INVESTMENT BOOTCAMP

You could be one of the next  generation's leading  entrepreneurs!

Black Entrepreneurship Alliance (BEA) in partnership with York University’s YSpace invites you to  apply for the new Investment Bootcamp program to support Black founders as they navigate  key stages in their startup journey with the aim of becoming investment ready.

 

The Investment Bootcamp is a 4-month program designed for early-stage and capital ready,  Black-led startups ready to secure funding.

Stream 1

Program Features & Eligibility Requirements

  • This stream is for pre-revenue stage startups

  • Educational workshops on navigating pre-seed and seed stage financing rounds​

  • Mentorship and guidance on securing early capital

  • One-on-one coaching, advising on fundraising strategy

  • Yspace Membership with access to the incubation program for ongoing support throughout the fundraising process (3 Months)

  • DEI/EDI Training for training stakeholders

  • You are looking to create foundational funding insights

  • You are looking to understand the funding process by Angels & VCs (reading a term sheet, funding vehicles, etc)

  • You may have limited or no existing traction, but have a validated MVP (preferably with a pilot)

  • You are building the operational structure required for funding rounds

  • Your startup is at least 50% Black owned

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Eligibility Requirements

 Stream 1​​

Eligibility Requirements

 Stream 2

Stream 2

Program Features & Eligibility Requirements

  • This stream is for post-revenue stage startups

  • Educational workshops on navigating pre-seed and seed stage financing rounds​

  • Mentorship and guidance on securing early capital

  • One-on-one coaching, advising on fundraising strategy

  • Demo day to build 1-1 connections between ventures & investment network

  • Yspace Membership with access to the incubation program for ongoing support throughout the fundraising process (3 Months)

  • DEI/EDI Training for training stakeholders

  • You have some existing traction at a minimum $1,000 MRR

  • You understand the investment process, but you need help finding a lead or closing the round

  • You need support with developing post-fund strategy

  • You are building post-fund operational structure (Board, team, future dilution, etc)

  • Your startup is at least 50% Black owned

Apply today 

Application deadline is January 20 2023

For any program questions please email BEA at bea@bcchc.com