BIG News for female entrepreneurs of color! Richelieu Dennis, Shea Moisture Founder who recently acquired Essence Magazine is now launching a The New Voices Fund to provide resources, including access, capital and expertise to build their businesses and transform communities, an approach they're referring to as "ACE". This ACE Investment Model doesn’t just level the playing field – it establishes a new one.
The $100 Million Fund directly invests in businesses owned by women of color entrepreneurs and has a 501(c)(3) arm that supports entrepreneurs as they plan, launch, and grow their businesses. They are hosting national pitch competitions for women to share their work and receive funding. To learn more, visit the NVF website here or to find out how you can receive funding for your business or idea click here.