Blavity

CEO: Morgan DeBaun Lead Investor: Marlon Nichols Charles D. King

Blavity is the larget platform and lifestyle brand for black millennials. Using an innovative mixture of original content, community, and experiential activations, they empower their audience to engage actively with the culture they are creating. Reaching over 20M millenials and 10M video views a month, it is rooted in cultural authenticity, and has grown into the digital market leader in less than 4 years. Blavity operates a network of sites focused on lifestyles and sub demographics of their growing influential audience, including Blavity, Shadow & Act, 21Ninety, AfroTech and Travel Noire.

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