The Visionary Pitch Competition

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Open to Diverse Founders & Entrepreneurs Nationwide

June 6th, 2024

FINALISTS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED - Click here to see the list

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Visionary Pitch Competition, an initiative aimed at reshaping the narrative and promoting diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship. This competition represents a significant step towards fostering innovation, empowering underrepresented voices, and creating a more equitable business landscape.

In a world where diversity is not just a buzzword but a necessity, we believe that the Visionary Pitch Competition will be a catalyst for change. We are excited to provide a platform for aspiring minority entrepreneurs to showcase their talents, share their unique perspectives, and drive forward groundbreaking ideas.

Our goal is simple: to challenge the status quo and amplify the voices that have historically been underrepresented in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. By doing so, we hope to inspire a new generation of innovators who will not only change their own lives but also contribute to a more inclusive and prosperous society.

We invite all minority entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and the drive to make a difference to participate in this competition. Together, we can rewrite the narrative, break down barriers, and create a brighter, more diverse future for entrepreneurship in our nation.

Get ready to be a part of this transformative journey as we launch the Visionary Pitch Competition. Together, we will rewrite the narrative and make history in the world of entrepreneurship. Let's celebrate diversity, innovation, and the boundless potential within our minority communities.

First prize:

  • $250,000

Participants will be:

  • Minority-owned (51%)
  • For-profit businesses
  • At least 1 year in operation

10 finalists will have access to

services from MBDA Equity Multiplier Project team, including:

  • Complementary pitch deck compilation / coaching
  • 10 weeks of virtual workshops, topics include:
    • Financial acumen
    • Business valuation
    • Legal / investment coaching


Applications closed.


Click here to view the terms & conditions

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