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Marginalized people are NOT charity. Black people are NOT charity. So stop treating Black founders like charity. They’re one of the biggest untapped opportunities that are ignored.

Recently, a long-overdue fury was ignited across the world when we were forced to watch a viral video of Black man being murdered by police. Is police brutality against Black bodies new? Nope. However, what made this moment so impactful was that the world was forced to watch George Floyd die slowly over a span of 9-minutes during a pandemic where we’re all sitting still.

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This moment has sparked some of the most beautiful forms of humanity that I have ever seen. From protests taking place around the world that encompassed all races, genders, ages, social statuses, you name it screaming #BlackLivesMatter. To new policies being implemented after just 10 days of protests. It has reignited my hope in humanity when it’s often put to test because of the perpetual brutalization of bodies that share my DNA. …


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As Get Sh!t Done wraps up our Black History Month Celebration, we are celebrating 28 days of Black Excellence where we’re highlighting 28 Black entrepreneurs to watch and rising stars. Today, we are featuring 12 Male Founders. We also did a feature on Black Female Founders. When I say “We”, I mean myself and fellow ecosystem builder and #BlackBoyMagic, Chase Emanuel.

Here’s how we composed this list and what you’ll learn…

  • We focused on the traction they have produced to date.
  • We focused on several industries, not just tech.
  • We were intentional about this list by not only highlighting founders who have raised VC because it is not an indicator of success, it is simply one vehicle for growth. …

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As Get Sh!t Done continues our Black History Month Celebration, we are celebrating 28 days of Black Excellence where we’re highlighting 28 Black entrepreneurs to watch and rising stars. Today, we are featuring 16 Female Founders. We will do a separate edition for male founders to round out 28 days. When I say “We”, I mean myself and fellow ecosystem builder and #BlackBoyMagic, Chase Emanuel.

Here’s how we composed this list and what you’ll learn…

  • We focused on the traction they have produced to date.
  • We focused on several industries, not just tech.
  • We were intentional about this list by not only highlighting founders who have raised VC because it is not an indicator of success, it is simply one vehicle for growth. …

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Alex Batdorf

Founder & CEO of Get Sh!t Done. Helping Female Entrepreneurs Scale $1M+ Companies. shegetsshitdone.com

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