The $5M Fund

Funding For your Startup

TechRise’s $5M Fund is non-dilutive Friends & Family capital for Chicago Black and Latinx tech founders.  Apply to pitch in one of our weekly pitch competitions for a 1 in 5 chance of receiving $10K-$50K to build your dream.

The numbers

$5M+

Funding for Chicago’s Black and Latinx Tech Founders

40

Competitions each year

1 in 5

Chances of getting funding

<$50K

Up to $50K to build your startup

Additional Funding Resources

From idea stage to growth stage, Chicago’s ecosystem is here to fund you​
Incubator

INCUBATORS

Our city has incubators across the Chicagoland ready to support you on your journey. Click here to see the full list from World Business Chicago.

Angel & Investors

ANGEL & VC INVESTORS​

If your vision is to scale a business fast, you'll need investors. See the full list of Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, and Growth stage investors funding Chicago startups from the M25 team.

Lending & Crowdfunding

LENDING & CROWDFUNDING​

Venture money isn't for every business. If your vision is to create sustainable growth and generational wealth, consider your lending and crowdfunding options here.

CONTACT US

Feel free to email us at info@techrise.co

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