Our mission is to continue supporting & helping diverse leaders create narratives, brands, & businesses they control.

Eligibility Requirement: The founding team must include 1 women or minority co-founder and have not raised or gross over $250K.

  • April 7 – May 1: Applications Open!
  • May 3rd: 10 finalists will be chosen by a panel of seasoned Entrepreneurs, Investors, & Mentors based on application. All 10 businesses will be highlighted and marketed throughout the BYOB distribution channels followed by a round of voting.
  • May 27th: Top 5 finalists will pitch in Washington D.C for our $20k diversity business grant. Scoring will be based on experienced judging + audience participation on Sunday at the #BYOBretreat. Final winner will win our diversity grant of $20,000 in cash & services. Everyone who enters will gain resource guides and additional opportunities via our curated list of grants & business funding.

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