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Black Technology Ecosystem Investors Certificate Program

Starting October 7

Program at a Glance

The Black Technology Ecosystem Investors Certificate Program is a nine-week, comprehensive training on the tactics, nuances and strategies required to become a knowledgeable investor in high-growth technology startups and venture funds. It is uniquely designed for current or aspiring investors as well as high net worth individuals, who want to invest through the lens of racial equity and support Black founders and Black-founded companies with their investment dollars.
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After this course, you will have

  • knowledge about the Black tech ecosystem
  • knowledge about Black tech deal flow
  • an understanding of the regulatory and legal landscape for investment
  • experience with evaluating and making investment decisions 
  • relationships with national players in the Black Tech Ecosystem
  • access to Black fund managers investing in this asset class.

This certificate will be helpful if you

  • are a current or aspiring angel or venture fund investor 
  • are a Black and/or ally high net worth individual with interest in this alternative asset class
  • are committed to creating a more equitable ecosystem and narrowing the wealth gap
  • want to understand the regulations and risks associated with investing in early stage companies

Topics covered

  • Angel and venture fund Investing
  • Navigating the Black Tech Ecosystem
  • Understanding SEC and legal regulations
  • Risk assessment when investing in early stage companies
  • Venture fund and direct startup investing
  • Negotiating terms sheets
  • Post-investment mentorship and advising
  • Accounting, taxes and exits
  • Black wealth creation

World Class Faculty & Guest Speakers

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