Digital media that reaches, engages & understands black women globally.
Black women are misrepresented continuously throughout the media & mass market brands. Yet in a competitive digital environment increasingly shaped by personalisation and choice and that is enabling globally focused communities, platforms & brands, black women have few, if any trusted sources of media for lifestyle or entertainment information.
The result is that there are few options for brands that want to reach, engage or understand black audiences & communities
Black Ballad uses digital media to provide entertainment, while simultaneously building a proprietary & unprecedented dataset that captures the consumer behaviours of black women, which enhances the media business, while providing the IP to power an insights business for brands that want to reach, engage or understand black audiences
The target market is black women aged 25-45, based in Europe, with a growing audience base internationally.
Between the age of 25-45, there are some 400,000 blac kwomen in England and Wales. Despite the global market being hard to determine, data shows there are c.12m afro-Europeans and c.150m African diaspora globally
Forbes 30 Under 30 (Media & Marketing) 2018
Founders Factory Accelerator 2019
Deutsche Bank Awards For Creative Entrepreneurs 2019
Membership Puzzle Project Grantee 2019
NESTA / Bethnal Gree Future of News Grantee 2020
- Tobi Oredein – Founder & Chief Executive Officer
- Bola Awoniyi – Chief Operating Officer
- Jendella Benson – Head of Editorial
Website and social media
Black Ballad website
Black Ballad Twitter
Black Ballad Instagram
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Want to connect with Black Ballad?
Fill out the form below and we’ll send an introduction email to you and the founders.
Please note that if you would also like to connect with other King’s20 Ventures, we ask that you fill out the form at the bottom of the page each time so we can send separate intro emails.
As always, we respect your privacy and will not contact you without your consent or share your details.