I was selected to pitch yesterday @blackgirlventures but had to withdraw due to already scheduled dinner plans w/ #richelieudennis last night.
#favor #blessed #options
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The Man behind the New Voices Fund - Richelieu Dennis. It was a whirlwind weekend! I hopped on a plane Fri night not knowing what to expect; came home today with a $10k check. #NewVoicesFund Pitch Competition. 🤭😮😳
They loved the uniqueness of our business, the story behind our beginnings, that bike, & our videos.
Here’s the deets:
Saw a posting on IG at 9:30am Fri
✈️ (fly out Fri) Ticket was $1100 😮 so I used my miles $5.00 total for my trip. (yas, lord)
$100k up for grabs (split amongst 10)
63 business total came to pitch w/less than 24hr notice y’all!.
2 pitches (2nd pitch 3 judges)
Notified Sun; made it to the finals/awards ceremony
10 business (incl CYCMODE) & their black women founders received grant money to support their businesses. Yas, lord! #freemoney #blackgirlmagic.
I’m proud to be part of the New Voices Fund, #SheaMoisture #Sundialbrands family.
Here’s to #sisterhood, AND to resources, AND to a network, AND to a platform to share our story.
What’s next??? Got a call for an interview with a TV show... And a party at CYCMODE with Sundial Brand team. Stay tuned. 👌🏾🙌🏾.
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