Support Startups on the Blocks

As of Aug 1, 2020, the Kukua Institute‚Äôs Startups on the Blocks program has held 28 very successful weekly virtual networking and training events with over 600 participants.  In December 2020, we held our first quarterly pitch competition for founders of color where we had 37 applicants and 10 were selected to pitch.  All 10 finalist were invited to participate in our pilot pre-accelerator program, which started in February 2021.  Our goal is launch 20 startups per year.  Your support is needed to build a more inclusive startup ecosystem for local economic development.  Please become a sponsor today.

Please choose your level of support and pay now or download our Sponsor Form

Contributor Level $20 or $50 or $100

Pitch Event Sponsor $500 or $1000 or $1,500 or $2,000 or $2,500 or $5,000

Vendor $50, $100, or $100/Month

Session Sponsor – $500, $1,000 or $1,000/Month

Founding Sponsor – $10,000 or $1,000/month, or $25,000 or $2,250/month

or download our Sponsor Form

Startup Framework Partner – $1750/month or $20,000

or download our Sponsor Form

Hopin Event Platform Partner $500, $1,000, $1,500, $2,000, $2,500, $5,000, $7,500. $10,000, or $15,000

or download our Sponsor Form