Cohort 1 completed the 8 week Cultivator 1 course in November 2018.  Seed investment were given to four companies that completed, which were Potty Pearls, StyleQ, NewWay Innovation and InPower.

Potty Pearls
Potty PearlsTyeshia Coopwood
Potty Pearls is a solid, portable air freshener that allows you to eliminate (#2) with no detectable odor.
NewWay Innovations
NewWay InnovationsWillie Alexander & Bryce Killibrew
NewWay Innovation is an e-bike manufacturer that specifically designs for comfortability and reliability in transportation throughout cities.
StyleQChantel Teague
StyleQ is a platform that allows you to connect with the best beauty and wellness professionals to make booking appointments fit around your busy schedule
INPOWERAziz Abdullah & Emani Taylor
INPOWER accelerates growth for soloprenuers, startups & scaleups through custom workstations managed by specialized project managers.
SekhereNikia Johnson
Sekhere Services LLC is a software and logistics company that offers same day delivery services to consumers.
Like Minds
Like MindsMonte Eady
LikeMinds is a platform that connects students with startups looking to hire them, granting necessary experience for the student and increased productivity for the startups.
Norwood Media Group
Norwood Media GroupLawrence Norwood
Norwood Media Group is a social media management company that brings visibility to small businesses by building personal relationships & focuses solely on displaying their voice using social media.
The B.E.E. Narrative
The B.E.E. NarrativeAnita Mogaka
The B.E.E. Narrative is a platform that is creating a new narrative of Milwaukee by highlighting the positive black people, places and experiences.
Dino Black Studios
Dino Black StudiosDino Black
Dino Black Studios is a digital media company focusing on photography and videography built on the principles of Love, Honesty, Growth, Justice, and God.