Black Ambition Prize Application Panel and Q&A

Thu Apr 25 2024 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs - UPS Launchpad | Atlanta

Black Ambition Prize Application Panel and Q&A
Learn about the Black Ambition Prize for Black and Hispanic founders at this info-session, hosted by ECOMSPACES on April 25th!
About this Event

Black Ambition Prize Application Panel and Q&A

Come join the ECOMSPACES team at the UPS Launchpad at RICE for an exciting event where we'll discuss Pharrell Williams' Black Ambition Prize Application for Black and Hispanic founders. This in-person info session will provide valuable insights from Maïré Rosa (Winner of the 2023 Black Ambition Prize) and Chantel Powell (Winner of the 2022 Black Ambition Prize), and an engaging Q & A session featuring Jermeen Sherman, the Managing Director of Black Ambition. Don't miss out on this chance to get the knowledge you need to prepare an amazing application! See you there!

Due to limited venue space, RSVP's are required.

<h4>About The Black Ambition Prize</h4>

What would our world look like if Black and Hispanic innovators were given the access, guidance, and support needed to excel, uninterrupted? This is the question Black Ambition seeks to answer.

Black Ambition acknowledges the pathway to capital for talented entrepreneurs has not been equitable. Our objective is to help change that and to open opportunity to ideas that will shape the future. The Black Ambition Prize is a tiered opportunity to compete for $1,000,000 and learn with a network of talented founders and business leaders across sectors.


  • Be a for-profit venture in the fields of consumer products and services, healthcare, media and entertainment, technology, and / or AI.
  • Are already, or intend to be, legally incorporated in the U.S.
  • Have demonstrated progress against a business concept as illustrated by a minimum viable product and/or existing consumer base.
  • Have raised less than $1M in dilutive funding at the time of applying for the award.
  • All team members must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Eligible teams must include at least one founding member that identifies as Black/African/African American and/or Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx. A founding member is a team member having the title of CEO, Vice President or other C-level role (e.g., the CEO or an executive-level direct report to the CEO).
  • Each team must have a minimum of two team members. A team member is defined as an individual playing a critical role for the venture (e.g., employee, essential contracted support) with responsibilities for specific work streams or deliverables for the venture.
  • The lead of the venture (defined as the CEO or President, or most senior role on the founding team) must be a legal U.S. resident and based in the U.S.

<h4>About ECOMSPACES</h4>

ECOMSPACES is a one-stop shop for e-commerce entrepreneurs, offering a comprehensive range of services and experts for everything e-commerce entrepreneurs need to successfully streamline their operations and grow their businesses. We offer a seamless, integrated experience that saves businesses time and money while helping them achieve their goals. Some of the services we offer include marketing and branding support, product fulfillment and kitting services, and content creation services. ECOMSPACES is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the ECOMSPACES team at [email protected].


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs - UPS Launchpad, 504 Fair Street Southwest, Atlanta, United States


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