Black Organizations in Canada Driving Black Entrepreneurship in June

Jun 10, 2024

This June we are highlighting Black-led organizations that are creating pathways to help support and promote Black Canadian entrepreneurs. The  (FBC) is part of a collective of Black-led organizations uniting to empower and showcase Black talent across Canada through the Black Innovation Zone (BIZ). This exciting initiative aims to boost visibility and support for Black founders, investors, and professionals, taking their contributions to the national and international stage.

The Black Innovation Zone isn’t just a concept; it’s a force in action. At this year’s Collision Conference in Canada, BIZ brings together leading figures from the Black business ecosystem. This zone will provide a platform for Black innovators to connect, share ideas, and inspire the next generation of black entrepreneurs.

Be a Part of the Movement

Want to be part of this dynamic movement? The Federation of Black Canadians (FBC) is offering a limited-time opportunity to join the Black Innovation Zone. By signing up as a premium Black Builder member of the FBC, you’ll gain access to a FREE ticket to the Collision Conference ( valued at $1124) while supplies last. This is your chance to network with leading Black professionals, discover groundbreaking innovations, and contribute to shaping the future of Canadian entrepreneurship.

Black Builders Network

The Black Builders Network is a Black Business and Nonprofit Resource Hub, your go-to destination for accessing a wide range of resources designed to support and empower black entrepreneurs, non-profits, and businesses. We offer our premium members, discounts, exclusive deals and access to events, such as free tickets to Collision and Elevate.

Black Organizations Driving Black Entrepreneurship in Canada

The Black Innovation Zone is fueled by the combined efforts of these incredible organizations:

  • Federation of Black Canadians (FBC): is a national, non-profit organization, driven by Black organizations across the country. The Federation of Black Canadians advances the social, economic, political, and cultural interests of Canadians of African descent.
  • Black Founders Network: Empowering Black entrepreneurs through mentorship, capacity building, and access to capital, the Black Founders Network is a vital resource for the Black business community.
  • Nobellum: This incubator and accelerator specifically targets Black-owned businesses, providing them with the tools and support needed to thrive.
  • Black Entrepreneurship Alliance (BEA): Dedicated to fostering a vibrant Black entrepreneurial ecosystem across Canada, the BEA offers programs, resources, and mentorship to Black business owners.
  • Black Opportunity Fund: Investing in high-potential Black-owned businesses, the Black Opportunity Fund is a critical source of capital for Black entrepreneurs.
  • BlackNorth Initiative: A powerful partnership committed to advancing Black economic empowerment, the BlackNorth Initiative provides financial support, mentorship, and advocacy for Black businesses.
  • Tribe Network: Building bridges and amplifying Black voices, Tribe Network connects Black professionals across industries and disciplines.
  • African Impact Initiative: This organization bridges the gap between Canada and Africa, fostering collaboration and driving economic growth in both regions.
  • DMZ* (not black-led but black serving): North America’s leading incubator for tech startups, DMZ is actively fostering inclusion for Black founders within its programs and network.

Together, these organizations are creating a powerful ecosystem propelling Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Join the Black Innovation Zone at Collision and participate in this exciting journey!

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