Events > Black Tech Founders Mission to NYC

Black Tech Founders Mission to NYC
22 – 24 February 2022

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Carlton Cummins


HQ: Birmingham

Aceleron is an award-winning clean technology company responsible for designing and building the world’s most sustainable lithium-ion battery. Built with the circular economy in mind, every part of their batteries is serviceable, upgradable, and recyclable. Aceleron uses technology to provide sustainable batteries for renewable energy storage as well as portable power to emerging and developed markets.

Funding: $5mil

Christian Facey


HQ: London


AudioMob is the first company to provide non-intrusive audio ads within mobile games. This enables game developers to monetize their players without disrupting them. It also allows brand advertisers a price efficient entry point into the mobile gaming space. AudioMob is the world’s largest provider of audioad spots (1.5BN player reach) that achieves a 1000% increase in click through engagement for advertisers.

Top Clients: Samsung, Nestle (KitKat), Jeep, Universal Music, Sony Music

Funding: $16mil

Charlene Hunter


HQ: London


Coding Black Females is a nonprofit and the largest network of black female developers in the UK. Their mission is to grow the community of Black women in software development and technical roles, from entry to executive level, via Job Board & Recruitment, Tech Events & Workshops, Community Platform & Support, and Tech Training & Software Development (including No Code/Low Code).

Top Clients: UBS, American Express, Accenture, Amazon/AWS, EditShare

Funding: $240K

Nnamdi Emelifeonwu


HQ: London


Definely is an award-winning LegalTech company, on a mission to simplify how the world understands information. Definely's proprietary SaaS platform allows legal documents to be read and edited from one place with a single click. Redefining the way complex documents are read, Definely increases efficiency and improves accuracy. Definely is trusted by many of the world's top law firms and organizations to simplify their drafting and reviewing process.

Top Clients: Allen & Overy, Dentons, Deloitte, Lindsay Kenney, Sorainen

Funding: $4.7mil

Nii Cleland


HQ: London


Flair Impact is a People Analytics company that helps organizations diagnose and overcome racial bias. Their mission is to create a world in which all ethnicities can thrive.

Top Clients: The Premier League, EY, Network Rail, NHS, Oxford International Education Group

Funding: $3.3mil

Byron Dixon


HQ: Leicester


Micro-Fresh provides a range of anti-microbial technology that meets the needs of different companies and products. Solutions range from footwear applications that prevent bacterial growth on leather and foot odor, to vehicle fogging solutions providing protection for 30 days. Our technology allows garments to be washed less often at lower temperatures. In 2021 our technology was shown to reduce the transmission time of Covid-19 on leather and fabrics from 3 days to 30-120 minutes.

Top Clients: NEXT PLC, Dunelm, John Lewis, Adidas

Sharon Obuobi


HQ: London


Oarbt is a highly innovative, SaaS software product that combines immersive technology, data analytics and e-commerce to address the $6 trillion global retail market. This digital product enables users to increase sales by 250% with interactive 3D showrooms. Users can import products from Shopify to drag and drop in the 3D spaces or create products natively. With the data insights gathered on user interactions with products, retailers can make guided adjustments to optimize sales.

Funding: $148K

Naima Camara


HQ: London


You visit Ownership to set up a smart-company - they're like normal companies but smarter. Instant setup. Smart companies are agile, dynamic. Team members earn shares by completing tasks and logging hours. It’s incredibly easy to use. And of course they're global. Ownership wants to bring company formation to the masses, not just the 300 million people who currently identify as founders, but to the 7 billion who don’t, yet. 

Richard Robinson


HQ: London


Robin AI is building contract software that helps companies draft, negotiate and query contracts.

Top Clients: Partners Group, Clifford Chance, Babylon Health, Livingbridge, Yum Foods

Funding: $5mil

Chantelle Bell


HQ: London


Syrona is a spin out from Cambridge University with the vision of democratizing women's health in the workplace. Syrona's app Sora brings evidence based research to the hands of women for various life stages be it Endometriosis, Fertility, PCOS, Cancer & Menopause through virtual gynecological support, genetics and hormone tests.

Top Clients: Medtronic

Funding: $700K

Sharmadean Reid


HQ: London

The Stack World is a network for mission-driven women with the vision to economically empower. 

Top Clients: Veuve Cliquot, Flannels, Nike

Funding: $7.2mil



Achille Traore


HQ: Leeds


White Label Loyalty is a data driven technology platform that helps businesses increase revenue and retention by understanding, predicting and influencing customer behavior. White Label Loyalty builds and powers loyalty & marketing automation tools for clients via an API on a modular and white label basis. This means companies can launch 10 times faster with less cost and on a robust & secure infrastructure without the need to write a single line of code.

Top Clients: Burger King EMEA, PepsiCo Europe, Nets.eu, Dubai Holding, Wavin

Funding: $886K