Official Press Release:
Memphis, Tenn. — Since March, QuarantineCon has grown from an event to a community of more than 4,000 creatives of color. Having captivated the attention of a variety of influencers and companies, the community landed on the radar of Collab, which works to equip black founders and entrepreneurs with tools and information that they often can not access. The two will join forces this Sunday, May 24, at 1:00pm(CST) to host a live virtual pitch competition.
A total of $50,000 will be awarded to black founders who have shown resilience and innovation in the face of COVID-19. Winners will receive a non-dilutive cash prize, a Collab prize pack, hands-on assistance from Collab, access to highly-coveted resources, and an exclusive opportunity to earn an investment from Collab.
WHO: QuarantineCon, a virtual events community; Collab, a capital resource for black entrepreneurs
WHAT: “Pivot & Pitch,” a virtual pitch competition for black founders and entrepreneurs
WHEN: Sunday, May 24, 2020 from 1:00pm(CST)