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(5% off course fee of $999 - The Links)

Black Technology Ecosystem Investment Certificate

Dates: 2nd Thursday of every month, August 2021 - January 2022

Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm EST 

Instructor: Rodney Sampson


Scale School, a program from The Entrepreneurship Center at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, is proud to offer a new, ground-breaking program from Rodney’s Sampson’s 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund: the Black Technology Ecosystem Investment Certificate. This program will provide in-depth training on the tactics, nuances and strategies required to become a knowledgeable investor in high growth technology startups and venture funds. It is uniquely designed for aspiring Black & ally investors who want to specifically invest in the Black technology, startup and venture fund deal flow.


Covering topics such as modernization of SEC regulations, development of an investment thesis, startup investing, venture fund investment, equity crowdfunding, special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC’s), risk assessment, diligence considerations, legal considerations and tax considerations, this six-month, comprehensive certificate program provides hands-on learning into what it takes to become an investor in early stage companies and venture funds, particularly companies with Black founders and fund managers. Participants will learn from nationally known subject matter experts, including investors and fund managers; while gaining first hand experience with what it takes to confidently invest in this asset class in a way that advances racial equity and new wealth creation.


View the full course description: https://unc.live/2OxMmqM


About the UNC Eship Center

We create a better world by inspiring, motivating, and developing entrepreneurial leaders from diverse backgrounds who can recognize opportunities and solve complex problems that lead to positive social change. We achieve this by connecting our world-class research with our exceptional hands-on teaching and practice.

UNC Eship Center DEI Statement

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. They're more than just words for us. They are the foundation of the work that we do as a Center at UNC and in the greater community. We are passionate about creating an inclusive entrepreneurial community that promotes and values diversity. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from all backgrounds, feels supported as they explore their unique path. 

Entrepreneurship is already challenging without the additional barriers that diverse communities face. We are committed to using our platform to bridge the gap and serve as a model by upholding our core value of inclusion. We invite every member of our community to always bring your authentic self and experiences as you join us.





  Location: Online via Zoom
  Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021 - Thursday, January 13, 2022
  Time: -
  Sponsor: Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  Price: $949.00
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card
  Payment Notes: Black Technology Ecosystem Investors Certificate (The Links - 5% off)
  Cutoff Date: 09/10/2021 You will NOT be able to register on or after this date!
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Jill Willett jill_willett@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

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