There is a major discrepancy in funding between Black founders and their non-Black peers. According to Harvard Business Review, Black founders receive roughly 1 percent of venture capital funding. And a 2021 survey conducted by Crunchbase revealed that despite Black startup founders quadrupling in the past year, only 1.2 percent
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What started as a simple lipgloss line back in 2014 has turned into a full-blown, expanded cosmetics range—from rose-colored blushes and gleaming highlighters to a lash-lengthening mascara and colorful eyeshadow palettes. Below, CEO Destiny Jones, founder of Matic Cosmetics and scion of the legendary Queensbridge MC Nas, gives EBONY the
Nasir Jones has the distinction of never owing money to a label for any album he has ever released, which is an incredible feat for any music artist. Widely regarded by many as hip-hop’s greatest lyricist, Nas has evolved into one of the industry’s most successful at generating wealth that will secure his family’s fortune for years to come. Off the microphone, the rapper has