Since launching this spring, the newly formed seed-stage venture fund Black Tech Nation Ventures is helping create a ‘digital Wakanda’ for Black tech entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh, Bloomberg reports.

The driving force behind this effort is Kelauni Jasmyn, founder and CEO of the national online network Black Tech Nation. In March, she and partners David Motley and Sean Sebastian launched BTN Ventures, which aims to raise $50 million this year.

In today’s Plug In South LA Beat, we’re traveling far from Silicon Valley to see how BTN Ventures is cultivating a new and welcoming hub for emerging tech:

New Effort Bets on Pittsburgh as a Hub for Black Venture Capital

Photo: Black Tech Nation Ventures general partner Kelauni Jasmyn. Credit: Kelauni Jasmyn on LinkedIn