About the IGNITE Pledge

About the
IGNITE Pledge

Pie charts: Black women's share of female population and new firm creationBlack women start 42% of all new women-owned firms (that’s 763 new firms every day) despite being only 14% of the U.S. female population.

Pie charts: Black women's share of female population and new firm creation

Black women start 42% of all new women-owned firms (that’s 763 new firms every day) despite being only 14% of the U.S. female population.

We know

that Black women entrepreneurs possess the temperament, grit, drive, and stamina necessary for success.

Bar chart: Average Annual Revenue Per Year
Black women-owned businesses earn $24,000 per year while all women-owned businesses bring in $142,900 per year.

Bar chart: Average Annual Revenue Per Year

Black women-owned businesses earn $24,000 per year while all women-owned businesses bring in $142,900 per year.

We know

that systemic barriers to social and financial capital are real factors limiting the growth of Black women-owned businesses.

Join us in closing the revenue gap and together we can create millions of new jobs and move $500 billion in revenue through the U.S. economy.1

Take the IGNITE Pledge

and join us in igniting the economic potential of Black women entrepreneurs!

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