Well done to @morgandebaun CEO of @blavityinc the digital way of life media firm geared towards black millennials, lately closed a $6.5 million Series A round led by GV with participation from Comcast Ventures, Plexo Capital and Baron Davis Enterprises.
Currently, Blavity employs 30 individuals full-time and has between 60-80 contractors throughout its 5 manufacturers. Since launching in 2014, Blavity has acquired Travel Noire, a journey startup for black millennials and media platform Shadow and Act to develop its focus from information to way of life.
Founded by DeBaun, Aaron Samuels, Jonathan Jackson and Jeff Nelson, Blavity finally goals to be a digital voice for black millennials. Prior to this Series A, Blavity raised just a little over $1.8 million from MACRO, New Media Ventures, Base Ventures, Cross Culture Ventures, Harlem Capital Partners, the Knight Enterprise Fund and others.
Source : Techcrunch