Kō-ə-ˈli-shən / noun
alliance for combined action

Coalition Partners

To maximize ecosystem impact, we seek a coalition of partners who can provide:

  • Financial sponsorship
  • Business development opportunities
  • Technical expertise
  • Creative services
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional guidance and mentorship
  • Startup recruitment
  • Promotion
  • In-kind contributions

Network Effect

The Coalition Venture Studio is designed for cross-Partner introductions and collaboration, creating opportunities for Partners to grow their networks and multiply their impact.

Our Growing Partner Set

IPGLos Angeles DodgersSilicon Valley BankOpportunity FundGingerbread CapitalHarlem Capital/Elysian ParkBackstage CapitalMaC Venture CapitalCollab Capitala16zJumpstart NovaOpportunity HubMinority Entrepreneurship Institute Davis Wright TremaineMerus Capital

Partner Benefits

  • Exposure

    Studio Partners will have access to the Coalition startup Directory, filled with hundreds of vetted solutions from the Black entrepreneur ecosystem across a wide variety of verticals.

  • Influence

    The Coalition is built to provide Partners with the vision, structure, and resources to actively support Black startups with market opportunities, mentorship, guidance, and partnerships to spark momentum for sustained growth.

  • Curation

    The Coalition will work with Partners to identify viable startup solutions from diverse backgrounds that can positively impact their businesses and customers.

  • Opportunity

    Provide your staff the opportunity to apply their expertise and network in an advisory role to support Black-founded businesses through 1:1 mentorship, content, and events.

  • Pilots

    We work with our Partners to identify, develop, and test solutions with the startups from the Coalition Directory to bring their innovation objectives to life.

  • Investment

    Coalition Partners will work together to evaluate investment opportunities to co-invest through a syndicated fund.