Meet Chaymeriyia Moncrief, the First Black Woman to Own a Smart Glasses Brand


February 26, 2024

She’s inspiring the culture through social technology!

Chaymeriyia Moncrief emerges as a trailblazer, shaping the future with her brainchild, NSPRE. Born and raised in Alabama, Moncrief’s journey began in March 2020 when she transformed her dream into a reality by launching NSPRE to the public. According to the NSPRE website, what initially started as a collection of memory products swiftly evolved into a tech brand with a mission to “Inspire the Culture through Social Technology.” The brand’s rise has been nothing short of stellar. In a short span, NSPRE has garnered attention and accolades, most notably being recognized by Yahoo as “The Most Prominent Startup.”

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At the core of NSPRE’s offerings are the Smart Glasses, a release that showcases the brand’s skill in blending innovation with style. These glasses have become synonymous with the brand, representing a leap forward in wearable technology. Moncrief’s vision extends beyond just gadgets; it’s about crafting an ecosystem that seamlessly integrates technology into our lives.

The timeline of NSPRE reflects the brand’s unwavering pursuit of excellence. From its initial launch in March 2020 to raising $1.5 million in funding throughout 2020, NSPRE quickly gained momentum. The introduction of Smart Glasses in June 2020 was a turning point, setting the stage for subsequent successes like the NX Pro Plus LE. The brand’s headquarters found a home in Alabama in June 2021, solidifying its roots.

With each milestone, NSPRE continued to defy expectations, securing another $450,000 in funding by December 2021. The year 2022 saw the launch of Solace Smart Glasses and the design of the innovative Sophomore Smartphone, a testament to Moncrief’s commitment to pushing technological boundaries. Last year brought about significant changes as NSPRE underwent a rebranding, marking a new chapter in its evolution. A design patent for the Sophomore Smartphone was initiated in August, cementing NSPRE’s commitment to innovation and intellectual property.


Chaymeriyia Moncrief’s NSPRE is a symbol of empowerment, representation, and the limitless possibilities that emerge when passion meets innovation.

Cover photo: Meet Chaymeriyia Moncrief, The First Black Woman To Own A Smart Glasses Brand / Credit: NSPRE

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