Our mission is simple: dramatically transform the face of media ownership and investment. The Black-owned media industry is nascent, and needs more investment and acceleration to catalyze a more robust ecosystem. Group Black was born to solve this problem. Group Black drives scalable Black-media ownership at pace and focuses on building Black-owned media businesses that embrace diversity in their organizations and audiences. Most importantly, Group Black delivers great content and experiences, as well as new, high-performing ways for advertisers to connect with consumers.
Skillcrush is a woman-owned, independent, online coding & design school founded in 2012. Skillcrush has a mission: to empower career changers—with a special focus on women and BIPOC—with the technical skills they need to transition into higher-earning, more fulfilling and flexible careers in tech.
Skillcrush offers both free and paid programs. The flagship Break Into Tech + Job Guarantee program, available for a one-time fee of only $2,499 or 12 monthly installments of $249, is one of the most affordable comprehensive job-training programs in the market. The Break Into Tech program prepares students for entry level positions in front end development and design. Once students complete the technical skill building portion, they receive 180 days of hands-on job search support including 1-on-1 and group coaching, and the opportunity to interview with Skillcrush employer partners.
Skillcrush is an open enrollment school, no application necessary, and to date, has trained over 20,000 students, and has an over 90% success rate of placing students in qualified jobs with an average time to get hired of only 8-10 weeks.