Southeast Women & Minority Founders: Apply for $10,000 Startup Runway Grant

Looking to learn about raising money while also networking with early stage investors, mentors and other startups? Startup Runway is open for applications from women and minority led startups in the Southeast with customers who want to be investment-ready in 2018. In...

Looking to learn about raising money while also networking with early stage investors, mentors and other startups? Startup Runway is open for applications from women and minority led startups in the Southeast with customers who want to be investment-ready in 2018.

  • In the last 18 months, Startup Runway Finalists have secured over $10 million in funding.
  • 1 out of 4 Finalists successfully raises capital within 6 months of the program.

The program puts founders through a free  bootcamp on hypergrowth, team, traction and raising capital. The Foundation awards one $10,000 grant May 2 and another $10,000 grant November 2.

  1. Apply now at www.startuprunway.co to be in the running for the May 2 Showcase.
  2. Applications for the Spring cohort May 2 are accepted through April 1.

“Women and minority entrepreneurs strongly contribute to Atlanta’s economic growth, and Startup Runway is authentically committed to their success,” says Presenting Sponsor Cox Enterprises Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investments David Blau. “We are proud to support the work Startup Runway is doing in our community to inspire innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.”

“There is a tremendous economic upside to leveraging the power and innovation of women and minority founders,” says Lisa Calhoun, who founded Startup Runway, and runs Valor Ventures, an Atlanta venture capital firm. “Startup Runway is among the leading platforms in the country to help investors and minority startups connect. I’m deeply grateful to Cox for making this mission possible.”

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