We’re thrilled to announce the semi-finalists of our 2022 BLKtech Pitch Competition!

We had an incredible group of innovative Black-owned startups from across the country, and after a tough deliberation our judges have selected the top 20 companies that are moving on to our semi-finals. 

Best of luck to these incredible founders, & don’t forget to join us on 6.23 for our final event where our top five finalists will pitch their businesses to a panel of our VC partners!

Top 20 Companies of the 2022 BLKtech Pitch Competition

Athlytic by Ashton Keys

Blackboard Solar, Inc. by David Wilson

Climastry by Austin Matthews

CodeAlgo Academy by Triumfia Houmbie Fulks

Empirical Radiance, LLC by Veronica Butler

Eventnoire by Jeffrey Osuji

GeoCloud by Abiodun Johnson

Kado Inc by Gladymir Philippe

Little Diner’s Crew by D.C. Crenshaw

LiveEquipd by Andre Johnson

MartialMe by Nicholas Day

Nailstry by Aurelia Edwards

NixCode by Sydney Davis

Organic Harvest Digital Inc by Oluwaseyi Olaleye

Pass The Peaz LLC by Carl Vann

period by Michelle Mbekeani

ROOMII by Dapo Kolawole

Sotaog by Robert Estill

Thola Inc by Nneile Nkholise

Xeo Air by Bronwyn Morgan

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