BPM Business Incubator: We Incubate Black-Owned Businesses



A key pillar of our Black Progress Matters mission is our Black-Owned Business Incubator Program. The BPM Founding Partners have pledged BPM's entire profits to this ambitious incubator program. Already, BPM is engaged in the partnership and financing of several significant Black-owned start-ups including UnBiasIt, Katini Skin, SmartGov Data Tech, Cocoa by CeCe, Walker Sports Audit, Black Progress Executive Resources [BPX], Black Progress Alliance, OG Culture, BPM College Advisory Program, and more.

Currently, BPM is successfully incubating Black-owned businesses in the following categories:

→ Big Data Technology → Staffing & Professional Services → Beauty & Wellness

While each opportunity will encourage additional investment, we are confident that the pledged profits of BPM will continue to provide substantial start-up funding. Ultimately, the real success of every BPM incubated business will come from the full engagement and business savvy provided by the executive Black ownership.

Learn more about BPM’s Black-Owned Business Incubator Program.

Businesses Black Progress Matters is currently incubating:



UnBiasIt — UnBiasIt is the first solution to provide enterprises with an immediate deterrent to inherent bias in their organization.


CEO & Founding Partner, Dean Haynesworth Learn more about UnBiasIt.




SmartGov Data Technologies — SmartGov helps government and public sector institutions manage their data so they can focus on fulfilling their main mission. CEO & Founder, Tye Hayes Learn more about SmartGov Data Technologies.




Walker Sports Audit — Walker Sports Audit is an independent audit service that ensures clients are receiving representation from trusted advisors that they can actually trust.

Board Member & Founding Partner, Doug Whaley Learn more about Walker Sports Audit.




OG Culture — One Global Culture is a dynamic event networking organization designed to advance the hiring of Black coaches and executives in professional sports.

Founders, Roger Harriott, James Walker, & Doug Whaley Learn more about OG Culture.




Katini Skin — Katini Skin is a collection of facial oils inspired by unique and wild harvested native plants from across the globe.

CEO & Founder, Katini Yamaoka Learn more about Katini Skin.




Cocoa by CeCe — Cocoa by CeCe is a body positive beauty brand created to celebrate the routine of self-love and self-care.

CEO & Founder, CeCe Olisa Learn more about Cocoa by CeCe.




Black Progress Executive Resources [BPX] — Black Progress Executive Resources [BPX] provides resources to help Black executives connect and build relationships.

CEO & Founder, Justin King Learn more about Black Progress Executive Resources [BPX].




BPM College Advisory Program — BPM College Advisory Program [CAP] is committed to helping high-school Black scholars achieve success in college and beyond.

Learn more about the BPM College Advisory Program.



[Coming Soon] Black Progress Alliance — Black Progress Alliance provides support services to help Black-owned businesses win public and private sector contracts.

CEO & Founder, Linda Chatmon



[Coming Soon] M&L Devine Resources — M&L Devine takes a hands-on approach to recruiting with a passion for helping their clients change the world, one leader at a time.

CEO & Founder, Calvin Blackmon