Join the Black Founders Network (BFN) for our annual Summer Showcase – officially launching BFN’s flagship programs supporting Black entrepreneurship in 2023.

Bringing together the BFN community of current and aspiring Black entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors, this event will unveil our visionary Black Founders and their groundbreaking innovations. Attendees will meet the innovative Black-led startups selected for year two of BFN Accelerate; which supports Black-led startups with early traction in revenues and funding to boost their growth. They will also connect with the inaugural recipients of the BFN Smart Start Awards; which support aspiring Black founders at the ideation stage to build and launch their solutions.

Learn the inspiring stories behind their innovations through a series of pitch presentations and community networking. Get ready for an evening of connection and inspiration, as we welcome the next generation of Black founders to our thriving entrepreneurial community. See you on June 16!

The 2023 BFN Accelerate Program is supported, in part, through a generous partnership with the Black Opportunity Fund (BOF). We are grateful for BOF’s unwavering commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and empowering budding Black visionaries through groundbreaking initiatives.