CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT

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Our corporate partners contribute to building a more diverse, accessible, and inclusive startup ecosystem committed to driving equitable economic growth.

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Consulting Services

We partner with corporations, foundations and other institutions to support their efforts to advance inclusion in innovation.

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Custom fellowships co-designed with organizations focused on advancing inclusive innovation around a specific demographic, geography, or industry
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Execution of program design, mentor recruitment, sourcing, selection, and more
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Support for organizations running accelerators and other entrepreneurial programs through advisory or program management services
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Collaborative consulting services that provide an equity lens to support program design, selection processes, and more
Workshops
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Conducting workshops and training in minimizing bias in investing—for both angel investors and venture capitalists.
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We pull principles from our own experience as investors, as well as from academic and industry-leading research.

Partner Spotlights

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AWS Impact Accelerator

We partnered with Amazon Web Services to advise them on their accelerators focused on Black founders and female founders. Our services ranged from reviewing curriculum design through an equity lens and supporting their cohort selection process to facilitating core leadership workshops.

COMPREHENSIVE
VHLX | A Fellowship for Latinx Founders

We partnered with Google For Startups to launch VHLX, a 20-week, virtual-first fellowship program that supports overlooked Latinx founders in building successful startups by providing company-building services and $10K in non-dilutive funding. VHLX hosts a cohort of 20 Latinx founders to work in building their startups.

WORKSHOP
Angel Investor Bias Training

We hosted a workshop for 100+ angel investors in collaboration with Republic to train them on uncovering blind spots and mitigating bias when investing in overlooked founders.

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Sponsorships

We know the playing field is not level for underrepresented founders. Our sponsors work with us to manufacture privilege for overlooked founders. Sponsorships enable Visible Hands to deliver high-quality, customized assistance to our founders.

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Partner Spotlight

Furthering our deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are eager to leverage our resources to make the early-stage startup ecosystem more equitable and accessible for underrepresented founders.
Julie Haase

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Global Retail Markets

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In-Kind Partnerships

We aim to equip our early-stage entrepreneurs with the critical resources, tools, and support most conducive to their success. Get exposure for your product or service to founders in the Visible Hands network.

Partner Spotlights

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WeWork: Exclusive Workplace Partner

As the exclusive workplace partner to Visible Hands’ 2022 Visionaries Accelerator, WeWork supports the New York City-based participants with free workspace and access to WeWork’s global community, with the goal of fostering innovation through collaboration. At WeWork, the founders are able to utilize meeting rooms for group work, network at building events and more, bringing the benefits of in-person connection to the remote-first program.

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Bolster: 1 on 1 Mentorship

Built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, Bolster matches CEOs with executives, mentors, and board members without the hassle of traditional talent sourcing.

The Bolster team joined forces with Visible Hands to provide personalized mentorship for each founder in the 2022 Visionaries Accelerator program.

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Hill Holliday: The Power Room

Hill Holliday’s new Women’s Equity Initiative, the Power Room, partners with one woman business owner each year who has graduated from the Visible Hands Accelerator to help further grow their business by providing “pro bono” marketing services tailored to their needs.

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For general partnership inquiries or to start a conversation about how we can work together to foster an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem, please reach out to our team.

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