TIE Atlanta Angels Commits $100K To Underrepresented Founders with Startup Runway
TIE Atlanta Angels partners with Startup Runway to invest $100K into startups led by under-represented groups in 2020.
Startup Runway Launches in Chicago!
Largest Startup Pitch for Underrepresented Founders Comes to Chicago Thanks to American Family Insurance CHICAGO (3/4/2020) – The Startup Runway Foundation is pleased to announce its first pitch event in Chicago, May 21, thanks to presenting sponsor American Family Insurance. Founded in 2016, Startup Runway is the largest pitch competition series in the country for underrepresented […]
7th Startup Runway Showcase Recap
The 7th Startup Runway Showcase on October 8–the kick-off event in October’s startup ecosystem Atlanta experience culminating in Venture Atlanta–was the most competitive yet. 10 Finalists, all underrepresented founders, were selected from 600 applications and six states.
Atlanta Startup Runway Doubles Grants Thanks to Cox Enterprises, American Family Institute
Startup Runway Foundation, the nonprofit behind the largest pitch competition in the United States for under-represented startup founders, doubles its grant-making capacity from $10 to $20k this year thanks to presenting Sponsor Cox Enterprises and a new sponsor, the American Family Insurance Institute for corporate & Social Impact. “We’re thrilled that Startup Runway is becoming […]
The Labz Winner of the Startup Runway Fall 2018 $10,000 Grant
Startup Runway #5 featured incredible startups at the edge of innovation in cloud computing, blockchain, healthcare, and government supply chain.
ReciproCare wins fourth edition of Startup Runway
The fourth edition of Startup Runway presented 10 more amazing entrepreneurs that competed for the $10,000 prize presented by Cox. The jury, with investors from Comcast Ventures, Jumpstart Foundry, Wolverine Angels and Mosley Ventures need quite some time to pick the winner – but ultimately unanimously picked ReciproCare as the winner. Congratulations to Rachel Fuller and […]
Ellen Hunter Shares Thoughts On The Startup Runway ExperienceIt's been a great pleasure to meet, connect with, and fund all types of women- and minority-founded startups from across the Southeast. Our most recent Showcase winner, Ellen Hunter of Impactive, is a member of the Atlanta Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) and she recently shared thoughts on her Startup Runway experience and why it was [...]
Cox Enterprises Partners with Startup Runway Foundation To Present 2018 Women & Minority Founder GrantsTwo $10K 2018 Grants for Minority & Women Founders Fuel Atlanta Innovation, Job Creation, and Inclusive Startup Community The Atlanta-based Startup Runway Foundation is proud to announce the support of Cox Enterprises as the Presenting Sponsor for the nonprofit’s 2018 season. With the support of Cox alongside other sponsors, the Foundation will award one $10,000 [...]
Announcing the Spring 2017 Startup Runway Finalists and $10K Prize Check Winner Predictive Ops10 women and minority-led startups were chosen from over 100 applicants to compete in front of investors like Valor Ventures, ffVC, Seraph, Techstars and Black Angel Tech Fund The Startup Runway Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit co-hosted by Atlanta venture capital firm Valor Ventures and local professional club The Gathering Spot, is pleased to announce the [...]
Startup Runway Foundation Announces $10K Strings-free Startup Prize
The Atlanta Hawks, Spencer Stuart, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Connetic Ventures, OnPay, and Write2Market Invest in Bridging the 30% Tech Innovation Gap April — Atlanta — Nationally, 41% of tech startups pitching for venture capital are minority-led, according to the Kauffman Foundation. Yet only only about 10% of venture capital funding goes to minority-led […]