• There's a new, $100 million fund expressly for women founders of color

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    When Richelieu Dennis came to the U.S. from his home in Liberia to attend Babson College, he wasn't expecting to stay. But unable to return home owing to the first Liberian civil war, stay he did, building the personal care products company SheaMoisture with his college roommate Nyema Tubman in Harlem and later establishing a larger holding company, Sundial Brands, that would oversee a suite of product lines focused on women of color. Among them, SheaMoisture, Nyakio , Nubian Heritage , and Madame C.J. Walker , named after a philanthropist and social activist and one of the earliest female...
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