About Lab Fund

The Lab Fund is a teaching venture capital fund. It provides benefit to, both, our Fellows and selected early stage entrepreneurs.

Fellows gain experience in equity-conscious startup investing and entrepreneur support. Early stage entrepreneurs from historically excluded racial and ethnic groups receive training, non dilutive funding support, and a network of connections and resources.

Lab Fund Benefits and Outcomes

Participating Fellows gain working knowledge of investor due diligence and portfolio support.

Selected Founders receive non-dilutive funding stipends

HBCUvc network introductions

Foundational knowledge of types/stages/fit for VC funding

Expanded networks in the VC and Entrepreneurial community

Direct technical support by HBCUvc network and Fellows

Progress in custom business milestones

VC backed Founders by our Partners

Awareness and pursuit of opportunities shared through the HBCUvc network

Lab Fund Portfolio

Application Deadlines

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