Join Cohort 4 of our 12-week program and mentoring initiative devoted to equipping Black tech founders with unique resources.
Cohort 4 applications now open
Spring & fall sessions
Our BLKtech Founders affinity program unlocks a new world of opportunities for founders through peer-learning, dedicated one-on-one mentoring, and exclusive programming.
- Cohorts run 1-2 times a year
- Runs every Tuesday, 3-5 PM CST for 12 weeks
- 100% virtual
What it's all about
Gain safe space with other Black startup founders
Build confidence as a startup founder and learn action steps fit for your unique set of challenges
Immerse in tailored leadership development education specific to Black startup founders
Engage in peer-to-peer discussions and camaraderie with founders that have similar experiences
Open to all Black tech founders at any stage of their business development, BLKtech Founders is comprised of four main parts:
Private, not-to-be-recorded sessions where we walk through different frameworks of discussions to share, relate, uplife, and more.
EIR office hours
Dedicated Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) to discuss anything related to a member’s business, reserved through our member portal.
Panels of experts lead by a moderator with Q&A from cohort.
Part lecture part peer-to-peer discussions of important topics such as: Confronting Representation Syndrome, Owning the Room and Playing to Your Strengths, and Tackling Tough Conversations.
Opportunity to pitch
Increase your odds of entering our BLKtech Pitch Competition. Cash prize for the winner and opportunity for VC equity for the top 5 finalists.