Join the Sky in our bold commitment to advancing social change by assisting in the rebuilding of minority owned businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. This program will provide knowledge, resources and support from leading executives in the Chicagoland area to help you reboot your business. Six companies will be selected to go through a four-week business boot camp and pitch competition. All companies selected will receive a financial prize for completing the program.
▶︎ Been in business for at least two years
▶︎ Annual revenues between $100,000 and $500,000
▶︎ Owned by a person of color
▶︎ Based in the Chicagoland area
▶︎ Session 1: Product + Market Fit : 10/23
▶︎ Session 2: Sales + Partnerships : 10/30
▶︎ Session 3: Marketing : 11/6
▶︎ Session 4: HR + Operations : 11/13
▶︎ Pitch Practice : 11/13 – 11/20
▶︎ Pitch Competition : 11/27
▶︎ 1.5 hours with session mentors (corporate partners)
▶︎ One hour with content partner (WBDC).
▶︎ Pitch practice: Each company will get one hour that they can schedule with the pitch coach during the that week, to get prepared for their actual pitch on 11/27.