The economic downturn caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic created new opportunities for entrepreneurs, and Black Americans took the lead on starting their own enterprises.
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Learn more about our Fall 2023 DWeb for Social Impact Accelerator Cohort in partnership with Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web
September 11, 2023
Learn more about our DWeb for Social Impact Accelerator and in partnership with Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web
July 11, 2023
Meet Benedict Owanga and Chinelo Adi, DivInc 2023 Clean Energy Tech cohort member & co-founders of Owanga.
June 28, 2023
Meet Tracy L. Jackson of WIP International Services, and learn about her solution to drinking water scarcity.
June 27, 2023
Meet Kobby Osei-Kusi, DivInc 2023 Clean Energy Tech Accelerator cohort member and Founder and CEO of Pirl Technology.
June 22, 2023
Check out our 2021-2022 Impact Report!
June 15, 2023
Meet 5 Startup Founders leveraging emerging technologies for social impact.
June 9, 2023
We've reached the halfway mark of our Clean Energy Tech accelerator, and we're thrilled to bring you some exciting program updates as we wrap up the first half of our inaugural Clean Energy Tech accelerator in collaboration with Chevron and Microsoft!
May 17, 2023
May 1, 2023
The accelerator program supports early stage BIPOC and women founders working at the intersection of social impact and the decentralized web.
April 24, 2023
Consensus is back in Austin, Texas, and we're excited to connect with experts, enthusiasts, founders, and builders in blockchain and crypto. New to Consensus? Read along for an overview and tips on how you can make the most of this opportunity.
April 21, 2023
April 5, 2023
SXSW will be held March 10th -19th in Austin, Texas. Get ready to meet industry leaders, innovative entrepreneurs, your next investor, customer or employee!
February 27, 2023
A special message Champions of Change Awards 2022 from Chris Hyams, CEO of Indeed and DivInc Board Member
February 21, 2023
Join us for DivInc’s 5th Annual Champions of Change Awards presented by Notley!
February 20, 2023
Your Guide to AfroTech & Austin Startup Week 2022
January 31, 2023
DivInc is proud to announce the launch of its first Clean Energy Tech Accelerator made possible through support from title sponsors Chevron and Microsoft.
January 13, 2023
December 16, 2022
AfroTech Conference and Austin Sartup Week are right around the corner - Are you ready?
October 26, 2022
The new partnership kicks off during AfroTech 2022 in Austin with a series of educational events geared to people of color and women entrepreneurs.
September 23, 2022
September 19, 2022
Meet the DivInc Fall 2022 Women in Tech HTX Cohort
September 11, 2022
DivInc X Blavity.org Foundation Join Forces for Entrepreneurs of Color
September 7, 2022
DivInc hosts a panel of four leading women in venture capital covering everything from how to be successful in the fundraising space as a founder or investor, to the unique challenges faced by women investors.
Watch the recap of our Spring 2022 Sports Tech Demo Day!
July 23, 2022
DivInc + SheSpace are joining forces to support women and non-binary founders in build thriving tech startups!
July 8, 2022
DivInc launches Women in Tech initiative to support women and non-binary tech founders. Beginning in Fall 2022, DivInc will partner SheSpace and other partners to run accelerators for women and non-binary founders in Houston and Austin.
June 9, 2022
We’re at the midpoint of our Spring 2022 Sports Tech 5G Accelerator in partnership with Verizon! Collaborations and working sessions with Verizon, Mercury, Gunderson Dettmer, Dynamos, and more continue to bring eye-opening moments and strategic connections for founders.
May 31, 2022
Get to know the founders participating in DivInc's Spring 2022 Social Justice Tech Accelerator powered by Ascension Seton deeper through the Lunchtime Linkup series.
April 17, 2022
April 4, 2022
Women in Sports Tech (WiST) becomes program partner for DivInc's Spring 2022 5G Sports Tech Accelerator in partnership by Verizon. DivInc's 12-week Sports Tech Accelerator supports startups using technology to improve health & wellness, fan experience, the future of media, fantasy & sports betting, esports, and gaming innovation.
April 3, 2022
Take an inside look at events DivInc hosted and attended during SXSW 2022. Investors, founders, and operators in the tech ecosystem joined us for Startup Sistas and Just US. The DivInc team also attended Bumble x Gucci's Chime for Change event.
March 21, 2022
Here's a behind the scenes look at the first six weeks of DivInc's Spring 2022 Social Justice Tech Accelerator powered by Ascension Seton.
March 17, 2022
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2022 Champions of Change Awards nominees and honorees, without whom, our city would be a much less equitable place! Thanks to your support, DivInc raised $160K to support underestimated founders in their startup journeys.
March 11, 2022
Visible joined the DivInc partner team as a sponsor for our Spring 2022 Social Justice Innovation Accelerator. Angie Klein, CEO of Visible sits down and shares her motivation for partnering with DivInc.
February 28, 2022
Ascension Seton joined the DivInc partner team in 2021 as the title sponsor for our Spring 2022 Social Justice Innovation Accelerator. Kate Henderson, Regional Hospital President of Ascension Texas shares her motivation for partnering with DivInc.
