community updates, and jobs! Most importantly, our mailing list can be found, here.
VC Firms Seeking Talent
If your firm is currently looking to hire investors, BLCK VC is happy to serve as a resource to help you find and retain top Black investment talent. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firms and Organizations
If your firm or organization would like to partner with BLCK VC or learn more about how to support our community, please email us at email@example.com.