Programs

Mastercard Start Path to Solidarity Pitch Competition

Unlocking access to resources for scale

On September 13th in Atlanta, GA Black Women Talk Tech and Mastercard will host the Start Path to Solidarity Pitch Competition. 3 finalists will compete for $15,000. The winner will fast tracked into our Start Path program Selection Day. Companies selected in this partnership program will received a non dilutive grant of up to $50K and be able to access Mastercard developer tools and other services for their business!

Unicorn Ambition Conference

October 20-21, 2022

Black Men Talk Tech’s Unicorn Ambition Conference is the only national tech conference which focuses on the impact work of increasing the participation of Black tech entrepreneurs in the Innovation Economy. Despite the many successes of Black men in the tech industry, Black men are still underrepresented as founders. Black Men Talk Tech is fixing that problem with their authentic ecosystem for Black men who are scaling to Unicorn status.

Roadmap to Billions UK Conference

November 10 - 11, 2022

Roadmap To Billions is going global. Meet us in London November 10-11, 2022. Registration is open now and Early Bird tickets are available. The first 25 tickets are only £25/$25 with code 25for25.

Microsoft Black Partner Growth Initiative

Join the Microsoft Partner Network

Microsoft’s new initiative was launched to support Black tech companies and entrepreneurs. Partners within the initiative will be matched with a dedicated Partner Development Manager. Click below to learn about the resources for Black tech founders. 

AWS Women's Accelerator

Apply by August 26th

AWS has expanded their $30 million Impact Accelerator to fund women founders. AWS has just launched a one-of-a-kind program that gives more women founders the support they need to accelerate their startup businesses. To further their growth, startups receive a $125,000 cash grant and $100,000 in AWS service credits—all at zero cost and for zero equity.

Talk Tech Learning Series vol. 1: Back to Basics

On-demand Webinar virtual

Black Women Talk Tech and JP Morgan & Chase Co. are joining forces to support Black and brown entrepreneurs. The Learning Series curriculum was created to teach founders how to build and scale a tech business and strengthen the economic foundation of Black communities.

Tech 101: Introduction to Working in Tech

Udemy Course virtual

Develop a Tech Mindset to drive innovation in your work and become more tech-enabled. This course will empower beginners and career transitioners to develop a tech mindset through a mix of lectures that will advance your tech acumen

  • Overcome barriers to entry in the tech industry
  • Level up your understanding of the tech landscape
  • Navigate careers in tech
  • Become more tech-savvy in your own role

The Face of a Founder Summit

On-Demand Conferencevirtual

We created a space for Black women founders, investors, and partners to connect and address the funding needs across the tech startup sector. The Face of a Founder Summit promotes Black women tech founders, businesses, and the strategic conversations and collaborations needed to scale them up and take them to the next level. Click to secure access to the sessions.

Membership Platform

Join a community of go getters and builders. We create masterclasses, panels, fireside chats, and digital classes all focused on tangible advice and education that helps our members move their startups forward.

Partner with Us

As we continue to identify, support, and encourage Black women tech founders, we seek to partner with organizations whose values align and reach amplifies our efforts. Please join us in the charge to help Black women build the next billion-dollar business.

Job Board

Diversity matters and the time is now. Less than 3% of employees at the top 75 companies in Silicon Valley are Black, and women are an even more distinct minority. Now, with the U.S. amidst a fundamental reorientation of attitudes about race and inclusion, Black Women Talk Tech is stepping up to help increase access for Black and Brown professionals in tech. The BWTT Job Board, our partner-exclusive job link, will help bridge the gap for our community and for our partners.

Investor Matchmaking

Black Women & Men Talk Tech has developed a solution to help bridge this gap between entrepreneurs and investors. We work with investors to deeply understand their investment thesis and then source qualified and vetted entrepreneurs running startups that meet the specific investment criteria such as industry, stage, ARR, customer base, etc. By curating these introductions for VCs we can increase funding for our community while helping to diversify the portfolios of our partners.

In Association with Black Women Talk Tech

Black Men Talk Tech

Our affiliate organization, Black Men Talk Tech, is a collective of tech founders helping Black men identify, support and find resources to create the next Unicorn. They too are unapologetic in their support of Black men founders. Visit their website to see how they’re impacting the tech industry.

Talk Tech Association

Black women tech founders are worth the investment, and Talk Tech Association develops the data and insights to back that up. By better understanding Black women founders, our experiences, and the current economic landscape we promote advancement that will help more Black women reach their business goals, and ultimately become independently wealthy.

By the Founders of Black Women Talk Tech

Media

We are creating the first media company focused on global entrepreneurs – over 580 million of them worldwide. Our creative studio produces content for television, film and documentaries for distribution on television networks and streaming platforms, along with our own digital platform.

If you are an entrepreneur, we’d love to hear from you. We are telling the stories of entrepreneurs and their journey to create the next billion dollar business. We’re also looking for production and distribution partners so reach out to us to start the conversation.

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