Black Women Talk Tech

The Pitch Competition at the Annual Roadmap to Billions is back! Pitch submissions are open early, so register and apply now! With up to $20K in cash + prizes on the line, come prepared to pitch your tech or scalable startup to a panel of judges, 100+ investors, and 1,500 attendees. Over $30M in funding and counting has been invested into participating pitch competition finalists through curated investor connections.

Pitch Competition is open to submissions.


  • Must identify as a Black woman
  • Must be operating a tech or scalable business
  • Must be registered for Roadmap to Billions

Here's How it Works:
Round 1: The Pitch (5 min) - Deliver your pitch for investment to a panel of expert judges

Round 2: The Hot Seat (5 min) - Q&A with judges on the pitch and the plan

Round 3: Finalists Final Pitch (1 min) - How will these funds be allocated

Winning Pitch Contestants Will Receive:

First Prize: $15K in cash and prizes

Second Prize: $5K in cash and prizes

Stay tuned - more to be announced.

Please note: The winners of the pitch competition will provide .5% equity to Black Women Talk Tech. These shares will not have effect on valuation and can be classified as advisory shares.