The Black Venture Summit Grand Prize awards $20,000 of non-dilutive capital to an early-stage startup, whose venture addresses a pressing need in Black communities, and/or whose founders or co-founder(s) identify as Black or African American. Ventures led by non-Yale students must be based in CT, MA, RI, and NY to be eligible.
This prize is a partnership between CT Next, Tsai CITY, and Yale School of Management’s Black Business Alliance.
Questions about the Black Venture Summit Prize?
For questions about the Black Venture Summit Prize, email Zoe Hunter.
The Black Venture Summit Prize is part of Startup Yale, a collaboration between the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, InnovateHealth Yale, Dwight Hall, and the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale.