Year Two of Pitch Black draws record crowd

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Year Two of Pitch Black draws record crowd

On Thursday, August 25, PDC joined Instrument, Portland Independent Chamber of Commerce (PICOC), TiE Oregon and Black Investment Corporation for Economic Progress (BICEP) to sponsor Pitch Black, an event giving African-American startup entrepreneurs a platform to connect with the region’s growing startup ecosystem. Ten entrepreneurs – all black – made their pitches to the audience and then fielded questions about their ideas. Attendees voted for three winners who split the prize money equally, a pot of $4000 thanks to a sold-out crowd. PDC’s Startup PDX Challenge alum ClientJoy – also a sponsor of the event – was one of the winning finalists.

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2017-05-07T03:06:13+00:00 August 25, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneurship|