Events & Experiences

We have very exciting founder-focused programming planned and are excited to see you there! We’ve designed all events, workshops and labs with intentionality. Check out our upcoming events below.

Bet it All on Black - April 5
When America catches a cold, Black America catches the flu. And in the midst of an illness we’ve never seen before, we must brace ourselves for a huge hit to life as we’ve known it and a potentially dire time for our livelihoods and businesses. 
In order to keep our community and businesses afloat, we must discuss strategies to weather the storm. Collab Capital is gathering a group of business leaders and investors to discuss the reality of how Covid-19 will impact Black businesses and how we can collaborate to ensure our high potential businesses can come out stronger on the other side of this crisis. Click here to RSVP
Virtual Founders' Therapy in Partnership with Goodie Nation - April 30

COVID-19 has consumed every nook and cranny of your life, including your business/startup life. Join 19 other founders as we discuss the challenges, frustrations and much more surrounding COVID-19 and our new normal.

Office Hours - April 10th

If you have a startup or startup idea and would like to get feedback and guidance from top local entrepreneurs, then sign up for 1-on-1 office hours! Those who are allotted a slot will have the opportunity to pitch expert mentors, get feedback on their business and ask them questions about their business strategy, key decisions, next steps, and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how experienced entrepreneurs would tackle the problems you or others are facing. 8 total slots are available. Apply for consideration here.

Getting Your Tech Specs Built: Communicating Your Technical Needs + Find Your Technical Talent - April 16th

Tons of Black tech founders spend countless hours thinking through the perfect app, but have a tough time getting it built because they can’t clearly communicate their vision to those who can actually build it. In this session, we’ll demystify the process and give you practical tips and tools to share your tech vision in a way that builders can understand…and we’ll give you the scoop on where to find them, too! RSVP Here.

Business Infrastructure + Process - April 21st

Your startup deserves solid infrastructure and strong internal processes! Join us as our expert shares critical tips & tricks that will help you whip your back office into shape! RSVP here to reserve your spot.

Virtual Hackathon - Date TBA

We’re cooking up something really excited! Check back for details soon…

Business Infrastructure + Process - April 21st

Your startup deserves solid infrastructure and strong internal processes! Join us as our expert shares critical tips & tricks that will help you whip your back office into shape! RSVP here to reserve your spot.

Reach Customers Online with Google - April 23

Justin Dawkins, ATL Digital Coach with Google, will be teaching business owners & entrepreneurs on how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. Click here to RSVP!

Cultivating the Perfect Pitch Deck Lunch & Learn - May 19

Learn what makes a pitch deck great! During this event, we’ll dive into each segment of a pitch deck and teach you how to think about your deck from the perspectives that matter. Click here to RSVP!

Are You Ready for Your Raise? - June 30

Founders dream about the day they receive their first investment, but how much do they really know about what’s on the other side? This event will dive deep into how to prepare for an injection of funding and the work that’s needed to avoid costly & timely mistakes. You’ll hear from Sevetri Wilson, Founder of Resilia; Barry Givens, Entrepreneur & Managing Director of TechStars; and Elliott Holland of Collab Capital. Be sure to join us so you can hear real-life stories, tips and tricks on how to best approach your fundraising! RSVP here to reserve your spot!

Intellectual Property 101 - July 8

With so many things to think about — building a product, hiring a staff, fundraising, marketing, sales and more — there’s often little time left for a patent strategy. Join Gaylon Hollis, experienced IP attorney & Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law, as he teaches the basics of IP and shares how to avoid challenges that could put your entire business at risk. RSVP here.

Building a Winning Team - July 23

Ever wonder how successful Black founders built a winning team? Join us and hear from those who have curated a growth-minded staff and managed through the hiccups along the way. RSVP here.

The Balancing Act of Being a Black Female Founder - Aug 24

This event, in partnership with SoGal Atlanta, will discuss distinct challenges faced by Black female founders and help other entrepreneurs to juggle the responsibilities that comes with being a Black woman. RSVP here!

Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely - May 22

In this presentation, we’re going to discuss the important things you need to do to update your business information online and work remotely, and the Google tools that can help you stay productive no matter where you are. Click here to RSVP.

Collab Studio CultureShock $50,000 Pitch Competition - May 24

We’re awarding $50,000 to Black founders who have shown resilience and innovation in light of the global pandemic! Winners will receive cash, prizes, access to highly-coveted resources and an exclusive opportunity to earn an investment from Collab Capital. 

For founders who want to learn more about the application process, click here. Applications close on May 19th.

For those who want to attend, click here to RSVP.

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