The Black Angel Group is a collective of angel investors from Google and Alphabet that invests intellectual, social and financial capital in seed to Series A startups around the world. Our collective believes in founders who build ethical, high-growth technology companies.

The ColLective

The BAG collective consists of over 35 Black-identified leaders from across the Americas and Europe with a breadth of functional expertise spanning product management, design and user experience, technical infrastructure, go-to-market, communications, and people operations. Together, they leverage their collective expertise to find and support entrepreneurs building ethical, high-growth technology companies.

Alexa HallAlexa Hall

Founder/CEO

Wildseed Capital

San Francisco, California

Amari GuisingerAmari Guisinger

Global Partnership Marketing

Google

Los Angeles, California

Amir WilliamsAmir Williams

UX Researcher

Google

San Francisco, California

Anika HenryAnika Henry

Partner Engagement Manager, Data

Google

London, England

Arielle DulbergArielle Dulberg

Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

YouTube

New York, New York

Arif GurselArif Gursel

Global Head of Product Partnerships,

YouTube Music & Premium

Seattle, WA

Bonita StewartBonita Stewart

Board Partner

Gradient Ventures

New York, New York

Brittan Bright KingBrittan Bright King

Head of Industry, Business & Industrial Markets

Google

Brooklyn, New York

Bserat GhebremicaelBserat Ghebremicael

Growth Lead, Global Partnerships

Google

New York, New York

Candice MorganCandice Morgan

Partner - Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

GV

San Francisco, California

Cassandra JohnsonCassandra Johnson

VP of Vendor Management Office & Customer Care,

Google

San Francisco, California

Daniel BryantDaniel Bryant

M&A Finance

Google

San Francisco, California

Danielle RomainDanielle Romain

Vice President

Google

San Francisco, CA

David BensonDavid Benson

Director of Agency Global Customer Solutions

Google

London, England

EJ StancilEJ Stancil

DEI Program Manager

Google

Los Angeles, California

Emmanuel ArriagaEmmanuel Arriaga

Manager, Strategic Programs Team, Android/Play Security & PrivacyManager

Google

San Francisco, CA

Erin TeagueErin Teague

Director of Product Management

YouTube

San Francisco, California

Errol KingErrol King

Creative Technologist

Google

New York, New York

Halimah DeLaine PradoHalimah DeLaine Prado

General Counsel

Google

United States

Ivor HornIvor Horn

Director, Health Equity

Google

Palo Alto, California

Jackson Georges JrJackson Georges Jr

Partner

CapitalG

San Francisco, California

Jason (Jay) Smith Jason (Jay) Smith

Customer Engineer - App Modernization Specialist

Google

San Francisco, CA

Jason MillsJason Mills

Investor

New York, New York

Jason ScottJason Scott

General Partner

Anim

New York, New York

Jeff ReidJeff Reid

Product Manager - Android Automotive Operating System

Google

Mountain View, California

Jeremiah ErbyJeremiah Erby

Global Strategic Partnerships - Platforms and Ecosystems, Chrome OS

Google

Los Angeles, CA

Jeremiah GordonJeremiah Gordon

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer

CapitalG

San Francisco, California

Jim AndersonJim Anderson

VP, Google Cloud

Google

Austin, Texas

John HigginsonJohn Higginson

Principal, Global Partnerships - Business Strategy & Operations

Google

New York, New York

Joseph BrownJoseph Brown

Head of GCP Strategy & Ops, Financial Services Industry

Google Cloud

Atlanta, Georgia

Jourdan SuttonJourdan Sutton

Head of Strategy and Operational Transformation, Americas Go To Market

Google

Los Angeles, California,

Julio HansoulJulio Hansoul

Global Director of Inside Sales, Airdna

Google

Barcelona, Spain

Kayla ContiKayla Conti

Head of Black Media Communications,

Google

New York, New York

LJ ErwinLJ Erwin

Product Manager

YouTube

San Francisco, California

Lauren Thomas EwingLauren Thomas Ewing

Senior HR Strategy Consultant, Advisor, and Coach

Google

Washington, District of Columbia

Lawrence ColeLawrence Cole

Managing Director and Head of Global Growth Ads

Google

San Francisco

Lynette BarksdaleLynette Barksdale

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader

Google Cloud

Dallas, Texas

Makini MaskMakini Mask

Finance Director, UK and Ireland

Google

London, England

Malik DucardMalik Ducard

Chief Content Officer

Pinterest

Los Angeles, CA

Marvin PaulMarvin Paul

Staff Software Engineer, Tech Lead Manager

Google

San Francisco, CA

Matthew Forsythe Matthew Forsythe

Director of Product Management

Google

San Francisco, California

Melonie ParkerMelonie Parker

Chief Diversity Officer

Google

San Francisco, CA

Merlin YamssiMerlin Yamssi

Lead Solutions Consultant

Google

Sunnyvale, California

Michelle BeasleyMichelle Beasley

Data Management Business Manager

Google

Oakland, California

Moe SyMoe Sy

Cloud Architect

Google Cloud for Games

San Francisco, California

Nathalie SajousNathalie Sajous

Managing Director, Global Partnerships

Google

New York, New York

Naïsha SilvaNaïsha Silva

Program Management Lead, Build for Africa

Google

Mountain View, California

Neal SuggsNeal Suggs

VP Legal

Google Cloud

Seattle, Washington

Nia CastellyNia Castelly

Co-founder & Legal Lead, Area 120

Google

Mountain View, California

Patrick BentleyPatrick Bentley

Custom Training Lead

Google Cloud

Huntsville, AL

Paul SimmsPaul Simms

Program Manager, Finance and Modeling - Google Data Center Networks

Google

Nashville, Tennessee

Philippe de Lurand Pierre-PaulPhilippe de Lurand Pierre-Paul

Product Manager, Chrome

Google

Mountain View, California

Rachael PalmerRachael Palmer

Head of VC and Startup Partnerships, EMEA

Google

London, England

Rachel SpiveyRachel Spivey

Head of Retention & Progression Team (Stay & Thrive)

Google

Washington, District of Columbia

Rahael SeifuRahael Seifu

Legal Manager, Googler Products & Data Lead

Google

San Francisco, California

Richard CumminsRichard Cummins

Product Manager

Spotify

London, England

Robert SlayRobert Slay

Internal Auditing

Google

Chicago, Illinois

Rodney F. Witcher, IIRodney F. Witcher, II

Product Solutions Engineer, Payments Platform Monetization

Google

Belmont, California

Ronika LewisRonika Lewis

Engineering Product Management / Digital Transformation Executive

Google

Palo Alto, CA

Sadasia McCutchenSadasia McCutchen

VP of Community and Growth

Capital G

Oakland, California

Stanley OnyimbaStanley Onyimba

VP, Growth

CapitalG

San Francisco, California

Tamba BaldéTamba Baldé

Business Operations

vordermann US

San Francisco, CA

Tiara ChristianTiara Christian

Head of Brand & Marketing

BYP Network

London, England

Tiffany BlackTiffany Black

Global Social Media Lead

Google Cloud

San Jose, CA

Victor WigginsVictor Wiggins

Principal, Customer Value & Transformation Advisor

Google

Atlanta, Georgia

Wayne Kimball, Jr.Wayne Kimball, Jr.

Principal. Corporate Development (Cloud M & A)

Google

Los Angeles, California

William IsaacWilliam Isaac

Staff Research Scientist

DeepMind

United Kingdom

BAG aims to invest in the top founders and startups while creating a new generation of angel investors and economic opportunity for the Black community.

Portfolio

Companies we've invested in.

Polar Signals
Renno
Artemis
Outlier
FitGrid
Bowery Farming
Payhippo
So Lo
AudioMob
Career Karma
Clevr
Matter

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“Inviting the Black Angel Group to invest early in Polar Signals was a strategic 'no brainer’. Collectively, the group brings a wealth of experience, along with diverse perspectives that will be invaluable as we grow our business.”

Frederic Branczyk
CEO & Founder at Polar Signals.

"Encouraging Black+ tech professionals to mentor and invest in the next generation of tech entrepreneurs is the type of meaningful change that will hopefully improve equity across the startup ecosystem."

Lo Toney
Founding Managing Partner at Plexo Capital

“Inviting the Black Angel Group to invest early in Polar Signals was a strategic 'no brainer’. Collectively, the group brings a wealth of experience, along with diverse perspectives that will be invaluable as we grow our business.”

Frederic Branczyk
CEO & Founder at Polar Signals.

"Encouraging Black+ tech professionals to mentor and invest in the next generation of tech entrepreneurs is the type of meaningful change that will hopefully improve equity across the startup ecosystem."

Lo Toney
Founding Managing Partner at Plexo Capital