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timeline

Morgan DeBaun founds Blavity Inc with college friends Jeff Nelson, Jonathan Jackson, and Aaron Samuels

July 2014

Morgan DeBaun founds Blavity Inc with college friends Jeff Nelson, Jonathan Jackson, and Aaron Samuels

January 2015

Launches User Generated Content platform

December 2015

Blavity.com achieves 1 Million unique users

February 2016

Raises pre-seed funding to invest in growth and continued scaling

May 2016

Opens 1st office and 1st large scale Women’s Conference in NYC

November 2016

AfroTech Launches in San Francisco

January 2017

Purchase of Shadow and Act

March 2017

21Ninety launches and tours the country with influencers

August 2017

Purchase of Travel Noire

November 2017

AfroTech 2nd Annual, San Francisco

May 2018

Raised Series A from Google Ventures and Comcast

June 2018

Blavity Inc. launch

August 2018

Blavity Politics launch

November 2018

AfroTech 3rd Annual, San Francisco

November 2019

AfroTech 4th Annual, Oakland