Three Black-Owned Tech Companies Leading the Way

Rita Batalha
6 min readOct 19, 2023

Celebrating Black History Month with black-tech companies

Every year, during the month of October, the UK comes together to celebrate Black History Month. This annual observance serves as a reminder of the profound contributions, remarkable achievements, and enduring struggles of the African community throughout history.

Throughout this month, communities and companies come together to showcase the achievements and cultural contributions of African communities in fields such as art, music, literature, science, sports, politics, and more. It’s an opportunity to amplify the voices that have often been marginalized and underrepresented in our collective history.

Photo Courtesy: Fed Communities

The rise of Black-owned digital companies is a testament to the undeniable potential that exists within a community that has historically faced systemic barriers. It reflects the growing recognition that diversity in the tech sector is not just a moral imperative but a critical component of a dynamic and forward-thinking industry. From artificial intelligence and software development to e-commerce, cybersecurity, and digital media, these companies are harnessing the power of digital innovation to build successful businesses that transcend borders and boundaries.

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Rita Batalha

Technology and Innovation geek. Excited about all new things in the world 🌎