Our Ventures

 Our partners in creating a better future 

Brown Venture Group

Founded in 2018 in Minneapolis, MN, Brown Venture Group (BVG) is a Black-owned venture capital firm focused on Black, Latino, and Native American technology entrepreneurs. BVG provides technology founders of color an environment from which they can launch and scale their startup, including capital, training, and networks. Warecorp COO, Jerome Hamilton, and Warecorp CEO, Chris Dykstra, are Managing Partners. 


GoodCarts is the easiest way for mission-driven ecommerce stores to build customer loyalty, scale impact, and gain new customers for free. GoodCarts is on a mission to help 10,000 purpose-driven entrepreneurs use commerce to create change.


A specialized integrator and implementation partner for mid-to-enterprise businesses. They provide rapid prototyping, AI-infused automation tools for the DXP market, and staff augmentation.

TheContributor evolved from the DNCCC’s 50-State Blog Project in the early 2000s. They review and publish a select cross-section of the hundreds of contributions a day from independent writers, observers, journalists, artists and advocacy leaders around the country.

The UpTake

The UpTake is an independent, nonprofit (501 c 3) online news organization that began its work in 2007 with a few simple ideas: That media should find and tell the truth without fear or favor; that citizens have the tools to report and explain events without relying on news controlled by large corporations; and that it is the duty of citizens to hold power accountable and to make government transparent to the governed.

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