We support big ideas.
No matter who they come from.

The numbers don’t lie. Minority-owned businesses offer big economic potential, yet they still face barriers in getting started. Together, we can break down those barriers.

minority-owned businesses nationwide1

revenue generated by minority-owned businesses annually1

%

venture capital received by minority-owned businesses2

Bronze Valley is a non-profit, early stage venture investment platform that supports high growth, innovation and technology-enabled companies created by diverse, underrepresented and underestimated founders. The organization is also certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (“CDFI”). The mission of Bronze Valley is to create an education-to opportunity-to outcome pipeline for communities that are underrepresented in technology careers and in fields where innovators will create the future. Together, we can be the catalyst we have been waiting for.

Startups

An idea is just an idea until someone is willing to listen. We offer you the opportunity to share your idea, so together we can take it to the next level.

Investors

Finding the next big thing for your investment dollars can be challenging. We have the resources to get those great ideas in front of you.

Startups

An idea is just an idea until someone is willing to listen. We offer you the opportunity to share your idea, so together we can take it to the next level.

Investors

Finding the next big thing for your investment dollars can be challenging. We have the resources to get those great ideas in front of you.

“Bronze Valley has been a valuable resource for us, and entrepreneurs in general. They are really focused on truly helping women and people of color become a force in technology fields. For us, they helped take our app to the next level.”

ASHLEE AMMONS, CO-FOUNDER, MIXTROZ

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Bronze Valley welcomes new board member Greg Barker

Bronze Valley welcomes new board member Greg Barker

Bronze Valley has added Greg Barker to its board of directors. Barker, recently named president of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), was elected to the board at its May meeting. “I am genuinely excited to be part of such a dynamic and...

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Hassan Riggs and Smart Alto are at home in Birmingham

Hassan Riggs and Smart Alto are at home in Birmingham

Achieving the convergence of need and opportunity is the essential idea behind Hassan Riggs’s company, Smart Alto, which is the latest addition to the growing Bronze Valley portfolio. It’s also a big reason he moved his startup from Silicon Valley to Birmingham — and...

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