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BGV Fall 2023 Pitch Program

  • Funding
  • Los Angeles, Austin, NYC
  • 1st Place Winner: $10K 2nd Place Winner: $6K 3rd Place Winner: $2K USD
  • Applications have closed

Website Black Girl Ventures

Welcome to BGV’s Fall 2023 Pitch Program. If you’re a founder in  Los Angeles, Austin, or NYC, apply to our pitch program TODAY!

The BGV Pitch Program flips the traditional pitch experience on its head: we coach entrepreneurs, host a live crowdfunded pitch competition, then connect them to community and professionals to support them on their journey. You don’t need to have experience pitching, nor do you need to have a pitch deck already created. WE WILL HELP YOU WITH EVERYTHING.


To be considered for this program, applicants must be :

Identifying as a Black or Brown woman
Revenue generating
51% owned by Black/Brown women founder(s)
In good standing

What you’ll gain

1st Place Winner: $10K
2nd Place Winner: $6K
3rd Place Winner: $2K
Money raised from the audience’s votes on
Membership to the BGV Connect Incubator
Direct funding and access to a new network of business owners and investors.


Deadlines by city:

Los Angeles: Sept 22 (applications close), Oct 5 (program starts)

Austin: Sept 29 (applications close), Oct 17 (program starts)

NYC: Nov 10 (applications close), Nov 28 (program starts)