BlackNorth Initiative

Collision 2024: Celebrating Black Innovation and Community

Collision 2024: Celebrating Black Innovation and Community June 23, 2024

This year’s event was a remarkable testament to the power of community and the ongoing development of a thriving Black innovation ecosystem.

The Black Innovation Zone showcased an inspiring collective of organizations dedicated to creating opportunities for Black professionals. The collaboration and spirit of innovation were palpable, leaving a lasting impact on all participants. Together, we are building a legacy for future Black innovators, both in Canada and on an international scale.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made this collective possible. Your support and participation are crucial in fostering an environment where Black professionals can excel and innovate.

The Black Innovation Zone featured contributions from the following organizations:

  • BlackNorth Initiative
  • The Black Entrepreneurship Alliance
  • Black Founders Network
  • Nobellum
  • Federation of Black Canadians Foundation
  • Black Opportunity Fund
  • DMZ
  • Tribe Network
  • African Impact Initiative

A special thanks to our incredible partners who supported us throughout this journey:

  • CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals
  • LiftOff by CCAWR
  • Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Tech Connect Africa
  • Pitch Better
  • BlackVC Canada
  • BlackVC
  • DCCM Foundation
  • Honey – Soul Food

Your partnership and dedication were instrumental in making this event a success.

Together, we look forward to continuously building and nurturing a robust Black innovation ecosystem. Stay tuned for more updates and initiatives as we pave the way for future Black innovators.