On February 25th, in partnership with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), OneValley will be holding a pitch night specifically for student founders and entrepreneurs from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). 8 selected applicants will have the opportunity to pitch their startups in front of a live global audience of 500+ investors, industry leaders and entrepreneurs.
OneValley is an online innovation network founded in the heart of Silicon Valley. Through our online platform, Passport , we connect entrepreneurs and emerging startups to key networks, essential tools and resources, and savings on world-class services.
All eligible applicants will also be invited to join the OneValley Black Founders Scholarship program , a program supported by partners at Cooley & Brex , that offers an annual Passport account to startups with Black Founders for free.
Make sure to join early to hear a fireside chat with Kezia Williams, CEO of Black upStart who will discuss her experiences teaching aspiring Black entrepreneurs to start successful and profitable businesses.
Not a startup but would like to join us? RSVP and tune in on February 25th at 3p PST | 6p EST to watch! Make sure to login and vote for your favorite pitch to be entered into a raffle to win a FREE YEAR OF PASSPORT!
Juan Scarlett – Managing Director, OneValley Ventures
Marlon Evans – CEO of Nex Cubed
Sophie Liao – Founding Partner, Oyster Ventures