Crypto Guapcoin Amplifies Voices of the Black Community

In 5 years, Guapcoin has more than 10,000 wallet holders

Meet the next generation of consumers where they are now. Join us virtually for The New Consumer, on March 30, for tips from Clutch, Mars Wrigley and more. Sign up for free.

In 2015, Tavonia Evans was driving to various tech conferences across the U.S., pitching to investors to drum up funding for her startup. Safe2Meet is a peer-to-peer platform that identifies and verifies individuals’ background information.

After several months, one notion eventually dawned on Evans, mother of eight and grandmother to two: Getting funding as a Black woman wasn’t going to be easy.

Being a woman of color in the startup world is rare. Only 4% of tech founders are women of color, and only 3% of the computing tech force in the U.S. are



Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in