Welcome to BLK HACK - Cincinnati


BLK hack educates its community of entrepreneurs through its monthly event series, Workshops and peer group meetings. Our members will learn how to become successful entrepreneurs


BLK hack inspires minority entrepreneurs through videos, and how to’s. We rely on Mentors and advisors to be hands on laying out the footprints to inspire those who follow their successes.


BLK hack connects its entrepreneurs through networking with professional resources and those with specific skill sets. Access to funding, team building and Business development are very important to us.

Upcoming Events

february, 2019

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Our Leadership

Candice Mathews

Candice Peters is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hillman. Hillman is an accelerator that provides seed funding and support for early stage startups with unique founding teams. She’s a University of Cincinnati Bearcat, UpTech alum, and co-founder of Hello Parent.

William  Thomas II

Founding partner at Mortar.  William has been able to turn his ideas into reality, and he recognizes that many people have not been afforded with those same opportunities. William, in his efforts in fighting inequities, creating opportunities and driving social change, recognized as one of Forbes 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs.

Bjorn K. Simmons

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for the tech startup company Wyzerr, Inc. Wyzerr is an insights company on a mission to make market research accessible and affordable for all businesses.