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Venture Miami Opportunity Program

Ready to apply?

Applications for the Venture Miami Opportunity Program's first cohort are now closed. To be considered for the second cohort, please apply by Tuesday, February 1, 2022. If you have any questions, please reach out to Kenasha Paul, Opportunity Program Director at kpaul@fiu.edu, or Miguel Asencio, Project Manager at masencio@fiu.edu.

  • 16% of the population are Black, Indigenous, and women of color
  • Only 4%of tech roles in the United States are comprised of Black, Indigenous, and women of color
  • And 0Black or Latina women are CEOs of Fortune 500 tech companies

Find Your Next Opportunity with the Venture Miami Opportunity Program

The Venture Miami Opportunity Program will develop and curate programming that closes the inclusion gap by serving female founders from underrepresented backgrounds and engaging community-based organizations and potential investors. 20 female founders of color will have the opportunity to participate annually. 

Structured as a cohort model, the new program will provide intensive management and leadership training to participants and will focus on four key areas: talent, technology, social network, and access to capital.

 

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