The UIUConnects team is seeking sponsors for its 2021 Startup Pitch Competition. After launching our 1st competition in 2019, with a stellar cohort, 2020 came with its ups and downs and a chance to reset. We target minority owned startups and small businesses, and this year we are focusing on those who leverage technology and digital innovation, to redefine the user experience.The purpose of this Pitch Competition is to be able to provide an opportunity for Entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds, to access funds and resources that will hopefully impact the trajectory of their small business. One mission of Umu Igbo Unite is community development and entrepreneurship, which aims to enable Igbos in the diaspora secure economic self-reliance, parity and power. We hope to ultimately utilize the rich social capital of the Igbo community in the diaspora to build a network of individuals with a passion to see the transformation in their communities. Whether it’s in the diaspora or on the continent of Africa, UIU wants to create a platform for Igbos to make their ideas work. We recognize that a strong Igbo community benefits the black community in the United States and also benefits Nigeria.As an investor, you will be supporting a critical component within the foremost network of Igbo professionals in the diaspora. As UIU is a registered 501(c)(3), your charitable donation will be eligible for tax deductions. The appropriate tax documentation will be provided.
received toward our goal of US$15,000.00