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INVESTING

IN THE FUTURE

Black Star Fund is a Black-led venture capital firm that invests primarily in Black founders. We invest in the innovators – those who see new enterprise as the gateway to a world that is more abundant, balanced, and productive.

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AT A GLANCE

19

Portfolio companies

62%

of capital deployed to Black Women

23

Black founders

$12M

Assets under management

50:50

Gender parity in portfolio

$180M+

capital raised across portfolio

Portfolio spanning Technology, Consumer Goods, Media & Entertainment, and others

KWAME ANKU 

Chairman & CEO

Kwame Anku is the CEO and Chairman of the Black Star Fund. Named “One of the Top 25 Black Venture Capitalists to Watch” by Pitchbook, Kwame is a pioneer in the venture capital space having created two of only six venture funds in the United States that are Black-led with all Black portfolio founders.

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