Your Venture Cultivated
CFBI is seeking talented Black Founders to join our Second Cohort!
October 6, 2023
October 20, 2023
We guide entrepreneurs through pathways to capital
Explore the basics of launching and scaling your startup. We’ll cover the fundamentals of business and explore business models being leveraged by startups across the globe.Week 1
Being in business is all about building products your users love! We’ll explore the basics of product development, design, customer feedback, and iteration.Week 2
Our accelerator program features a self-paced online course; weekly masterminds and mentor sessions. Programming will be up to 15 hours per week.
Participants in the accelerator must have a registered business. The majority shareholders of that venture must be black entrepreneurs.
No! We hope to welcome founders from a wide range of industries to join our program.
The Center for Black Innovation does not take equity nor provide funding for startups that participate in our pre-acelerator program.
Yes. All programming will be facilitated virtually.
Applicants are chosen based on the following criteria: quality of team, actual or potential impact, growth potential and alignment to the accelerator.
All decision will be sent by April 5, 2021. If you have questions about your application, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]