Milwaukee’s Jet Constellations launches $50M fund to invest in tech companies owned by Blacks, other minorities

Through its social impact arm The Milky Way Tech Hub, Milwaukee-based software company Jet Constellations is launching a $50 million fund for investing in tech companies founded by Blacks and other underrepresented demographics. The fund is being launched in partnership with IP Zone Co., a New York-based information technology and services company formed out of American Express.

Last fall Amanda DoAmaral was pitching her startup Fiveable to a group of angel investors at a country club in Tennessee. Early on during the pitch event DoAmaral, a woman of color, approached a White investor during a meet and greet to introduce herself.

The MKE Tech Hub Coalition is searching for a new board member that would represent Milwaukee’s diverse community following weeks of protests around the country about racial inequality and incidents of police brutality in America.

The MKE Tech Hub Coalition is searching for a new board member that would represent Milwaukee’s diverse community following weeks of protests around the country about racial inequality and incidents of police brutality in America.

The MKE Tech Hub Coalition is searching for a new board member that would represent Milwaukee’s diverse community following weeks of protests around the country about racial inequality and incidents of police brutality in America.

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