Kehlani secured a $50,000 investment in her tech startup Flora

The investment comes from Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm that funds projects by people of color.

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After the release of her debut album SweetSexySavage at the beginning of the year, Kehlani is shifting her focus and jumping into the tech world. Earlier this week, the 22-year-old announced that she has secured a $50,000 investment for her startup Flora, as TechCrunch points out.

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The funding for the Oakland native's startup, which seeks to provide information on health and wellness through "curated green content” for young people, comes from Backstage Capital, a firm focused on investing in projects by people of color.

"Ive slightly mentioned my interest in tech, yearning to bridge the gap between my activism and career in a fresh new way and this is it," Kehlani wrote on Instagram. "I cant wait to share this idea, I havent believed in something like this in a while. Proud to say we joined forces with a woman specifically looking to support queer/POC/women, its more than key for our mission to have lined up than anything in the world."

November 08, 2017
Kehlani secured a $50,000 investment in her tech startup Flora