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Angela Benton was born on 22 May, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, is an Entrepreneur.

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Occupation Entrepreneur
Age 39 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 22 May 1981
Birthday 22 May
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, United States
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2019

Benton has received numerous accolades for her work some of which include Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, Fast Company’s Most Influential Women In Technology, Business Insiders’ 25 Most Influential African-Americans in Technology and many more.  In addition, Benton has been featured in numerous national and international media outlets including CNN’s award-winning documentary series by Soledad O’Brien Black in America: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley, MSNBC, Bloomberg, Inc, Forbes, Good Morning America, and the Wall Street Journal where she was a featured essayist for the paper’s 125th Anniversary edition on “The Future of Entrepreneurship”.

2018

Benton sold NewME in December 2018 though under her leadership the company helped hundreds of minority companies raise over $47 million in venture capital funding.

2017

Angela Benton is a breast cancer survivor and advocate for health and wellness as it relates to entrepreneurship. She authored REVIVAL in 2017 after her cancer diagnosis.

Benton traveled to Malawi in 2017 to support local villages with solar powered electricity through a micro fund and partnership established with Kuyere!, a project dedicated to providing solar electricity to the poorest rural households in Africa. Her investment powered 10 villages in Malawi. She produced a documentary series titled, Venture, on her time there.

2011

In June 2011 Benton launched the first NewME accelerator cohort in Silicon Valley. Key figures that participated in the program as mentors, speakers, or supporters included some of the technology industry’s elite; Mitch Kapor, Ben Horowitz, Vivek Wadhwa, Google, Twitter, Andreessen Horowitz, Facebook et al. The program was largely responsible for being a catalyst for elevating the conversation around diversity in the technology industry for both ethnic minorities and women. Some alumni of NewME have went on to become venture capitalist themselves at Kapor Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and TEDco.

2007

Benton launched Black Web 2.0 in August 2007. It is said that the site was launched out of her frustration to find information on what Blacks were doing in technology both from an entrepreneurial/startup and corporate perspective. The site quickly gain community amongst Black digerati and early adopters, giving them a place to be heard and featured. Markus Robinson, a partner in the site and its COO until 2010, was a key figure in growing the platform. In the early days of Black Web 2.0 Benton served as the editor and main writer for the site, along with Robinson, and used the platform to feature and discuss key topics in Black Culture, technology, and where the two intersected. The duo often critiqued products and the digital strategies of African-American media businesses and forecasted trends in the arena, as such they quickly became the leading experts in the space.

1981

Angela Benton (born (1981-05-22 ) May 22, 1981) is an American businesswoman. Benton founded NewME (acquired),  the first accelerator for minorities globally in 2011. She is a pioneer of diversity in the technology industry and one of the most important African-Americans in the technology industry. She has helped minority-led tech companies raise over $47 million in venture capital funding.