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Black History: Ed-Tech Startup Toyz Electronics hit the Jackpot with the Richard King Mellon Foundation

Damola:  “As we celebrate Black History Month, the historical significance of the Mellon Family investing in the Idowu Family does not evade me,” expressed CEO Damola Idowu. “I am inspired by Booker T. Washington, who received funding from Andrew Carnegie and endowed Tuskegee and Hampton Universities to train former slaves to capture the opportunity of the industrial revolution.