Black Owned Healthcare Venture Capital Receives First Investment

By: Black Pearl Global Investments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 16, 2019 - PRLog -- Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – Black Pearl Global ( Investments, a new $25M venture capital fund focused on deploying quality healthcare around the world secured its first investor that will enable to fund to focus on its mission. Black Pearl is the first healthcare venture fund that invests innovations from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean and deploys the concept in communities facing healthcare disparities.

These innovations will be in the areas of Dental Health, Telemedicine, and Biotech Manufacturing. With this focus, Black Pearl is the first venture fund centered on quality healthcare to reduce disparities, not simply flashy medtech devices. While Black Pearl acknowledges the value in innovations fueled mainly by technology, the new fund believes the greatest impact can be made when investments consider the quality of the outcomes for all populations not just those who are able to afford the newest technologies.

Black Pearl will be directed by CEO, Dr. Shanté Williams and Founding/ Managing Partners, Dr. Carl Smart and Mr. Marlon Joris who will oversee all of the pipeline cultivation and fund diversity.

Since its inception in earlier this year, Black Pearl been an advocate for marginalized populations in healthcare. Its first portfolio company LucasPye Bio ( highlights the fund's commitment to social impact, disrupting systemic norms, and supporting diverse founders.

"We are healthcare professionals in search of outcomes that will heal the world. We have seen, first hand the evolution of healthcare and its inability to deliver improved outcomes to all populations. We will measure our success on the quality of the care that we can help facilitate to disparate populations around the world.' Says CEO, Dr. Shanté

About Black Pearl Global Investments

Black Pearl is a $25M+ venture capital fund focused exclusively on healthcare. We strive to make an impact on the world by improving the health of its citizens. Our objective is to make investments that create long-term sustainable growth both locally and globally.

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