Black Men Talk Tech

Our 5th Annual Unicorn AmbitioPleasen Pitch Competition returns with cash and prizes. Come prepared to pitch your tech or scalable startup to a panel of judges, investors, and attendees. The Competition will take place on Friday, November 10th for tech-enabled scalable startups. In just 5 years, over $30M in funding has been invested into participating pitch competition finalists through curated investor connections.


  • At least one member of the founding team must identify as a Black male
  • Your company is a tech or tech-enabled scalable startup
  • Funding Stage: Seed or Series A
  • Your business must be revenue-generating

Here's How it Works:

Round 1: The Application - Submit your digital application for internal review. 3-4 founders will be selected to pitch live.

Round 2: The Pitch (2 min) - Deliver your pitch for investment to a panel of expert judges

Round 3: The Hot Seat (5 min) - Q&A with judges on the pitch and the plan

Terms & Conditions – Black Men Talk Tech

  • Please acknowledge the above Terms and Conditions
  • In lieu of your resume, please submit your pitch doc and a headshot