Description: MMTC announced the inaugural Capital Pitch Competition Grand Prize, Second Prize, and People’s Choice Award winners. MMTC also presented its Champion of Digital Equality Award. The reception and 2016 conference concluded with a launch party for Technicolor DC, a new organization to connect entrepreneurs of color, hosted in partnership with MMTC.
Host: Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC
Presentation of Pitch Competition Awards:
People’s Choice Awardee: Jay Jackson, President, RYSE
Runner Up: Wesner Jules, CEO, Hoosthere
Grand Prize: Charlene Brown, CEO and Founder, Reciprocare
Technicolor DC Launch Party: Remarks: Xina Eiland, Co-Founder, Black Female Founders; President and Founder, X+PR
Champion of Digital Equality Award, Presented by MMTC in Partnership with Technicolor DC: Aaron Saunders, Founder, Luma Labs; Founder and CEO, Clearly Innovative, Inc.