If you’re a Black founder enter today!
1871 is hosting a three-round virtual pitch competition, in which Black-led startups will pitch their company for a chance to win a cash prize and equity opportunities from our notable VC partners. Through this competition, we are excited to hear from innovative Black founders across the nation about the passion projects you’re working on and support you (and your business!) with the right funding and resources to help you move the needle.
Please review the competition breakdown and eligibility & guidelines sections below before applying. All applications welcome – entrants do not need to be members of 1871 to qualify. Applications close 04.08.21
Applications are now closed!