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//BTN Hosted Congresswoman Summer Lee For An/ Electrifying Fireside Chat

In celebration of Black History Month and the future of Black Innovation, we invited Congresswoman Summer Lee of Pennsylvania to sit down with a packed room to discuss how the federal government is working towards equitable tech. She was amazing! If you missed it, check out our upcoming events for more talks like this one.

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Founder & VC Lakeisha Landrum Pierre Will Keynote First Speakers Series of the Year!

Join us on March 27th as we celebrate Women’s History Month by welcoming founder of one of the largest media companies in Africa, Africa.com (acquired), and now founding partner and investor at Emmeline Ventures, a fund investing in women-led startups across the country.

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Black Tech Nation Ventures Raises $50m To Invest In Black & Diverse Startups

After 3 long years, we are excited to announce that our sister-fund, BTN.vc, has officially raised $50m to invest into Black and diverse-led founders like you! A big thank you to our LPs and investors for investing in the future. To learn more about the fund and to see if you might qualify for funding, visit our website.

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 //BTN Partners with Silicon Valley Bank for Black History Month

//BTN and SVB partnered to celebrate Black History Month at SVB’s San Francisco headquarters. The day of celebration featured two panels about the current investment landscape and a pitch competition where over $20k was awarded to deserving startup founders. //BTN Founder and BTN.vc Partner, Kelauni Jasmyn, participated on the 2nd panel alongside veteran investors Lo Toney and Jeremy Rich. Interested in partnering with //BTN?

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//BTN Founder, Kelauni Jasmyn, Introduces Duolingo to Black Tech Nation

Our favorite language company, Duolingo, asked //BTN Founder, Kelauni Jasmyn, to speak about her journey building Black Tech Nation only blocks away from its headquarters in the historically Black town of East Liberty in Pittsburgh. The panel was introduced by Duolingo CEO Luis Van Ahn and featured Pittsburgh-natives Councilman Khari Mosley and award-winning author, Damon Young. Subscribe to be invited to exclusive events like this one in the future.

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