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Black Girl Ventures x Equilibria Pitch Competition
by Madison Campbell Apr 15, 2021
Did you know that on average Black women entrepreneurs receive less than 1% of venture capital? Equilibria and Black Girl Ventures are joining forces to change that.
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Black Girl Ventures, an organization that provides Black and Brown women-identifying founders with the tools to sustain their businesses, to host a first-of-its-kind National Pitch Competition for founders in the Consumer Packaged Goods + E-Comm industries on Thursday, May 13th at 5 pm CST.
“At Equilibria, we firmly believe in supporting women,” said Coco Meers, EQ’s co-founder, and CEO. “We’re thrilled to be launching this partnership with Black Girl Ventures not only because of their mission to empower women but also because we firmly believe in doing our part to support to close the racial wealth gap. Through this pitch competition and ongoing support, we aim to create economic empowerment for women of color in their entrepreneurial endeavors.”
Through this special event, BGV and EQ aim to increase awareness and support of Black and Brown woman-identifying founders by creating heightened visibility, entrepreneurial education, and low barrier access to capital through a BGV style pitch competition that merges a traditional pitch competition with a crowdfunding approach. Like Shark Tank with an audience, the entire audience votes with their dollars for the pitches that they favor to create access to capital for. There will also be an expert panel of judges who will ask clarifying questions and give intentional feedback to give the audience insight that will help them determine which pitch to vote for.
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