Snap will pay 25 Black creators $120k in a new accelerator program

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Snap will pay 25 Black creators $120k in a new accelerator program

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On stage at VidCon, Snap announced its first accelerator program for emerging Black creators.

Over the course of a year, Snap will pay 25 selected applicants $10,000 a month ($120,000 total) to help launch their careers, marking a $3 million total investment.

Aside from its 523 accelerator ecosystem, Snap also runs Yellow, a tech incubator that invests $150,000 into creative startups.

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Author / Journalist: Amanda Silberling

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 16:27:53

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