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Wednesday, October 10 • 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Hack Nation - Pitch Competition LIMITED

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A pitch competition created for underrepresented entrepreneurs by underrepresented entrepreneurs. It has all of the elements of a traditional pitch competition, plus a few twists! Performing art elements, a live DJ and a few surprises to bring Showtime at the Apollo vibes to this Shark Tank-like event. Prize packages include cash,  mentor matching, tech swag and more!

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Denise Aguilar

Co-Founder, PreA
Company:PreA is a predictive pre-automotive beginning to end shopping solution. Let’s finally streamline the car shopping process from research to purchase, lease or subscription for new or used Vehicles.Bio:Denise Aguilar is an experienced communications professional with a desire... Read More →
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Vance Ashworth

Founder, Happy Foods
Company:Happy Foods is an application that facilitates, educates, and promotes both healthy eating and living habits.  

Dominique Davis

CEO, Community Passageways
Community Passageways is a Non-Profit Org that works with underserved and marginalized populations of King County. We work with young adults from the ages of 14 to 27 years old. Our goal is to keep young adults out of the criminal justice system by being proactive in getting them... Read More →
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Jolyn GC

Founder, AppX
Company:App X  is an Immersive art experience from your smart device (mobile app)Bio:Jolyn GC is Seattle native and arts innovator focusing on new ways to showcase the amazing and under-recognized art of the African Diaspora.

Soffonias Gebrehiwot

Founder + CEO, Gage Travels
Company:Gage is a travel platform that curates tailored itineraries & connects travelers with locals
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Sabastian Mugazambi

Founder + CEO, Navhana Inc
Navhana is bridging the technology gap for African merchants by providing an online platform to showcase their artisanal products. Navhana is developing the technology that allows impoverished African artisans to create, manage and maintain online seller accounts without internet... Read More →
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Kennedy Onzere

Company:Y-Self is a financial-technologies based applications company that offers clients with smartphone or Internet based devices the opportunity to accomplish financial transactions and other services across international banking institutions with ease.Bio:Kennedy and Kimani are... Read More →

Samuel Tesfamariam

Founder, Rack Tribe
Rack Tribe is an online marketplace for brick and mortar consignment shops, powered by analytics to turn over inventory faster and increase profit per item.Samuel has over 8 years experience working at Amazon, Nordstrom, and eCommerce site to help resolve inventory issues and increase... Read More →
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Nourah Yonous

Founder/ Executive Director, African Women Business Alliance
AWBA provides black women from the diaspora with holistic approach/culturally responsive tools required to start, grow, and scale a business through research and advocacy, training, 1:1 coaching, tailored workshops, access to seed capital and market place.Nourah is a proud African-born... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 5:30pm - 8:00pm PDT
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144