Mixtroz is a Birmingham, Alabama-based startup that has raised more than $1 million to further build up its networking software platform, which connects people at live events in real-time. Mixtroz is considered one of the first minority and woman-owned startups to raise over $1 million.
The founding mother-daughter team of Mixtroz is Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons. They are among only 40 black females to close $1 million in seed funding. Schrader and Ammons founded Mixtroz in Nashville, Tennessee in 2015 and then relocated its headquarters to headquarters to Birmingham, Alabama.