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13 July 2020

1000 Black Voices today announced that we are featured as one of the supporting organisations on ITV’s Black voices campaign 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



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.


27 May 2021

Black AI and blockchain startup founders to benefit from technical advice and mentorship thanks to the partnership and new Accelerator from SingularityNET and 1000 Black Voices, and will be running for DEEP funding allocation to be voted on by the community.

The new 12-week accelerator launching in late June is now open to applicants, with up to ten positions available to Black AI and blockchain startup founders and specialists anywhere in the world.

Funding from SingularityNET’s DEEP Funding pool, a token-fund worth $1M+ in the accelerator’s first month alone, will be made available to startups participating in the program. The final allocation of the fund and who will get it, will be subject to a democratic vote by the SingularityNET Community.

London/Amsterdam, 27th May, 2021 – Black AI and blockchain startup founders and AI specialists globally will be able to benefit from technical advice, hackathons, and mentorship in a new accelerator open for applicants from today from global AI marketplace SingularityNET and 1000 Black Voices, an organisation dedicated to advancing equitable inclusion, amplifying Black voices and improving understanding of Black culture. The accelerator is launching late-June and will run until mid-October of 2021.   

Trusting 1000 Black Voices to help accelerate the value of their talent

1000 Black Voices – fantastic work “ 

Anne-Marie Lo Bianco , Microsoft for Startups

“1000 Black Voices does great work. Very impressed. We want them to do more of the work they do, with us.”  

Raymond Hounon, Microsoft

The work 1000 Black Voices do is incredible “ 

Amrit Kaur Dhadwal, ITV

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