The Meme Game is a product of Cool Black Games, a gaming company with cutting edge technology producing entertaining, inclusive, and culturally connected experiences.
The Meme Game started with a conversation with friends and has now become a game played by thousands of people around the world. We recognized that the Hip-Hop generation lacks interactive games that are culturally relevant to us and The Meme Game is one of many games to address this need.
Sierra Jewell, an award-winning designer, has over 12 years of design experience and 7 years of startup experience and has worked with several of the top brands that target diverse cultures such as being an early employee and first designer at beauty tech company Mayvenn. She won Adobe's first Creative Jam design competition in San Francisco and is known widely for dominating hackathons. Moreover, she has provided art and creative direction for tech, entertainment, and media brands such as Issa Rae Productions, Emmy-nominated web series ToughLove, and BET’s Chasing Destiny. For Cool Black Games she draws on her extensive design experience to shape intuitive experiences that are not only fun to play but also easy to learn.
Lance Coleman, the co-founder of Cool Black Games, is a music and tech industry veteran with over 10 years of experience advising superstar clients like Common, Jill Scott, The Roots, and more in digital strategy and business development. In addition to being behind some of the biggest digital campaigns in the world, he is also an avid business professional that moonlights as a venture capital advisor helping investors find the next big business. He is not just connected to the culture, he is the culture. With a reputation of being a Hip Hop prodigy and having a private network of influencers and culture movers, he helps drives partnerships, tech, and product expertise.