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An invite-only event connecting investors and prospective customers, with a hand-selected group of founders of color.

About the Pitch

An invite-only event will  showcase entrepreneurs of color with the goal of connecting them to investors and prospective. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to influence and diversify the future of entrepreneurship.


  • Companies with traction (already has revenue, strong growth metrics, product market fit and an existing customer base)

  • Pre-Series A or Post-Seed Round

  • SAAS/B2B/enterprise technology/cloud technology/intent to integrate or partner with Salesforce


  • AI/ML

  • AgTech/FoodTech

  • BioTech

  • Blockchain

  • Cloud Computing

  • E-Sports/Gaming

  • Edge Computing

  • FinTech

  • Healthcare/Health & Wellness

  • HR/Workforce Development

  • Pharma

  • Platforms

  • Social Impact

  • Sports/Wearables

  • VR/AR

  • Other

Take a peek
inside The PITCH



May 19

Application deadline: April 14

Skyscrapers Above Times Square at Dawn


September 6

Application deadline: August 11

Image by Adam Thomas


November 16

Application deadline: October 20

About Culture Shift Labs

Profit + Social Good in diversity & inclusion can co-exist. Our clients agree getting that right improves business & society.

Culture Shift Labs (CSL) is a diversity and innovation consultancy that provides services under three pillars: Advising, Strategy, & Activation. Since 2006, we have been a recognized leader in integrating social and financial returns in ways that improve businesses and society. Our Knowledge + Network Formula powers tangible outcomes for our clients.


CSL serves Fortune 500s, Tech Companies, the Investor Community (Family Offices, Impact Investors, PE and VC Funds) and Non-Profits.


Our firm is based in New Jersey with satellite offices in San Francisco and Miami.

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Thank you for submitting your application! If you are selected we will be in touch by May 1st.

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