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Supporting the Friends & Family Accelerator Program

The Annenberg Foundation is proud to be a founding supporter of Slauson & Co. and Grid110‘s Friends and Family Accelerator Program, geared towards helping early-stage entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses.

Introducing the Friends & Family Winter 2022 Cohort:

  • 1000 MORE is an app that removes barriers to civic empowerment for communities who have traditionally been disenfranchised, so that average Americans can disrupt the big lobby.

  • Beautiful Curly Me is a social impact company on a mission to instill and inspire confidence in young black and brown girls with affirming toys and accessories, empowering books and content.

  • By Ms James is a paper goods organization inspired by beautiful black people. Their mission is to illustrate the vibrancy and vastness of the spectrum that is blackness.

  • Cadenzo is a web-based platform that helps local musical artists and venues quickly find and seamlessly book one another.

  • CEREMONIA is a thoughtfully designed & curated lifestyle brand, inspired by travel + nature.

  • Church Space is a mission driven marketplace designed to support the rental of underutilized church real estate by helping churches earn income by renting their buildings as on demand event, worship, and meeting space.

  • El Camino is building the leading digital community for bold women travelers.

  • FELOH [Fell•Oh] is a conscious and inclusive social marketplace just for beauty.

  • Fil₂R creates sustainable water filtration solutions for at home use.

  • FRONTMAN is the Gen Z functional cosmetics brand for men.

  • Hank’s Mini Market is a family-owned curated market located in the Hyde Park community of South Central Los Angeles. Our mission is to use art and food to uplift and inspire our community.

  • Otis Dental is a subscription-based oral care company and resource for people seeking a better solution to their oral and mental health concerns.

  • Peculiar Roots is a clean beauty brand with haircare products for locs and natural hair.

  • Revival allows borrowers to buy back and eliminate their debt at the same pennies on the dollar rate that it gets sold to debt collections agencies.

  • Sons of Hollis is a men’s betterment company supplying natural products and grooming tools for men with coarse & curly, kinky or wavy hair.

  • The Black-Owned Market a curated shopping destination that allows you to buy from your new favorite Black-owned brands via e-commerce, physical activations, and subscription.

  • THIMBLE is a platform of pain and anxiety reducing products for common needle procedures like blood draws and injections.

  • Unoma Haus designs and builds high quality, off-grid van conversions available to rent and for sale.

  • WESTxEAST is a DTC virtual design service for custom-fit ethnic clothing.

  • Wordsmyth is a tech-enabled platform for companies to discover, source and hire Black + diverse writers for freelance writing services.

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