Black Girl Ventures & TikTok Grant Recipients Include Beauty, Homecare Start-Ups

The winners of  Innovate Together Grant program—a collaboration between Black Girl Ventures (BGV) and TikTok—have been introduced, and the record contains startups within the magnificence and residential care area.TikTok introduced its funding of $1 million to assist the work of Black Girl Ventures to extend entry to monetary and social capital for Black and Brown entrepreneurs. Their initiative—introduced in January—drew greater than 1,000 functions. The competitors was open to small enterprise house owners, entrepreneurs or content material crators in magnificence, way of life or shopper items.The Innovate Together Grant award winners embody 12 individuals awarded at three completely different ranges (starting from $10K to $2K). The funds are designed to assist small enterprise house owners, entrepreneurs, and creators join with artistic consultants for enterprise development.The grant winners embody:• Kia-Shun Voltz of Shampoo Time, which sells mats designed for residence hair washing.• Celena Gill of Frères Branchiaux, a maker of candles and residential care merchandise.• Candice Walker of Natural Rock’N Hair & Body Beauty Co. LLC, a maker of plant-based pores and skin and hair care merchandise.• Miona Short of Shukrah, the corporate behind the Carefree Comb.• Latoya Stirrup of Kazmaleje, a hair care instruments and equipment firm.
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