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The 1863 Ventures' Pipeline Program Applications Are Open For 2020

Updated: Dec 31, 2020

As always, Black Girl Ventures brings you opportunities to scale your business. And a perfect way to do that is through accelerator programs. If you missed the nine programs we previously mentioned, you could check them out here. The next accelerator that has opened up is the 1863 Ventures’ Pipeline Program.

1863 Ventures accelerates New Majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth. Their programs focus on providing access to markets, management training, and funding. They are committed to supporting members individually and professionally. Their goal is to create $100B of new wealth by and for New Majority entrepreneurs over the next ten years.

1863 Ventures' Pipeline Program Applications Open for 2020

1863 Ventures is opening applications for both the Spring and Fall cohorts of the Pipeline Program.

The Pipeline Program is a nationwide, four-month accelerator that actively recruits and retains a pipeline of investment-ready businesses who are prepared to achieve scale. The pipeline begins with a required week-long residency in Washington, D.C., and continues with monthly virtual coaching and support.

Here are the deets:

  1. Each participating business must be led by a New Majority entrepreneur and have $10K - $50K of monthly revenue.

  2. The Pipeline Program is a no-cost, equity-free accelerator.

  3. Participants are only required to provide their own travel to and from Washington, D.C., for the Residency portion.

  4. The applications, deadline, and residency dates for each cohort are below. Note that applicants are required to attend the full residency to be eligible for Pipeline, and only one person from each company may attend.

Please apply to the cohort that best fits your schedule. Duplicate applications will not be considered.

Spring 2020

Application Closes: 11:59 PM ET, Friday, February 28

DC Residency Program: Sunday, April 26, - Saturday, May, 2

Fall 2020

Application Closes: 11:59 PM ET, Friday, September 4

DC Residency Program: Sunday, October 19, - Saturday, October, 24

Did you apply to this program? Send us an email at to let us know which one you applied for. Please note, BGV is a collaborator with 1863 Ventures', make sure to tell them you found this list on BGV.

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