Founded in 2020, Nobellum is a social enterprise dedicated to carving out a space in the technology industry to increase diversity and inclusion for Black & Indigenous People of Colour.
Our founders pooled their resources to strategize for socio-economic upliftment. By amplifying the voice of the community, we have collectively identified the shortcomings that the Black community face in regards to entrepreneurship.
With the support of our community and partners, our mandate of supporting 100 Black owned businesses by 2025 is just the start for the tangible change to come!Services
National Economic Development Program
an ecosystem for Black Founders in STEM
Nobellum has created an Economic Development Program with the aim to uplift the Black community socioeconomically. Nobellum will encourage innovation, education and means of funding through our 3 channels of Impact:
Our innovathon is a pitch competition where young professionals will showcase their ideas for a chance to win between up to $20,000 for their startup venture. New Black owned businesses shall be created.
Innovator Bridging Program (IBP)
Our pre-innovathon registrants will be given a taste of entrepreneurship by participating in our workshops. These workshops are facilitated by Nobellum partners that come from educational, corporate and grassroot backgrounds. Those who win the Innovathon will be enrolled in a series of IBP workshops which will teach our new Black Business owners business planning, marketing, technology and commercialization; the essentials of entrepreneurship. Our IBP deliverables will ultimately result in a portfolio for the new businesses to use within our network of accelerators and incubators, as well as the ability to seek funding beyond our reach.
Our Nobel-Hub app will serve as a directory for our innovators to shop for essential business services that have been vetted and selected to be a part of our digital community. The prize money will be held in a trust account on our mobile ledger. This is to encourage B2B transactions between the new Black owned businesses and existing professional services found from the Black community.
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