13 July 2020
1000 Black Voices today announced that we are featured as one of the supporting organisations on ITV’s Black voices campaign https://www.itv.com/blackvoices/. We have had amazing support from ITV. They are always striving to do better in what they do and that includes diversity. Thank you ITV. We look forward to working with you.
6 October 2020
We announced our partnership with Microsoft today. Raymond Hounon – Microsoft BAME UK LT said “Microsoft has teamed up with 1000 Black Voices to help young Black entrepreneurs to believe and help transform the way that people in Black communities live, work, play, and connect through great technology”
28 October 2020
1000 BLACK VOICES PRESS RELEASE
London, UK — October 28, 2020 — Today 1000 Black Voices, one of the world’s organisations focused on advancing equitable inclusion around the globe, announced that 5 tech start-ups will be joining the 2020 1000 Black Voices Black Tech Accelerator this October. The 1000 Black Tech Accelerator, known as the 1000BVAccelerator,is a results-focused accelerator program designed exclusively for Black-led tech start-ups. It aims to enable a better future for Black tech founders and the Black community.
In its first year, the 12-month accelerator programme consists of a series of workshops, collaborative forums, mentoring, leadership shadowing and hackathon opportunities to collaborate on innovation initiatives, culminating in a final pitch in order to scaleup to the next stage of the start-ups’ projected growth.