Black Venture Capital & Private Equity

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Welcome to our listing of Black Venture Capital and Private Equity executives who are actively making investments from pre-seed to Series A stages and beyond. They are helping to open the door for black entrepreneurs seeking funding.

Born: July 28, 1953; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Senior Advisor; Company: New Mountain Capital, LLC.; Industry: Private Equity,…

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: President and Chief Executive Officer; Company: Adtalem Global Education; Industry: Education; …

Born: October 7, 1982, Brooklyn, NY; Position: Partner, CEO; Company: Y Combinator; Industry: Venture Capital; Country: United States

Phyllis W. Newhouse

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: President, CEO; Company: Xtreme Solutions, Inc.; Industry: Technology, IT services; Residence: United…

Rashaun Williams

Occupation: Businessman; Position: General Partner; Company: Manhattan Venture Partners; Industry: Venture Capital; Residence: United States;…

Robert L. Johnson

Date of Birth: April 8, 1946, in Hickory, Mississippi; Occupation: Businessman; Education: University of Illinois, BA, 1968; Princeton University,…

Robert F. Smith

Born: December 1, 1962; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Founder, Chairman and CEO; Company: Vista Equity Partners; Industry: Private…

Position: Founder, Managing Partner; Company: GenNX360 Capital Partners; Industry: Financial Services; Residence: United States; Nationality:…

Born: c. 1929, Kinloch, Missouri; Occupation: Computer Scientist, Businessman; Position: Founder; Company: ROD-L Electronics, Inc.; Industry:…

Born: September 26, 1981, Saginaw, Michigan; Occupation: tennis player, Businesswoman; Position: Founder & Partner; Company: Serena Ventures; …

Shawn "Jay Z" Carter

Born: December 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Company: Roc Nation; Position: Founder; Industry: Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Fashion; Residence:…

Shawn Price

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Partner & Chief Operating Officer; Company: RECOGNIZE Partners; Industry: Venture Capital; Residence:…

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Born: 10/26/1975, Detroit, Michigan,; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Founding Member; Company: SB Opportunity Fund; Industry: Venture…

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Co-Chief Executive Officer (co-CEO); Company: Waymo; Industry: Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles; …

Born: November 14, 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Occupation: Businessman; Position: co-founder & CEO; Company: Q&A Media; Industry:…

Tsega Gebreyes

Born: c. 1970, Ethiopia; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: CEO, Managing Partner; Company: Satya Capital Limited; Industry: Private Equity…

Vusi Thembekwayo

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: MyGrowthFund Venture Partners; Industry: Venture Capital; Residence: South Africa;…