Code2040's mission is to activate, connect, and mobilize the largest racial equity community in tech to dismantle the structural barriers that prevent the full participation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy. Through events, trainings, early-career programs, and knowledge sharing, Code2040 equips their community with the tools, connections, and care they need to advocate for and achieve racial equity in the tech industry.
Accion Opportunity Fund Community Development
Accion Opportunity Fund Community Development is the lending arm of Accion Opportunity Fund Inc. We are an unparalleled financial support system that provides small business owners in the US with access to capital, networks, and coaching. Together, we fight for an inclusive and accessible financial system so small business owners of all identities can thrive.
Black Girl Ventures Foundation
Black Girl Ventures (BGV) is a culturally converging ecosystem igniting economic security, civic engagement, and hyperlocal infrastructure at the intersection of STEM education and entrepreneurship for Black and Brown woman-identifying founders, funders, and veterans. Our mission is to provide Black/Brown woman-identifying founders with access to community, education, and leadership development in order to meet business milestones that lead to economic advancement through entrepreneurship. We fund and scale tech-enabled, revenue-generating businesses (under $1M) founded by people who identify as Black/Brown and woman. Our signature pitch program provides coaching, crowdfunding, and community for our founders. Black Girl Ventures believes in a world where all ideas have a chance to succeed.