Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

MMTC Capital Pitch Awards Reception

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.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 View the photo gallery of the session here .