Starting with our inaugural conference in 2014, PowerMoves has partnered with over 20 organizations to make a national impact. 


PowerMoves@Oakland

PowerMoves partnered with StartUps Illustrated to host a Saturday brunch and DEMO Day showcasing early-stage entrepreneurs of color from across the county. The pitch participants and PowerMoves team pose for a photo following the culmination of the program. 

PowerMoves partnered with StartUps Illustrated to host a Saturday brunch and DEMO Day showcasing early-stage entrepreneurs of color from across the county. The pitch participants and PowerMoves team pose for a photo following the culmination of the program. 


PowerMoves@Chicago

PowerMoves partnered with ImBlackInTech and 1871 to host a one-of-a-kind B2B Micro-Conference designed to help founders of color seeking corporate and government contracts to boost their revenues. Brian Brackeen, Founder of Kairos, and a panel of experts share best practices for closing B2B deals. 

PowerMoves partnered with ImBlackInTech and 1871 to host a one-of-a-kind B2B Micro-Conference designed to help founders of color seeking corporate and government contracts to boost their revenues. Brian Brackeen, Founder of Kairos, and a panel of experts share best practices for closing B2B deals. 


PowerMoves@Miami

With the help of the Knight Foundation, PowerMoves hosted a 3-day conference in Miami including pitch competitions, networking events, and expert panels. The judges listen to 5 founders pitch their companies to investors in the audience for a chance to win $25,000 in capital.

With the help of the Knight Foundation, PowerMoves hosted a 3-day conference in Miami including pitch competitions, networking events, and expert panels. The judges listen to 5 founders pitch their companies to investors in the audience for a chance to win $25,000 in capital.


PowerMoves@NOLA 2nd Annual Conference

During the 2nd annual conference in New Orleans, PowerMoves showcased the most promising founders of color from across the nation. Jewel Burks, Co-Founder of Partpic, competes in the Morgan Stanley Series A Pitch. 

During the 2nd annual conference in New Orleans, PowerMoves showcased the most promising founders of color from across the nation. Jewel Burks, Co-Founder of Partpic, competes in the Morgan Stanley Series A Pitch. 


PowerMoves@Detroit

With the launch of City Ventures, PowerMoves expanded its programming to Detroit in partnership with Invest Detroit and with the support of Morgan Stanley. Rodney Williams, Founder of LISNR, pitches his company to the panel of judges and an audience of potential investors.

With the launch of City Ventures, PowerMoves expanded its programming to Detroit in partnership with Invest Detroit and with the support of Morgan Stanley. Rodney Williams, Founder of LISNR, pitches his company to the panel of judges and an audience of potential investors.


PowerMoves@NOLA Inaugural Conference

For its inaugural conference, PowerMoves partnered with Techstars and ESSENCE Festival to bring together founders of color from across the nation at all stages to compete for capital and build a community of like-minded professionals dedicated to its mission. Over a dozen founders gather for a photo opportunity during a full day of mentoring, coaching, and networking. 

For its inaugural conference, PowerMoves partnered with Techstars and ESSENCE Festival to bring together founders of color from across the nation at all stages to compete for capital and build a community of like-minded professionals dedicated to its mission. Over a dozen founders gather for a photo opportunity during a full day of mentoring, coaching, and networking.