February 24, 2022
February 21, 2022
Meet Divinc's Champions of Change Awards 2022 Nonprofit Leader of the Year.
Meet DivInc's Champions of Change Awards 2022 Student of the Year Nominees.
Meet DivInc's Champions of Change Awards 2022 Startup Leader of the Year nominees
Meet DivInc's Champions of Change Awards 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI Leaders) of the year nominees.
Meet DivInc's Champions of Change Awards 2022 Executive of the Year Nominees.
Learn more about DivInc Portfolio Company, Clutch, in the Houston Business Journal.
February 18, 2022
DivInc's 2022 Social Justice Tech Accelerator powered by Ascension. The Cohort 9 founders are committed to creating social impact by tackling issues such as: data privacy, hiring and People Ops, home health care, access to family history, and more.
February 7, 2022
Learn more about JPMorgan Chase's Premier Partnership with DivInc in Austin & Houston
January 31, 2022
DivInc launches Inaugural 5G Sports Tech Accelerator in partnership with Verizon. Hosted at The Ion in Midtown Houston, the 12- week accelerator supports founders building sports tech startups in health and wellness, fan experience, the future of media, sports betting, esports and gaming.
January 27, 2022
Meet the nominees for DivInc's Champion of Change Awards 2022!
January 18, 2022
Capital Factory and DivInc are excited to announce the next $100,000 Investment Challenge at our 4th Annual Black in Tech Summit in Austin, Texas.
January 17, 2022
Read a special letter and reflection from DivInc CoFounder and CEO Preston James.
January 12, 2022
September 29, 2021
September 22, 2021
Join us in congratulating our 2021 DivInc & Bank of America Alumni Grantees
September 21, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 15, 2021
We’re excited to announce this incredible opportunity and partnership with Mercury Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Houston, Texas!
April 15, 2021
Meet the founders participating in DivInc Houston's First Cohort, Sponsored by Verizon
April 4, 2021
Meet the Champions of Change Awards 2022 Rising Star of the Year Nominees.
February 21, 2021
Meet DivInc's Champions of Change Awards Investor of the Year nominees
A special message from Chris Hyams, Indeed CEO and DivInc Champions of Change Awards 2021 Honorary Chair
February 8, 2021
Excited to announce DivInc is expanding to Houston. Learn more about our plans and Houston team members.
January 28, 2021
January 22, 2021
Meet Darsha’ Carter, co- founder of Melanoid Exchange, and DivInc alumnus featured in this month’s Founder Spotlight series
December 14, 2020
Meet Airion Watkins-Clark our DivInc alumnus featured in this month’s Founder Spotlight series
November 10, 2020
Meet Tameshia Rudd-Ridge and learn more about her entrepreneurship journey.
October 13, 2020
October 12, 2020
Meet Rahel Abraham, our DivInc alumnus featured in this month’s Founder Spotlight series
September 16, 2020
Bridging the gap between diverse founders and the capital they need to grow highly profitable ventures
September 1, 2020
Learn more about Austin’s first Social Justice Innovation Accelerator for startups led by people of color and women entrepreneurs.
August 12, 2020
Meet Jesus "Tito" Salas, founder of CodersLink.
June 9, 2020
May 12, 2020
March 19, 2020
DivInc is proud to announce Accelerator Cohort #6, exclusively sponsored by JPMorgan Chase. Meet the 11 promising companies led by underrepresented founders.
March 10, 2020
Champions of Change is DivInc's annual celebration of leaders in diversity, equity, and inclusion in Austin. Read more to see the list of 2020 Champions of Change Awards Recipients.
March 6, 2020
January 15, 2020
Congratulations to the incredible startup founders who completed the DivInc tech accelerator program! Read more for some highlights and updates from each company.
December 22, 2019
Founder Spotlight: Lili Qiu. Hauoli develops acoustic-based motion tracking technology and applications. Our vision is to revolutionize how users will interact with the world. By simply moving your hand, you can control games, VR, AR, TVs, lights, drones and much more.
December 17, 2019
Meet DivInc's Fall 2019 Cohort, sponsored by JP Morgan Chase
July 22, 2019
Books and podcasts are beneficial guides in navigating the startup world. Here’s a list of influential content that has proven useful to members of DivInc’s current and past cohorts!
May 21, 2019
May 10, 2019
Isis and Kehlin are co-founders of Xplosion Tech, a startup that provides wearable sensors coupled with The Homer Technique™ to provide training staff comprehensive reports about each athletes susceptibility to injury.
April 15, 2019
Roman Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of Gardenio, a socially conscious startup making it easier to grow your own organic food via a new kind of digital garden club membership.
March 14, 2019
DivInc launches partnership with Notley Ventures to bolster their accelerator and community programming to support more diverse tech startups led by women and people of color.
February 20, 2019
DivInc has created the 2019 to celebrate and recognize our amazing community leaders who are actively mobilizing to drive thoughtful, meaningful and high impact solutions.
February 12, 2019
Check out this list of books that have helped DivInc founders navigate their startup journey.
May 21, 2018
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