Fri, 17 Jun|
Cleveland Metropolitan Conference Center
NextGen Pitch Competition
Join us as 7 HBCU NextGen Student Visionaries vie for the opportunity to be awarded up to $10K in funding and crowned the winner.
Time & Location
17-Jun-2022, 6:00 pm GMT-4
Cleveland Metropolitan Conference Center, 1375 E 9th St floor 2, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA
About the Event
Join us as 7 HBCU NextGen Student Visionaries vie for the opportunity to be awarded up to $10K in funding and crowned the winner.About this event
On June 17th, the NBA Foundation, in partnership with Black Girl Ventures (BGV), will present a special BGV Pitch where seven (7) entrepreneurs from HBCUs will present their business concept for a chance to win capital.
- 1st prize is $10K
- 2nd prize is $6K
- 3rd prize is $2K
- Plus, other non monetary gifts that will help elevate their businesses to the next level.
These 7 Student Visionaries and entrepreneurs are the top graduates of the 2022 BGV’s NextGen Program. They have been training for weeks for the opportunity to be a part of this amazing competition, while learning new and innovative ideas to assist, develop and scale their businesses.
Cocktail hour starts at 6 pm preceding the pitch.
This is truly an inspirational event that you will not want to miss. Join us for an evening of celebration, awards and networking.
Top 7 Student Visionaries:
Kenia Best, Your Very Own! | Bowie State University
Kennedy Dumas, Stationery Black | Edward Waters University
Daa’iyah Fogle, Day’s Design | Claflin University
Peter Iwuh, TyKoon MP | Morgan State University
Malcolm Lee, Gabb Global | Virginia Union University
Daryl “Dj” Riley, Tendaji | North Carolina A&T University
Zipporah Sowell, Rooted Vybz LLC | Tuskegee University