Unleashing Your Potential
Originally launched in 2021 as Aveeno’s Skin Health Startup Accelerator, The Startup Collective by Aveeno is an initiative designed to empower Black female-identifying entrepreneurs with a product, brand, or technology that meets the skin or hair care needs of Black consumers. They will be enabled to achieve business growth by providing them with access to grants, education, and resources.
Dedicated to Diversity: Our Partnership with Culturecon
The winner will be announced at Culturecon, an inspiring conference that celebrates culture, community, and creatives of color. Our shared objective is to uplift and empower black women entrepreneurs who have cultivated innovative brands across health and beauty.
Shattering Ceilings: Lessons from Black Entrepreneurs
An Asset-Based Approach to Launching, Scaling and Exiting as a Black Woman Founder
Jewel Burks Solomon is Managing Partner at Collab Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund she launched to close the funding gap for Black entrepreneurs. Prior to leading Collab Capital, Jewel was Head of Google for Startups US, where she created initiatives that deployed over $30M in non-dilutive capital to Black and Latino-led businesses since 2020.
Aveeno® | The Startup Collective Blog By Joi Wade
Joi is a Beauty YouTuber with her own small business, Joiful Bee. She shares tips on natural hair, branding, running a small business and adjusting from a college student to working full time & #adulting!
Tenille Moon x The Startup Collective By Aveeno®
Tenille is an accounting and financial expert serving as CEO of MoonAdvisory, which provide CFO, Tax & Business Advisory services.
Meet Our Past Winner and Their Brand
Arielle Brown, Founder of Bea's Bayou Skincare
Bea's Bayou's Vision Is To Inspire Healing & Build Confidence. We Value Integrity, Empathy, And Audacity, Celebrating Our Diverse Community. It's Not About Rejecting Who You Are But Embracing All The Nuances Skin Deep And Beyond. Protect Your Microbiome & Your Peace With Bea's Bayou Skincare.