Join the Black Founders Network (BFN) for the first Summer Showcase in our new home – to officially launch BFN’s flagship programs supporting Black founders in 2024.

Bringing together the BFN community of Black founders, investors, and mentors, this event will unveil our new visionary Black-led startups and their groundbreaking innovations. Attendees will meet the innovative founders selected for BFN Accelerate 2024; which supports Black-led startups with early traction in revenues and funding to boost their growth. They will also connect with the 2024 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 pitches 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 6!


Please note that this event requires advance registration, and you will be asked to show your QR code upon building entry.  If you are bringing a guest who has not been registered, please have them do so in advance, as anyone not on the list will be asked to join the back of the line, complete the registration before re-entering the building.  Thank you for your understanding.