CBE is excited to announce the addition of the Pitch Competition taking place at the CBE Summit on Friday, February 22!  In pursuit of our continuing goal to highlight excellence in the Black community, Black Entrepreneurs will go toe-to-toe in a live pitch competition.  

Pitch day provides a platform for entrepreneurs of all ages—high school, higher education, and professionals— to present their ventures, receive feedback and start to build relationships with investors and customers!

How does it work?

Step 1: Submit an application to participate here by Jan 22 for an initial screening.

Step 2: Receive confirmation of a second-round interview by Jan 29.

Step 3: Accept final invitation when selected

Step 4: Prepare an 8-minute pitch for our VCs, investor panel and audience

Step 5: Participate in Q&A with judges

Step 6: Be selected as the winner!


Pitch to a variety of  investors

  • Receive feedback on your ideas

  • Get exposure

  • Cash Prize to be announced!

  • Finalists get complimentary CBE Summit ticket

  • Complimentary vendor booth at CBE vendor showcase on Thursday, February 21, 2019


JANUARY 15, 2019