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FOR YOUR STARTUP
Where Chicago's historically underrepresented tech founders find the funding, knowledge, and networks to help your business thrive.
YOUR PATH TO
Discover dozens of programs, incubators and accelerators including the BLK Tech Accelerator at 1871.
Access sources of funding for your startup including the $5M TechRise Grant Fund and pitch competitions.
TechRise by P33 is a multi-stakeholder initiative to support historically underrepresented tech founders from Chicago. We strive for racial, gender, and economic justice for all by challenging systems that limit access to capital from specific populations, especially from people of color.
In partnership with Verizon, 1871, investors, incubators, community leaders, and startup founders, TechRise brings you community, capital, and connections for every stage of your business. We’re with you from idea to exit.
Angel sponsors ($100K+)
Cornerstone sponsors ($50K-100K)
friends & Family SPONSORS (up to $50K)
From sponsorship to mentorship there are so many ways to get involved at the company and individual level.