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In this blog, we celebrate Black History Month with a spotlight on the phenomenal black women shaping the future of UK tech by highlighting Founders, Investors, and Change-makers who are breaking barriers and leaving an indelible mark on the industry. From serial entrepreneurs to tech thought leaders, their stories are inspiring and their contributions are invaluable.
Meet Mercedes Benson and find out about SocialFIXT, a game-changing platform designed to revolutionise the UK's creative industry.
Find out about Overploy, a startup helping retail marketing teams in large organisations save on external agency costs for content creation.
The Black Valley Founders Programme is a tailored 8-week accelerator supporting exceptional UK-based black founders to access capital and scale their start-ups. The programme immerses our cohort in a community of start-up builders, investors and expert mentors.
Global mental health is a $2 trillion issue. In the UK, a young person is referred to the NHS for mental health support every 30 seconds....
The biggest highlight of my founder’s journey has been working with my brothers. Most co-founders tend to meet through networking or through referrals by colleagues or mentors...
"You can do it, don’t be afraid, stop procrastinating, tell others what you are trying to do, ask questions and join a community."
Jessica is an incoming Cloud Solution Architect. She shares her journey into tech so far, and how the Black Valley community has supported her along the way.
We are extremely excited to have launched our winter cohort of the Pre-Accelerator Founders programme! Read on to understand how we run the programme, and meet the Founders!
Neil Pleasants has been in the digital space for 20 years. One of the quotes he lives by is ‘learn to sit back and observe, not everything needs a reaction’.
"Don’t create extra work for yourself, focus on the biggest impact" is one of the things Julia wished she knew when she started working as a Product Manager. Read on for more advice and tips!
Achieving goals and milestones should not be the only measure of success that makes you happy. Ken Loh started out as a software engineer working in financial services before discovering the world of UX.
David Chijioke speaks about the 4 ways in which tech communities have impacted his career to date, from being a rookie in software engineering to now a Product Manager.