Howard University Alum Secures $120,000 Investment from HBCU Founders Fund

Washington, D.C., November 14, 2023 — Book Blaster, the pioneering AI marketing tool for authors and publishers, has secured a substantial $120,000 investment from the HBCU Founders Fund Fall Cohort. This significant funding recognizes the tool’s potential to transform book marketing with innovative AI technology.

Book Blaster, designed to empower authors from diverse backgrounds, simplifies the creation of dynamic landing pages and engaging book trailers. This groundbreaking tool enables authors, particularly from underrepresented communities, to effectively market their books and reach wider audiences.

The investment from the HBCU Founders Fund underscores Book Blaster’s role in advancing the publishing industry. The fund supports early-stage companies, encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship within the HBCU community.

Cameron Clarkson, the non-binary founder of Book Blaster and a Howard University graduate, hailing originally from Saint Paul and now residing in the DMV area, expressed enthusiasm about the future: “This investment marks a pivotal moment for Book Blaster. We are excited to use these funds to expand our reach and continue innovating in book marketing. As someone who bridges multiple communities, I’m proud to lead a tool that will make a significant difference for authors everywhere.”

About Book Blaster

Founded by Cameron Clarkson, Book Blaster is revolutionizing the way authors and publishers promote their books. As an AI-powered marketing tool, it offers accessible and effective marketing solutions for a broad spectrum of authors.

About the HBCU Founders Fund

The HBCU Founders Fund is a $40 million accelerator, fostering startups with connections to historically Black colleges and universities. It offers financial support, mentorship, and resources to promote innovation.

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Book Blaster

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