Prize $ 10K
Takes 0% equity
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Diversity
Invests in North America United States
The Black and Latino Tech Initiative is a capacity building 'pre-accelerator' that lays the framework for early-stage companies to develop skills and relationships that attract capital.

We're looking for:
1. Black and Latino Founders – where at least one team member of color holds equity within the company
2. A Product – something tangible with some form of market validation (i.e. users, pilots, clients...the more the better)
3. In Various Tech Sectors – including Marketplaces, B2B, B2C, IoT, etc. We are not looking for 'tech-enabled' companies
4. Coachable – a group of talented individuals committed to the success of the project while open to critical feedback from our program

During our 4 month pre-accelerator, you will:
1. Go through our custom DIAGNOSTICS – where your company will undergo a one-on-one session to determine the viability of their business model
2. Access to our network of MENTORS – featuring a general curriculum filled with speakers, mentors and influencers...
The Black and Latino Tech Initiative is a capacity building 'pre-accelerator' that lays the framework for early-stage companies to develop skills and relationships that attract capital.

We're looking for:
1. Black and Latino Founders – where at least one team member of color holds equity within the company
2. A Product – something tangible with some form of market validation (i.e. users, pilots, clients...the more the better)
3. In Various Tech Sectors – including Marketplaces, B2B, B2C, IoT, etc. We are not looking for 'tech-enabled' companies
4. Coachable – a group of talented individuals committed to the success of the project while open to critical feedback from our program

During our 4 month pre-accelerator, you will:
1. Go through our custom DIAGNOSTICS – where your company will undergo a one-on-one session to determine the viability of their business model
2. Access to our network of MENTORS – featuring a general curriculum filled with speakers, mentors and influencers held in NYC and Newark, NJ
3. Customized ACTION PLAN – based on the diagnostics and curriculum sessions, each company will receive a coach based on their company needs
4. An opportunity to CONNECT – where our program will make the connection between you and our partners, featuring accelerators and potential investors

Each team who receives external funding will also receiving matching funds up to a certain amount with no expectation we'll take equity.

Find out more @ www.BlackandLatinoTech.com
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Staff

Ed Young
Admin
Jeffrey A. Robinson
Admin
Jeffrey A. Robinson Academic Director Professor, Mentor, Advisor of Entrepreneurial Ventures; Advocate of Inclusive Innovation
Linda Edouard
Admin
Linda Edouard Research Assistant
Lyneir Richardson
Admin
Lyneir Richardson Executive Director
Melissa S. Jackson
Admin
Melissa S. Jackson Program Manager
Mukesh M. Patel
Admin
Mukesh M. Patel Executive Coach