November 2 - 3



Culture Shifting Weekend - NYC is the only event of its kind.  We will gather approximately 250 Black venture capitalists and investors, to educate investor prospects and enable deals.

Our goal is to deepen relationships with current individual and institutional investors and connect VCs to new ones.

We currently have sponsorship opportunities available. Expand your initiatives by:

  • Increasing your brand awareness

  • Partnering with other sponsors or attendees

  • Gaining exclusive access to target customers

  • Capitalizing on in-person influence to audience and target customers

  • Receiving measurable outcomes (tracked social mentions, measured on-site engagement, and tracked post-event brand preference)

Dont miss out on being part of this impactful event!

Packages are designed to support a company’s business, professional, corporate and community development goals.


Each sponsorship can be tailored upon request.

*Indicates additional costs will be incurred for venue and catering.

For more information, contact Andrea Hoffman at 973-846-0155 or


A La Carte Items

For discussion of tailored sponsorships and

multi-year, multi-market partnerships.


  • :30 second post event edited and co-branded videos to be posted on social media and for sponsor use as they see fit.

  • Partner with Square 1 Bank to co-host the Nov. 1st kick off party at Yotel

  • Customized post event long form video that’s edited for company use internally and externally

  • CSW Event long form video with the option of sponsor executive interview being included

  • Underwrite the VIP Dinner

  • Co-host the post luncheon Networking Cocktail Reception

  • Use of Katapult Assessment or Katapult Certification

  • Curate corporate or special event with diverse SME’s

  • By the hour consulting on diversity, inclusion and innovation strategy

  • Become a major underwriter of the Black VC’s e-Newsletter and Directory

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It’s great that Google is sponsoring the Culture Shifting Weekend: Silicon Valley 2016. Inclusion helps drive innovation, and this event is an important step in bringing that to life in Silicon Valley, and the technology industry."

David Drummond

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Alphabet

What never ceases to amaze me, is the power when a convener like Andrea can pull together people that are from different walks of  life, but who are oriented towards the same thing, using the power of their business, their entrepreneurial energy, and who they are to make the world a better place."

Cheryl Kiser

Executive Director The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab

I’m very excited about what Andrea is doing and how she brings people together…to figure out how we create wealth and drive innovation.”

Michael Robinson

VP, Healthcare North America, VMware

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Andrea is one of those few people that has the passion, to power human connection."

Chinedu Echeruo

Founder, Giga Meet

Andrea has the ability to convene thought leaders around essential issues and get them to put intentions and actions in motion."

Robert F. Smith

Chairman & CEO, Vista Equity Partners

Culture Shifting Weekend is a unique opportunity to spend quality time with influential, yet under the radar corporate movers and shakers of color. These leaders candidly share their personal journeys in ways I've not experienced anywhere else. There’s no other event like it."

Glen Day

Principal, Americas Information Governance Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

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Founder & Executive Producer


Culture Shift Labs


DENMARK WEST // General Partner,
Connectivity Ventures

REGINALD VAN LEE // Retired Booz Allen Executive and Renowned Management Consultant