Black Girl Ventures ATL powered by Google Cloud for Startups @ The A3C Fest...

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10 10th St NE

Atlanta, GA 30309

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Black Girl Ventures works to create access to capital for Black and Brown women founders. The BGV Pitch Competition flips the traditional pitch competition on its head: we allow the audience to donate, eliminate the panel of judges, and empower the community (audience) to ask questions and vote for the winner. Donations are optional. Our partners include Google Cloud for Startups, HubSpot for Startups, Made by Google, and AARP Innovation Labs.

BGV ATL is officially a part of the A3C Festival and Conference.

How does this work?

  • RSVP

  • Attend the event.

  • Listen to dynamic women pitch their businesses. 

  • Vote with your dollars. Donate from $5+ to the idea you favor. Your donations go to the women!

  • All 8 women receive seed funding and/or resources for their business based on your donations. 

The first place winner will receive over $5,000 in cash and prizes including:

  • $3,000 in Google credits

  • AARP Innovation Labs Award (1st Place Only)

  • Cash donations from the audience votes

  • Brand new Google Pixel Book (1st Place Only)

  • A consultation with an accountant

  • 5 hours of business coaching with Shelly Bell

  • 50% off of Penji monthly services, a platform to help you bring your brand to life through graphic design and web design.

  • Access to the Hubspot Start-Up program

Pitch participants must identify as women and Black or Brown. However, audience participation is NOT specific to race, gender, creed or identity. Apply to pitch.

Light food and drinks will be served. [Please bring a valid ID]

This event is open to the public.

We believe that the future of inclusion is NOT to create more silos, but that we can be leaders for Black/Brown women and everyone can help us do that. Everyone can cheer on and advocate for women founders at BGV!

Even if you're unavailable to attend you can support women entrepreneurs by donating. The Black Girl Ventures Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are charitable donations.

Please note: There will be photography and videography at this event for promotional purposes. Your RSVP is an acknowledgment of photography and videography.

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10 10th St NE

Atlanta, GA 30309

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