9 Of The Top Black Tech Founders In 2019 With $2 Billion In Combined Aggregate Valuations

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Morgan DeBaun, Blavity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 12: Founder and CEO Morgan DeBaun speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 at Pier 48 on September 12, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) *** Local Caption *** Morgan DeBaun

Morgan DeBaun is the CEO and co-founder of Blavity, a website she created because Black millennials were not being represented by mainstream media. Investors agreed — to the tune of $9.4 million in funding. A recent Blavity funding round in July 2018 raised $6.4 million led by GV, the venture capital arm of Google parent Alphabet Inc. Investors include Cross Culture Ventures, 500 Startups and Harlem Capital Partners.