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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 Silicon Valley

Friday, May 20, 2022
Location: Oracle 500 Oracle Pkwy Redwood City, CA, 94065
Time: 11:00AM - 3:00PM PDT
Lunch will be provided.

General Session: 11:15AM - 12:15PM PDT
Lunch: 12:15PM - 12:45PM PDT
Fireside Chat: 12:30PM - 1:15PM PDT
Healthcare Session: 1:20PM - 2:00PM PDT

Sponsored by:

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GENERAL SESSION:
An invite-only event will showcase 12-15 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.

INCLUSIVE HEALTH & WELLNESS SESSION:
This invite-only event will showcase 12-15 healthcare, life sciences and wellness BIPOC and Latino/a entrepreneurs with the goal of enabling capital, customers, resources and collaborations.

The PITCH Judges:

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Warren Moore

Vice President, Social Determinants of Health Actions; Walmart

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Angela Sherrer

VP & Chief Counsel, Data and Technology, Walmart

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Sanjiv Parikh

Managing Partner; Avanta Ventures

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Maya Bowie

Vice President, Merchandising Health; Walmart US

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Maria Velissaris

Founding & General Partner; SteelSky Ventures

Application

The goal of this event is to bring together founders of color and investors, potential clients and strategic partners to enable investments, deals and collaborations.

 

Criteria: We are looking for companies with traction; they already have revenue, product market fit and an existing customer base. If you fit the above description and have a company in the following categories, please apply below. Application deadline is Wednesday, May 4th.

 

 

  • AI/ML 

  • Healthcare/Health & Wellness 

  • Agtech/Foodtech 

  • Biotech

  • Fintech

  • Cloud Computing

  • Edge Computing

  • Platforms 

  • Pharma 

  • VR/AR

  • Blockchain

  • E-Sports/Gaming 

  • Sports/Wearables 

  • HR/Workforce Development

  • Social Impact 

  • Other

Apply to The PITCH:
Culture Shifting Weekend Silicon Valley 2022